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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...

  • Fifty Key Literary Theoristsby Richard J. Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 29.95

    Covering over a century's worth of debate, thinking and writing about literature, this is a unique guide to the lives and works of fifty theorists who have left an indelible mark on literary studies. Featuring theorists such as Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, Sigmund Freud and Edward Said, this accessible guide includes: a glossary of terms full... 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...

  • Kanon, Wertung und Vermittlungby Matthias Beilein; Claudia Stockinger; Simone Winko

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Sammelband befasst sich mit der Theorie und Praxis der Literaturvermittlung in der ‚nachbürgerlichen‘ Wissensgesellschaft und berücksichtigt dabei verschiedene Aspekte: Es wird untersucht, in welcher Weise ‚außerliterarische‘ Faktoren wie Macht und Ökonomie die Wertung und Kanonisierung literarischer Werke der Gegenwart... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    The Deutsches Theater-Lexikon [Dictionary of German Theatre] provides a host of information on every aspect of the stage. It comprises meticulously researched contributions on actors, singers, directors, playwrights and theatre managers etc. In addition, it defines significant key words and organizational structures, and portraits outstanding... more...

  • Figurenwissenby Lilith Jappe; Olav Krämer; Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Der Sammelband liefert einen Beitrag zum Forschungsgebiet ‚Literatur und Wissen‘ und knüpft zugleich an die jüngere narratologische Diskussion zu literarischen Figuren an. Er präsentiert eine Reihe von Fallstudien, die Figurendarstellungen in fiktionalen narrativen Texten aus verschiedenen Nationalliteraturen und Epochen (vom 14. bis zum... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    Klaus Garber hat sich während seines Forscherlebens mit der europäischen Arkadien-Utopie befaßt. Im Laufe der Jahrzehnte sind dafür eine Reihe von grundlegenden historiographischen und kulturphilosophischen Studien entstanden. Sie blieben bislang unpubliziert und werden hier erstmals in aktualisierter Form vorgelegt. Damit bietet der Band... 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...