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  • The Consolations of Writingby Rivkah Zim

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Boethius wrote The Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between the prisoner and his mentor, Lady Philosophy. This classic philosophical statement of late antiquity has had an enduring influence on Western thought.... 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...

  • Globalization and Literatureby Suman Gupta

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Russian Formalist Criticismby Lee T. Lemon; Marion J. Reis; Gary Saul Morson

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 20.00

    The Russian formalists emerged from the Russian Revolution with ideas about the independence of literature. They enjoyed that independence until Stalin shut them down. By then, however, they had produced essays that remain among the best defenses ever written for both literature and its theory. Included here are four essays representing key points... more...

  • Wildes Erzählen - Erzählen vom Wildenby Larissa Schuler-Lang

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Using the methodology of cultural criticism as applied to medieval studies, this work examines different manifestations of wildness in medieval literary narratives, with an equal emphasis on issues of poetology and literary anthropology. Close textual readings newly illuminate the complex connections between self-understanding and representations... more...

  • Der ganze Mensch - die ganze Menschheitby Stefan Hermes; Sebastian Kaufmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Around 1800 European authors became manifestly interested in distant and different cultures, an interest that extended to fictional literature and aesthetics. This volume examines the poetic and aesthetic innovation that emerged from involvement with ethnological and anthropological phenomena, and the extent to which literature and aesthetics,... more...

  • TransAreaby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    This volume takes the view that globalization is not a recent phenomenon, but instead an enduring process, marked by four periods of accelerated change. The Early Modern period in European historiography is linked to our present experience of globalization by way of the diverse global trends that took place during the Age of Modernity.... more...

  • Literature and the Political Imaginationby Andrea T. Baumeister; John Horton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This volume shows how modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. It uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as nationalism, liberal philosophy, utopiansim, narrative and the role of theory in political thought. A variety of approaches are adopted and the aim is to show some of the many and... more...

  • The Edward Said Readerby Edward W. Said; Moustafa Bayoumi; Andrew Rubin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    Edward Said, the renowned literary and cultural critic and passionately engaged intellectual, is one of our era's most formidable, provocative, and important thinkers.  For more than three decades his books, which include Culture and Imperialism , Peace and Its Discontents , and the seminal study Orientalism , have influenced not only our worldview... more...

  • Differentialsby Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams... more...