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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    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$ 125.95

    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. Shows how succeeding... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    This volume brings together a wide range of criticial perspectives from literary studies, media and cultural memory studies, and philosophy, tracing the complex and sometimes conflicting relationship between ethics and aesthetics in theoretical contexts and individual case studies. more...

  • The Book of Virtuesby William J. Bennett

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 25.00

    Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from... 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...

  • Writers Under Siegeby Lucy Popescu; Carole Seymour-Jones; Tom Stoppard

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00

    The freedom to write is under threat today throughout the world, with more than 1,000 writers, journalists, and publishers known to be imprisoned or persecuted in more than 100 countries. Writers Under Siege bears witness to the power and danger of the pen, and to the powerful longing for the right to use it without fear. Collected here are fifty contributions... more...

  • Niederländische Literatur bis 1550by Rita Schlusemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    Secular and sacred Dutch medieval literature was particularly rich and influential. It was not only supported and promoted by many important authors (incl. Hadewijch and Heinrich von Veldeke) but also often provided the bridge for Middle High German literature to Old French literature (epics around Charlemagne). This bibliography is the first to provide... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlenby Kai-Michael Sprenger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00

    The Alexandrine Schism (1159?1177) has generally been interpreted as a conflict between Pope Alexander III and Frederick I Barbarossa. In contrast to past research, this study uses private documents to examine different perceptions of this ecclesiastical crisis and explore the strategies of action pursued by those on lower levels of political power... more...

  • Teaching Romanticismby David Higgins; Sharon Ruston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 37.00

    Romanticism is taught at universities across the globe and is considered integral to the study of British and European literature. This book, written by leading academics, presents innovative, practical approaches to teaching traditional and newer aspects of the curriculum and is essential to anyone teaching Romanticism at university level. more...