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- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.57
Esta obra se inspira en una parábola pronunciada por Cristo: Había un hombre rico que vestía de púrpura y lino, y celebraba todos los días espléndidas fiestas. Y uno pobre, llamado Lázaro, que, echado junto a su portal, cubierto de llagas, deseaba hartarse de lo que caía de la mesa del rico... Sucedió que murió el pobre y fue llevado por los ángeles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 29.95
Covering over a century's worth of debate, thinking and writing about literature, this is a unique guide to the lives and works of fifty theorists who have left an indelible mark on literary studies. Featuring theorists such as Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, Sigmund Freud and Edward Said, this accessible guide includes: a glossary of terms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95
What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 46.68
Manifeste sind ?Speerspitzen? zwischen Kunst, Literatur, Politik und Theorie. Das Manifest ist dabei eine hybride Textsorte, die sich zwischen literarischem Sketch, ästhetischer Agitation, politischer Propaganda und theoretischer Programmatik positioniert. Besonders mit den modernistischen Avantgarden des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts zielt das Manifest... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...