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  • Die Reiterin - Heft 6/2011by Forum Zeitschriften und Spezialmedien

    Forum Zeitschriften und Spezialmedien 2011; US$ 3.23

    Die neue Zeitschrift für Frauen. Alles was eine Reiterin denkt, träumt und bewegt. Eine Liebeserklärung an das schönste Hobby der Welt! Unsere Heft-Rubriken: Reiten & Leben, Spezial: Stuntpferde, Mode &; Styling, Ratgeber: Winterwellness, Beauty & Wellness, Pferde & Reiterwelten more...

  • Changing Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourseby Birte Bös; Lucia Kornexl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “A Bloody Massacre near Carson” (1863), are forerunners of a genre – news satire – which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception. Unlike the present-day fake news press, represented e.g. by the British satirical magazine... more...

  • Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Kathryn Shevelow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. First... 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 2015; 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...

  • Piers Morgan - The Biographyby Emily Herbert

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    This affectionate and in-depth biography examines the incredible life of this remarkable man. From his early life growing up in a pub in Sussex, through the scandals he encountered as an editor, to how his life has taken a new turn with his stateside career and recent marriage.Piers Morgan is one of the best-known faces in the British media, whose... more...

  • My Friend the Mercenaryby James Brabazon

    The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 34.95

    Notorious mercenary Nick du Toit acted as James Brabazon's bodyguard while he reported from behind rebel lines on the Liberian civil war. Brabazon writes of this time and how Du Toit exposed details of the covert military operation to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea, a tiny oil-rich country, that failed with far-reaching consequences. more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 30.04

    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 von der Weisheit Ägyptens.... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    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...