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  • Die nahe Fremdeby Alexander Hoffmann

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.83

    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...

  • Von Ariern und Aliensby Michael Novian

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.67

    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...

  • Changing Bodies, Changing Meaningsby Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hard-Boiledby Erin Smith

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    In the 1920s a distinctively American detective fiction emerged from the pages of pulp magazines. The “hard-boiled” stories published in Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly , and Clues featured a new kind of hero and soon challenged the popularity of the British mysteries that held readers in thrall on both sides of... 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...