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  • Imitation and the Image of Manby James S. Hans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 128.00

    In the Imitation and the Image of Man James S. Hans presents his conception of the mimetic. His primary goal to this study is to broaden several kinds of discourse: first, to redfine our conception of the literary; second, to expand our ideas of the kinds of things that can be treated together; third, to enrich our understanding of the possibilities... more...

  • The Limits of Literary Historicismby Allen Dunn; Thomas Haddox

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 40.00

              The Limits of Literary Historicism is a collection of essays arguing that historicism, which has come to dominate the professional study of literature in recent decades, has become ossified. By drawing attention to the limits of historicism—its blind spots, overreach, and reluctance to acknowledge its commitments—this... more...

  • Literature against Philosophy, Plato to Derridaby Mark Edmundson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 43.00

    Defence of literary art against the centuries-old drive to subsume literature into theory and philosophy. more...

  • Literary Theoryby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 8.74

    A pocket guide to the key concepts of literary theory, explaining them in clear, accessible language. Cutting through the often confusing welter of peripheral writing on what can be an enormously unwieldy subject, David Carter covers the key thinkers, writers and theories in current lit-crit use, including Derrida; Baudrillard; Habermas; Postmodernism;... more...

  • Critical Theory Todayby Lois Tyson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The second edition of Lois Tyson's classic guide offers a thorough and accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory. It provides in-depth coverage of the most significant approaches to literary analysis today, including feminism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, reader-response theory, new criticism, structuralism and semiotics, deconstruction,... more...

  • The Direction of Literary Theoryby Steven Earnshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 50.00

    An initial proposition is made that literary theory is divided into two broad, antithetical camps - one where the focus is purely textual, the other where the focus is on context. Section One is devoted to resolving this central dichotomy by examining issues that are highly contentious within literary theory (the author, intention, value, postmodernism... more...

  • Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewritingby Marcel Cornis-Pope

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 168.00

    Starting from a comprehensive examination of current poststructuralist and sociosemiotic theories of narrative, this book formulates an interactive model of literary interpretation and pedagogy emphasising process, critical self-awareness and strategies of rereading/rewriting. A literary pedagogy premised on the concept of 'rewriting', the author argues,... more...

  • Die Philosophie bei Star Trekby Henrik Hansemann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50

    Henrik Hansemann, Star-Trek-Experte und früherer Chefredakteur des deutschen Fanportals Treknews.de, sucht und findet Antworten auf Fragen der Logik, Ethik und Moral, die sich im Star-Trek-Universum stellen - immer fundiert und durchweg unterhaltsam. In "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" werden zum Beispiel folgende Fragen beleuchtet: - Kann es... more...

  • Einführung in die romanische Sprachwissenschaftby Franz Rainer; Bernhard Pöll; Wolfgang Pöckl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 559.00

    This book provides a detailed introduction to Romance linguistics, giving valuable informationon 1) working techniques and tools, 2) the sub-disciplines of linguistics, and 3) Romance languages, thus linking theoretical reflection with practical skills. The book is divided into 13 identically structured units (including working techniques, branches... more...