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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 114.00

    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...

  • 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... 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 Simone Winko; Claudia Stockinger; Matthias Beilein

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    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. The third... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00

    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$ 210.00

    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 as a part of... more...

  • Figurenwissenby Olav Krämer; Lilith Jappe; Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    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 literatures... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    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 in its approaches,... more...

  • heilig - Kerkerby

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 280.00

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