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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95
This invaluable book offers the student of literature detailed advice on the entire process of critical essay writing, from first facing the question right through to producing a fair copy for final submission to the teacher. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 49.95
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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 34.16
Sybille De La Rosa arbeitet eine auf dem Begriff der kreativen Aneignung basierende Repräsentationstheorie aus und zeigt deren Relevanz im Bereich der Menschenrechtspolitik auf. Sie greift auf hermeneutische und postkoloniale Überlegungen zurück, die in ein Konzept der interkulturellen Aneignung und Repräsentation überführt werden. Abschließend zeigt... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 7.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 176.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 53.00
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50 US$ 11.70
Star-Trek Experte Henrik Hansemann fuhrt in diesem unterhaltsamen Sachbuch durch die philosophischen Weiten des Star-Trek-Universums. Von der Logik des Vulkaniers Spock zur Menschlickkeit des Androiden Data - "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" sucht und findet Antworten zu den gro?en philosophischen Fragen, in diesem Universum und daruber hinaus. ... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 21.93
This book provides a detailed introduction to Romance linguistics, giving valuable information on 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,... more...