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  • From Cover to Coverby Kathleen T. Horning

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    The revised edition of From Cover to Cover offers a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best examples of children's literature today and also includes practical advice on how to write clearly articulated, reasoned opinions so that others can learn about books they have not yet read. A brief, updated introduction explains how children's books... more...

  • LARB Digital Edition: The LARB Quarterly Journalby Tom Lutz

    Los Angeles Review of Books 2015; US$ 2.99

    The Digital Edition LARB Quarterly Journal epub is a selection of feature articles, poetry and shorts from the Los Angeles Review of Books's Quarterly Journal, curated by Editor-in-Chief Tom Lutz. more...

  • Anthropologische Literatur - Literarische Anthropologie?by Nora V Gores

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.20

    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...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 53.08

    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...

  • Literatur und Theorie seit der Postmoderneby Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht; Klaus Birnstiel; Erik Schilling

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2012; US$ 39.93

    <P>Seit der Postmoderne wird die Grenze von Literatur und (Literatur-)Theorie aus beiden Richtungen überschritten. Ehedem kategorial Getrenntes begegnet einander in einer Vielzahl überraschender, mit den herkömmlichen Mitteln der Literaturwissenschaft kaum einzuholender Konstellationen: Theorie wird zu Literatur, Literatur zu Theorie.</P> <P>Der... more...

  • Slavic Structuralismby Endre Bojtar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00

    This work examines Czech Structuralism from the mid-nineteen twenties until 1948 (J. Mukařovský, R. Jakobson, F. Vodička, R. Wellek, etc.), the Polish so-called Integral School, lasting from about 1930 until 1945, (M. Kridl, K. Budzyk, F. Siedlicki, D. Hopensztand, S. Żółkiewski), as well as R. Ingarden's views on literary criticism,... more...

  • The Reader and the Textby Diana Sorensen Goodrich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    Interpretative strategies for Latin American literatures more...

  • The Difference Withinby Elizabeth A. Meese; Alice A. Parker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 128.00

    The essays in this volume represent the most recent thinking collected on the problematics of feminism and critical theory, engaging the question of the relationship between these terms and the differences within each in terms of the other. As a whole, this piece of an extended conversation within feminism suggests both the illusory comfort of generic... more...

  • Feminist Critical Negotiationsby Alice A. Parker; Elizabeth A. Meese

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 128.00

    This volume is a collection of original contributions in the field of feminist critical theory which reflect upon past practices and suggest new strategies and directions for future work. The articles are presented in two non-exclusive, interactive sections: “Theorizing Feminist Criticism” and “The Feminist Writing Subject”.... more...

  • Exploring Postmodernismby Matei Calinescu; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 165.00

    The great diversity of contexts in which the term Postmodernism is currently encountered reflects the remarkable success of a coinage that has been in circulation for only about forty years. It has been used by philosophers, sociologists, art critics and literary historians to become, finally, a household word in the language of advertising and politics.... more...