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  • Der Mythos von der Weisheit Ägyptens in der französischen Literatur der Moderneby Michael Bernsen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 36.06

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Frage nach den Gründungsmythen Europas ist im Zeitalter der Globalisierung besonders virulent. Will man ein europäisches Netzwerk schaffen, muss man sich auf die europäischen Dimensionen der nationalen Kulturen besinnen und ihre für den Kontinent Identität stiftenden Potenziale verfolgen. Ein Gründungsmythos Europas ist der... more...

  • Western Literature in China and the Translation of a Nationby Shouhua Qi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book studies the reception history of Western literature in China from the 1840s to the present. Qi explores the socio-historical contexts and the contours of how Western literature was introduced, mostly through translation and assesses its transformative impact in the cultural, literary as well as sociopolitical life of modern China. more...

  • Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicalsby E. M. Palmegiano

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 130.00

    This annotated bibliography of nineteenth-century British periodicals reveals how Victorian commentaries on journalism shaped the discourse on the origins and contemporary character of the domestic, imperial and foreign press. more...

  • Editorby Max Hastings

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.35

    In February 2002 Max Hastings retired from his position as a 'Fleet Street' Editor. His is an enormously illustrious career which started in 1985, when he was offered the Editorship of a national institution - the Daily Telegraph - in a surprise move by its owners. This candid memoir tells the story of what happened to him, and to a great newspaper,... more...

  • Double Agentsby Erin G Carlston

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Why were white bourgeois gay male writers so interested in spies, espionage, and treason in the twentieth century? Erin G. Carlston believes such figures and themes were critical to exploring citizenship and its limits, requirements, and possibilities in the modern Western state. Through close readings of Marcel Proust?s novels, W. H. Auden?s poetry,... more...

  • Editorby Max Hastings

    Pan Macmillan UK 2002; US$ 12.72

    In February 2002 Max Hastings retired from his position as a 'Fleet Street' Editor. His is an enormously illustrious career which started in 1985, when he was offered the Editorship of a national institution-the Daily Telegraph-in a surprise move by its owners. This candid memoir tells the story of what happened to him, and to a great newspaper, over... more...

  • The Undefeatedby George Paloczi-Horvath; Agi Argent

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    George Paloczi-Horvath was born in 1908 into the feudal nobility of Hungary. Despite his privileged background, he came to realize that his family?s wealth was based on the exploitation of a brutalized peasantry. By the 1930s he was an active anti-Nazi; in 1941 he was forced to flee the country. Returning after the war as a dedicated communist, he... more...

  • The First Lady of Fleet Streetby Eilat Negev; Yehua Koren

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 13.11

    In the late nineteenth century, at a time when women were still denied the vote, Rachel Beer defied convention to take the helm first of The Observer, and then the Sunday Times, becoming the first woman ever to edit a national newspaper. It was to be over eighty years before Fleet Street would see the like again. Barred from the London Clubs and the... more...

  • A Rough Guide To The Dark Sideby Daniel Simpson

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Ever dreamed of changing the world? Daniel Simpson shows how not to do it. more...

  • Three Hundred Years of Irish Periodicalsby Barbara Hayley; Enda McKay

    The Lilliput Press 1987; US$ 14.57

    An invaluable collection of Irish Periodicals edited by Barbara Hayley and Enda McKay more...