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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...

  • 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...

  • Where the Meanings Are (Routledge Revivals)by Catharine R. Stimpson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1990, this collection of essays in literary criticism, feminist theory and race relations was named one of the top twenty-five books of 1988 by the Voice Literary Supplement . The title covers such subjects as black literature; the reconstruction of culture, changing arts, letters and sciences to include the topics of women and... 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...

  • 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$ 37.24

    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...

  • 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...