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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...

  • Die nahe Fremdeby Alexander Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer Europa und die Türkei eindeutig voneinander abgrenzen will, scheitert spätestens an Istanbul: Indem die Metropole mit dem Bosporus eine auch symbolische Grenze zwischen den Kontinenten überbrückt, macht sie starre Grenzziehungen zwischen Europa und der Türkei unmöglich. Diese Beobachtung hat Konsequenzen für die interkulturelle... more...

  • El rico avariento, o la vida y muerte de san Lázaroby Antonio Mira de Amescua

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Esta obra se inspira en una parábola pronunciada por Cristo: Había un hombre rico que vestía de púrpura y lino, y celebraba todos los días espléndidas fiestas. Y uno pobre, llamado Lázaro, que, echado junto a su portal, cubierto de llagas, deseaba hartarse de lo que caía de la mesa del rico... Sucedió que murió el pobre y fue llevado por los ángeles... more...

  • Erzähl mir (keine) Märchen!by Siegfried Macht

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 10.83

    Siegfried Machts ganz eigener ? pfiffiger ? Beitrag zum Schatz der Geschichten, die den uralten und immer wieder neuen Fragen der Menschheit ihre Stimme leihen und Antworten suchen zwischen Himmel und Erde, zusammen mit allen, die nicht nur wahrnehmen, was sie begreifen können.Die Sammlung beginnt mit 14 Schöpfungsmärchen, häufig »angedockt« an die... more...

  • Figurenwissenby Lilith Jappe; Olav Krämer; Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    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... 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...

  • From Winchester To Thisby Willie Donaldson

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65

    This is the long-awaited autobiography by the man who brought you The Henry Root Letters. 'An insider by birth and education, living on the outside' (Tatler), William Donaldson reveals all in this frank and often scurrilous memoir where past and present collide in a hilarious vision of his extraordinary life. The author charts his course from his public-school... 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...

  • Handbuch Komparatistikby Rüdiger Zymner; Achim Hölter

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 63.69

    Wegweiser für literaturwissenschaftliche Grenzüberschreitungen. Womit beschäftigt sich die Komparatistik? Welches sind die Gegenstände und Themen? Was kennzeichnet die Klassiker wie Erich Auerbachs ?Mimesis? oder E. R. Curtius? ?Europäische Literatur und lateinisches Mittelalter?? Erstmals führt ein Handbuch alle Aspekte der Komparatistik systematisch... more...

  • Haunted West Endby Gilly Pickup

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    The West End of London has long been popular with theatre-goers and tourists to the capital, but this historic area is also home to a multitude of terrifying ghosts. From the spectre of 'Black Sally' said to haunt Hyde Park, and the shade of Lilly Langtree which continues to walk the boards in a West End theatre, to the ghostly voices of children... more...