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  • From Winchester To Thisby Willie Donaldson

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65

    This is the long-awaited autobiography by the man who brought you The Henry Root Letters. 'An insider by birth and education, living on the outside' (Tatler), William Donaldson reveals all in this frank and often scurrilous memoir where past and present collide in a hilarious vision of his extraordinary life. The author charts his course from his... more...

  • "Doch ist nicht alles Erinnerung, was ich schreibe?"by Sonja Unterpertinger; Stefan Neuhaus

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.12

    Populäre Autobiographien erhalten zunehmend Aufmerksamkeit als Zeitzeugenberichte, sind jedoch bisher von der germanistischen Literaturwissenschaft weitgehend unbeachtet geblieben. Sonja Unterpertinger beschäftigt sich nun mit den lebensgeschichtlichen Aufzeichnungen von drei Frauen aus dem bäuerlich-ländlichen Bereich, die aus dem süddeutschen Sprachraum... more...

  • Von Ariern und Aliensby Michael Novian

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.12

    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...

  • 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...

  • Manifesteby Ralph J. Poole; Yvonne Katharina Kaisinger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 46.61

    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$ 4.56

    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$ 115.50

    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... 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...