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  • Manifesteby Ralph J. Poole; Yvonne Katharina Kaisinger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 48.67

    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...

  • El rico avariento, o la vida y muerte de san Lázaroby Antonio Mira de Amescua

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    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...

  • Romanticismby Frederick Burwick

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Compiles 70 of the key terms most frequently used or discussed by authors of the Romantic period ? and most often deliberated by critics and literary historians of the era. Offers an indispensable resource for understanding the ideas and differing interpretations that shaped the Romantic period Includes keywords spanning Abolition and Allegory,... more...

  • Libro de los ejemplos del conde Lucanor (Versión en castellano antiguo)by Infante don Juan Manuel

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    This book is based on oriental and Christian tales. Among the stories emphasized are  El sueño mágico de don Illán , which inspired a comedy by Pedro Ruiz de Alarcón;  Los tejedores que hicieron un paño invisible al rey , used by Miguel de Cervantes in  El retablo de las maravillas ; and  El mancebo casado con una mujer brava  which inspired  Taming... more...

  • Zur Kritik der Moderneby Hermann Bahr; Claus Pias

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2013; US$ 26.06

    Mit "Zur Kritik der Moderne" veröffentlicht Hermann Bahr 1889 seine erste Aufsatzsammlung. Der Titel suggeriert Universalität, und tatsächlich behandelt der Mittzwanziger in Texten, die zwischen 1886 und 1889 entstanden sind, neben der zeitgenössischen Kunst und Literatur auch Themen aus dem Bereich der Ökonomie oder der Philosophie. In einem... more...

  • Reading the Renaissance (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Hart

    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...

  • Theoretical Schools and Circles in the Twentieth-Century Humanitiesby Marina Grishakova; Silvi Salupere

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Schools and circles have been a major force in twentieth-century intellectual movements. They fostered circulation of ideas within and between disciplines, thus altering the shape of intellectual inquiry. This volume offers a new perspective on theoretical schools in the humanities, both as generators of conceptual knowledge and as cultural phenomena.... more...

  • True Storyby Helen Humphreys

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31

    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 year goes on,... 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...