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  • Norm und Poesieby Roswitha Simons; Beate Hintzen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

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

  • Handbuch Komparatistikby Rüdiger Zymner; Achim Hölter

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 81.62

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Snarkby Lawrence Dorfman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95

    What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common?  Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly snarky wit and all are included in this... more...

  • 1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdomby Erin Gruwell; Frank McCourt

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95

    The Little Book of Teachers? Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than 3,000 entries, it includes the thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians, including Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud,... 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... more...

  • "Doch ist nicht alles Erinnerung, was ich schreibe?"by Sonja Unterpertinger; Stefan Neuhaus

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 23.13

    Populäre Autobiographien erhalten zunehmend Aufmerksamkeit als Zeitzeugenberichte, sind jedoch bisher von der germanistischen Literaturwissenschaft weitgehend unbeachtet geblieben. Sonja Unterpertinger beschäftigt sich nun mit den lebensgeschichtlichen Aufzeichnungen von drei Frauen aus dem bäuerlich-ländlichen Bereich, die aus dem süddeutschen Sprachraum... more...

  • Von Ariern und Aliensby Michael Novian

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Zukünftige Welten, beherrscht von einer technisch wie moralisch überlegenen nordischen Rasse: Was deutsche Science-Fiction-Autoren in den 1920er- und frühen 1930er-Jahren zu Papier bringen, sind nicht selten präfaschistische Allmachtsfantasien galaktischen Ausmaßes. Unerschrocken treten darin technisch hochgerüstete Arier kriegerischen Aliens von fernen... more...

  • Changing Bodies, Changing Meaningsby Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Philosophy, Literature and the Human Goodby Michael Weston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    Examines the role of literature in ethics and moral philosophy. Includes readings from key figures such as Bataille, Kierkegaard, Rorty and Iris Murdoch. more...