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  • Critical Practiceby Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...

  • From Text to Literatureby Professor Stein Haugom Olsen; Professor Anders Pettersson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    The articles in this collection focus attention on the concept of literature and on the relationship between this concept and the concepts of a literary work and a literary text. Adopting an analytic approach, the articles attempt to clarify how these concepts govern our thinking about the phenomenon of literature in various ways, exploring the issues... more...

  • Genealogy and Literatureby Lee Quinby

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 60.00

    Traditionalists insist that literature transcends culture. Others counter that it is subversive by nature. By challenging both claims, Genealogy and Literature reveals the importance of literature for understanding dominant and often violent power/knowledge relations within a given society. more...

  • Arrow of Chaosby Ira Livingston

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 120.00

    By modeling ways to think through chaos and through the mutual deformations of Romanticism and postmodernity, Arrow of Chaos contributes to alternative alignments of knowledge across time and technique. more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    Schlo√?parktheater, an der Kom ¬®odie u. am Plaza Berlin. 1935/36 am Theater in der Saarlandstra√?e, auch Filmschauspielerin. 1936 ging sie mit ihrem Ehemann Hans von Z. zun√§chst nach Wien u. im November des selben Jahres nach Moskau. more...

  • Wege in die Moderneby Klaus Garber; Stefan Anders; Axel E. Walter

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    In diverse ways, Arcadian utopias led the way toward modernity in European literature. Support for this notion is provided by the studies in this volume, written by Klaus Garber. They provide examples of interdisciplinary research in the humanities that is not only independent from shifting academic theoretical models, but also exemplary... more...

  • heilig - Kerkerby Kuratorium Singer der SAGW; Samuel Singer

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 293.00

    Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi / Lexikon der SprichwŲrter des romanisch-germanischen Mittelalters ; hrsg. vom Kuratorium Singer der Schweizerischen Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. more...

  • Libri I-XIIIby Aurelius Augustinus

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 168.00

    De Civitate Dei Libri Xxii, V CB. more...

  • Norm und Poesieby Beate Hintzen; Roswitha Simons

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This volume†is devoted†to the abundance of poetics from the Early Modern period that, from the 15th century onward, drew on ancient traditions, and†were primarily published in Latin. The authors analyze normative poetics, major tractates about poetology, and common schoolbooks, yet also examine indirect poetological reflections contained... more...

  • True Storyby Helen Humphreys

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31

    Helen Humphreys' brother, Martin, was her closest ally and friend. Two years ago, he suddenly became ill and died in just a few months. In the year that followed, Humphreys wrote this intense and affecting memoir. Though the book is deeply personal, it is also, inescapably, about the devastating events that we all experience.As the year goes on,... more...