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  • Theology and Literatureby Clara A.B. Joseph; Gaye Williams Ortiz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    By examining theological and literary narratives through an engagement with well-known theorists of reading and religion, this collection of essays, international in perspective, brings together varied, refreshing, and provocative responses to well-established literary and critical theories. more...

  • Ethnic Canonby David Palumbo-Liu

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 97.50

    Argues that texts are added to the canon only after an operation that attempts to resolve and neutralize historical and political contradictions and differences. The Ethnic Canon offers a wide variety of critical viewpoints and is unique in its pointed critique of the academy regarding specific authors and texts that have and have not been included... more...

  • Modernismby Michael H. Whitworth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09

    This guide helps readers to engage with the major critical debates surrounding literary modernism. A judicious selection of key critical works on literary modernism Presents a critical history from the earliest reviews to the most recent theoretical assessments Shows how modernist writers understood and constructed modernism. ... more...

  • Ethics in Cultureby Astrid Erll; Herbert Grabes; Ansgar Nünning; Simon Cooke; Anna-Lena Flügel; Meike Hölscher; Jan Rupp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Hard-Boiledby Erin Smith

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In the 1920s a distinctively American detective fiction emerged from the pages of pulp magazines. The “hard-boiled” stories published in Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly , and Clues featured a new kind of hero and soon challenged the popularity of the British mysteries that held readers in thrall on both sides of the Atlantic.... more...

  • The Bard is a Very Singular Characterby Ffion Mair Jones

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    A cunning and successful literary forger, Iolo Morganwg has been a controversial figure within Welsh literary tradition and history ever since his death in 1826. During his lifetime, however, he was largely a figure on the margins of Welsh literary society, who found the task of getting his work into the coveted sphere of print culture a gargantuan... more...

  • Brideshead Abbreviatedby John Crace

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in the Guardian has rightly acquired a cult following. Each week fans avidly devour his latest razor-sharp literary assassination, while authors turn tremblingly to the appropriate page of the review section, fearful that it may be their turn to be mercilessly sent up. Now he turns his critical eye on the classics... more...

  • Oratio historica - Reden über Geschichteby Katharina Graupe

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 238.00

    Dieses Buch beschreitet und vermisst Neuland, indem es die Entwicklung der oratio historica als spezifische Ausdrucksform der politischen Rhetorik in der frühen Neuzeit beschreibt, die ihre Wurzeln in der Antike hat und zugleich an der Schwelle der modernen (Geschichts-)Wissenschaft steht. Im Kontext des niederländisch-spanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieges... more...

  • Niederländische Literatur bis 1550by Rita Schlusemann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 377.00

    Die Beziehungen zwischen dem niederländischen und deutschen Sprach- und Kulturraum sind seit jeher durch die vielfältigen historischen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen Berührungspunkte sehr eng. Die niederländische weltliche und geistliche Literatur des Mittelalters war besonders reich und wirkmächtig. Seit Jahrhunderten entstehen zahlreiche... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlenby Kai-Michael Sprenger

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Das Alexandrinische Schisma (1159‑1177) wurde und wird vornehmlich als Konflikt zwischen Papst Alexander III. und dem Stauferkaiser Friedrich I. Barbarossa interpretiert. Die Arbeit untersucht aus landeshistorischer Perspektive die unterschiedlichen Wahrnehmungen dieser kirchenpolitischen Krise in Reichsitalien und hinterfragt, in welchem... more...