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  • Erzähl mir (keine) Märchen!by Siegfried Macht

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 12.38

    Siegfried Machts ganz eigener ? pfiffiger ? Beitrag zum Schatz der Geschichten, die den uralten und immer wieder neuen Fragen der Menschheit ihre Stimme leihen und Antworten suchen zwischen Himmel und Erde, zusammen mit allen, die nicht nur wahrnehmen, was sie begreifen können.Die Sammlung beginnt mit 14 Schöpfungsmärchen, häufig »angedockt« an die... more...

  • Die nahe Fremdeby Alexander Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 20.82

    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...

  • Changing Bodies, Changing Meaningsby Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

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  • Philosophy, Literature and the Human Goodby Michael Weston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    In this provocative new examination of the philosophical, moral and religious significance of literature, Michael Weston explores the role of literature in both analytic and continental traditions. He initiates a dialogue between them and investigates the growing importance of these issues for major contemporary thinkers. Each chapter explores a philosopher... more...

  • Literature Suppressed on Sexual Groundsby Dawn B. Sova

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 50.00

    Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds, Revised Edition examines the issues underlying the suppression of more than 100 works deemed sexually obscene. The entries new to this edition include America by Jon Stewart, Sex by Madonna, The Buffalo Tree by Adam Rapp, and many more. Also included are updates to entries such as Forever by Judy Blume, and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...