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  • Writing Reviews for Readers' Advisoryby Brad Hooper

    ALA Editions 2010; US$ 36.00

    Reviews are an important resource for readers? advisory and collection development. They are also a helpful promotional tool, introducing patrons to what is new on the shelf. more...

  • Readers and Readingby Andrew Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Much literary criticism focuses on literary producers and their products, but an important part of such work considers the end-user, the reader. It asks such questions as: how far can the author condition the response of the reader, and how much does the reader create the meaning of a text? Dr Bennett's collection includes important essays from such... more...

  • The Skeptic Disposition In Contemporary Criticismby Eugene Goodheart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Eugene Goodheart's remarkably compact and penetrating analysis examines the skeptic disposition that has informed advanced literary discourse over the past generation. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • The Poverty of Structuralismby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The Poverty of Structuralism is the first in a sequence of volumes which examine in turn the basic ideas of Saussure, Marx and Freud, and analyse the way in which they have been developed and applied to art, culture and modern textual theory. The text offers a critical introduction to the structuralist foundations of modern literary theory. It gives... more...

  • Modern Criticism and Theoryby Nigel Wood; David Lodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    This third edition of Modern Criticism and Theory represents a major expansion on its previous incarnations with some twenty five new pieces or essays included. This expansion has two principal purposes. Firstly, in keeping with the collection?s aim to reflect contemporary preoccupations, the reader has expanded forward to include such newly emergent... more...

  • The Dematerialisation of Karl Marxby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This volume constitutes both an attack on modern left wing literary theory - the main product of the last Marxist renaissance in the past thirty years - and a defence of the one element of Marxism which, in the general collapse, modern theorists have been happiest to lose, its economic materialism. It traces Marxist theory from its beginnings in Hegelian... more...

  • The Book Lovers' Companionby Various Authors

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    With so many fantastic books out there, it can often be difficult to choose what to read next. Thankfully, The Book Lovers' Companion - an updated and revised version of The Book Club Bible - is here to help: bringing together a huge range of the best and most loved titles in one comprehensive guide. Featuring a diverse selection of books to choose... more...

  • Das Subjekt in Literatur und Kunstby Simona Bartoli-Kucher; Dorothea Böhme; Tatjana Floreancig

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 66.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Im vorliegenden Band, der aus einem internationalen Klagenfurter Symposion hervorging, werden die Stellung des Subjekts und die Entwicklung der Subjektivität vom Spätmittelalter(Dante) bis zur Postmoderne auf komparatistischer und interdisziplinärer Ebene untersucht. Während der erste Teil des Bandes hauptsächlich die frühe Moderne... more...

  • Anthropologische Literatur - Literarische Anthropologie?by Nora V Gores

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.94

    Menschen, die von ihrem Leben in Armut erzählen und uns so Teil haben lassen an ihren Erlebnissen und ihrem Verständnis der Welt haben mit ihren Geschichten oft fasziniert und ein großes Publikum erreicht. Von sozialistischen Regierungen als zentrales Werkzeug zur Integration der Ärmsten in die Gesellschaft gefeiert, und von Kritikern als literarisch... more...

  • Dioskuren, Konkurrenten und Zitierendeby Jan Cölln; Annegret Middeke

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 43.19

    Liebes- und Ehepaare, Koalitionäre, Zweikämpfer, Freunde, Kontrahenten oder auch Geschwister spielen in der Literatur von Anbeginn eine zentrale Rolle. Paarkonstellationen wie diese bilden aus zwei Einheiten eine Dritte, in der sie sowohl weiterbestehen als auch aufgehoben sind. In manchen Fällen ist im Laufe der Zeit die Individualität der beiden... more...