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  • Globalization and Literatureby Suman Gupta

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between globalization studies and literature and literary studies, and the bearing that they have on each other. It engages with the manner in which globalization is thematized in literary works; examines the relationship between globalization theory and literary theory; and discusses... more...

  • Hell and Backby Tim Parks

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    A brilliant new collection of essays of writers and their craft by the man Joseph Brodsky has called ""the best British author working today"". In Hell and Back,Tim Parks, a celebrated novelist and master of the essay form, offers a wide range of wonderfully challenging, always provocative reflections on literature and the art of writing. In this... more...

  • Hopeless But Not Seriousby Jack McLean

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    In the early 1950s Sir Winston Churchill met the Irish politician Sean Lemass, who was later to become Taoiseach. The great statesman remarked upon the economic circumstances of Britain at the time. 'The situation in Great Britain,' quoth Churchill in his most grandiloquent tones, 'is serious but not hopeless.' Lemass responded instantly, 'Sure,' he... more...

  • Auf ewig Feind?by Thomas Wittek

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 0.00

    Die britische Propaganda zeichnete im Ersten Weltkrieg sehr wirkungsvoll das Zerrbild von den Deutschen als bestialischen Hunnen, die mordend und plündernd über ihre Nachbarn herfielen. Zur Verbreitung nutzten die staatlichen Propagandastellen insbesondere die modernen Massenmedien Presse und Film. Thomas Wittek untersucht erstmals, welche Folgen die... more...

  • Literarische Anthropologieby Alexander Kosenina

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 31.00

    Der Mensch erobert die Literatur! Im Zeitalter der Aufklärung rückt der Mensch ins Zentrum des wissenschaftlichen Interesses. Aber wie schlägt sich diese neue Menschenkunde in der 'schönen' Literatur nieder? Wie lassen sich ihre inhaltlichen und methodischen Perspektiven für ein besseres Verständnis literarischer Texte nutzen? Der... more...

  • Zone of the Marvellousby Martin Edmond

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    He's constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.' - Jim Shepard, New York Times New Zealand and Australia were imagined thousands of years before they became real. From Plato's Atlantis to Dante's Mount Purgatory, Sinbad the Sailor to Abel Tasman, travellers, writers, map-makers, charlatans and rogues dreamed of... more...

  • Comparaisons, raisons, raisons d'Étatby Armelle Lefebvre

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00

    Der Band versammelt die Beiträge einer Arbeitstagung über das politische Denken im Rahmen der frühneuzeitlichen "Gelehrtenrepublik". Zur Diskussion stand, welche gelehrten Praktiken bei der Entwicklung eines modernen Staatsgedankens zur Anwendung kamen. Während im 16. Jahrhundert rechtlich-politische Systeme im Wesentlichen noch mit dem Instrumentarium... more...

  • Voices of Scottish Journalistsby Ian MacDougall

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 17.99

    Newspaper journalism is a romantic profession. The men and women who wrote for newspapers in the twentieth century started work in a 'Hold the front page!' atmosphere: hot metal, clicking typewriters and inky fingers. In this fascinating collection, the latest in the Scottish Working People's History Trust series, Ian MacDougall has captured the memories... more...

  • Wildes Erzählen - Erzählen vom Wildenby Larissa Schuler-Lang

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Im Zentrum der vorliegenden Untersuchung steht das in der mittelalterlichen Literatur häufig anzutreffende Phänomen des Wilden, das dem Helden in ganz unterschiedlicher narrativer Ausgestaltung begegnen kann: So gehören neben wilden Tieren und wilder Natur auch die Wildleute des Mittelalters zu dem Motivkreis, der gemeinhin als das Andere... more...

  • 'New Statesman'by Adrian Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...