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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...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 138.48

    This volume investigates the conditions under which mediation of literature and canon formation take place in the present day. In the first section of the work, the mechanisms of canon formation are described from a theoretical perspective. In the second section, the authors investigate how literary institutions assess and canonize works.... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 276.00

    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. zunächst nach Wien u. im November des selben Jahres nach Moskau. more...

  • Oratio historica - Reden über Geschichteby Katharina Graupe

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 181.11

    This book enters and surveys new territory. It describes the ?oratio historica? as a specific form of expression used in the political rhetoric of the early modern period. The speeches talk about events in the Spanish-Dutch war and occupy a position between classical tradition and modern academia. The speeches and speakers are presented... more...

  • Figurenwissenby Lilith Jappe; Olav Krämer; Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 138.48

    The anthology makes an important contribution to the research topic ?Literature and Knowledge? and picks up on the current narratological discussion on literary characters. The key question addressed in this volume is the function of knowledge in the production and reception of literary texts. Literary studies on works from different national... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 191.76

    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$ 222.72

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