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  • The Theory of Criticsmby Raman Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This book is divided into five parts and covers: representation; subjectivity; form, structure and system; history and society; morality, class and ideology. Each part contains several thematic sections in which extracts from different writers and periods are juxtaposed. The study of literary theory has tended to concentrate on very recent developments.... more...

  • Critical Theory Todayby Lois Tyson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Mouton 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...

  • The Story About the Story Vol. IIby J. C. Hallman; David Foster Wallace; Zadie Smith; Margaret Atwood; Martin Amis; Charles Baxter

    Tin House Books 2013; US$ 18.95

    In the second volume of The Story About the Story , editor J. C. Hallman continues to argue for an alternative to the staid five-paragraph-essay writing that has inoculated so many against the effects of good books. Writers have long approached writing about reading from an intensely personal perspective, incorporating their pasts and their passions... more...