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  • Reading the Renaissance (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Reading the Renaissance, first published in 1996, is a collection of essays discussing the literature, drama, poetics and culture of the Renaissance period. The Renaissance, which extends from about 1300 to 1700 depending on the country, was originally a rebirth of the arts but has also come to apply to the wider cultural change in the face of modernization.... more...

  • Changesby Charlotte Zolotow; Tiphanie Beeke

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 16.99

    As the season change, there is a new beauty waiting to be discovered. Charlotte Zolotow's classic poems paired with Tiphanie Beeke's lovely illustrations make for a perfect poetry collection for every child. 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...

  • Figurenwissenby Lilith Jappe; Olav Krämer; 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; Stefan Anders; Axel E. Walter

    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...

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

    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...

  • Norm und Poesieby Beate Hintzen; Roswitha Simons

    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$ 13.32

    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...

  • Von Ariern und Aliensby Michael Novian

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 19.73

    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...

  • Die nahe Fremdeby Alexander Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.42

    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...