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  • A Said Dictionaryby R. Radhakrishnan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 86.95

    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...

  • Meisterschaft im Prozessby Franziska Wenzel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung von Strophen... more...

  • Der Drache in der mittelalterlichen Literatur Europasby Timo Rebschloe

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 72.58

    Der Drache ist eine beliebte Figur der Literatur ? von der Antike bis heute. Er ist aber anscheinend auch ein Stereotyp: Er verkörpert bis heute das Böse, das Chaotische, das lebensfeindliche Prinzip und sogar den Teufel. Diese Arbeit fragt, welche Rolle speziell der mittelalterlichen Literatur bei der Deutung des Drachen zukommt. Unter Berücksichtigung... more...

  • Raumordnungen bei Theodor Fontaneby Katrin Scheiding

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.70

    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...

  • Ruminations on Twentysomething Lifeby Aaron Karo

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 16.95

    IS THERE LIFE AFTER COLLEGE? In this sidesplitting follow-up to his smash hit, Ruminations on College Life, Aaron Karo takes readers on another outrageous journey -- this time through his early twenties. With hilarious anecdotes and irreverent observations, Karo captures the twentysomething experience like never before and answers the question,... more...

  • The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literatureby David M. Posner

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 51.00

    Illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature. more...

  • The Literature of Satireby Charles A. Knight

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00

    This is an accessible but sophisticated study of satire from the classics to the present. more...

  • A Companion to Satireby Ruben Quintero

    Wiley 2008; US$ 212.95

    This collection of twenty-nine original essays, surveys satire from its emergence in Western literature to the present. Tracks satire from its first appearances in the prophetic books of the Old Testament through the Renaissance and the English tradition in satire to Michael Moore’s satirical movie Fahrenheit 9/11 . Highlights the important... more...

  • Jokes Every Man Should Knowby Don Steinberg

    Quirk Books 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Only Joke Book You?ll Ever Need   Featuring:      ?  Nine Jokes about Heaven and Hell      ?  Eight Jokes Just for Kids      ?  Nineteen Jokes Definitely Not for Kids      ?  Six Jokes about Lightbulbs      ?  Seven Jokes about Bars      ?  The World?s Only Funny Knock-Knock Joke   Plus alternate versions, roasts and toasts, historical... more...

  • Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Meby Chelsea Handler; and Other Victims Friends Chelsea's Family

    Grand Central Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    "My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate."--Chelsea Handler, from Chapter 10 of Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang It's no lie: Chelsea Handler loves to smoke out "dumbassness," the condition... more...