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  • Perspectives on Contemporary Literatureby David Hershberg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Today's music, painting, and film share with literature in the development of a new aesthetic, even as these other arts influence (and are influenced by) literary themes and structures. And at the same time the music and art of the past continue to re-echo in twentieth-century letters. The thirteen essays gathered here open a fine and varied view... more...

  • Perspectives on Contemporary Literatureby David Hershberg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In all parts of the world and in every age, many of the greatest works of literature have been shaped or inspired by the swirl of historical events. The wars, holocausts, and mushroom clouds of our own era haunt the pages of many twentieth-century writers; events of the past, even the remote past, also inspire many authors, though their work is contemporary... more...

  • Raumordnungen bei Theodor Fontaneby Katrin Scheiding

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Darstellung des Raums hat eine große Bedeutung in Theodor Fontanes Romanwerk. Bei der Lektüre der Werke wird deutlich, dass der Dichter gezielt mit unterschiedlichen Räumen, Orten und Schauplätzen sowie kontrastreich gegenüber gestellten Lebensbereichen arbeitet. Die Handlungsumgebung ist keine bloße Kulisse, sondern korrespondiert... more...

  • A Said Dictionaryby R. Radhakrishnan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 40.95

    This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson Describes the crucial terms and concepts... more...

  • Theory and the Disappearing Futureby Tom Cohen; Claire Colebrook; J. Hillis Miller; with a manuscript by Paul de Man

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 28.95

    Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ?high theory?, an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this... more...

  • The Use of Imaginary, Historical, and Actual Maps in Literatureby John Wyatt

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95

    In this text, the author highlights unrecorded discoveries about how maps and literature are associated. Not only do maps give us a tool by which to understand a physical reality as it actually exists, but maps can support the realm of literary fiction - such as Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or Stevenson’s Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...

  • "Das Land, von welchem niemand wiederkehrt"by Walter Haug

    De Gruyter 1978; US$ 140.00

    "Das Land, von welchem niemand wiederkehrt" : Mythos, Fiktion u. Wahrheit in Chrétiens "Chevalier de la Charrete", im "Lanzelet" Ulrichs von Zatzikhoven u. im "Lancelot"-Prosaroman more...

  • 'Melusine' und 'Fortunatus'by Anna Mühlherr

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 140.00

    "Melusine" und "Fortunatus" : verrätselter und verweigerter Sinn more...

  • 1,033 Reasons to Smileby Elizabeth Dutton

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95

    With all the impending doomsday predictions everyone is looking for a reason to smile these days. And why not? Smiling has been shown to relieve stress, boost the immune system, release endorphins, and even make us more attractive. It?s the natural drug. So put down the Xanax and pick up a copy of 1,033 Reasons to Smile . Whether it?s the sight... more...

  • 1001 Insults, Put-Downs, & Comebacksby Steven Price

    Lyons Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    A collection of often impolite, but always witty taunts from the world's masters of the studied insult. more...