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  • 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... more...

  • Die nahe Fremdeby Alexander Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.27

    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...

  • heilig - Kerkerby Kuratorium Singer der SAGW

    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...

  • Libri I-XIIIby Aurelius Augustinus

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 168.00

    De Civitate Dei Libri Xxii, V CB. 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... 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...

  • Handbuch Komparatistikby Rüdiger Zymner; Achim Hölter

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 63.92

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Haunted West Endby Gilly Pickup

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    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...