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  • Ethics in Cultureby Astrid Erll; Herbert Grabes; Ansgar Nünning; Simon Cooke; Anna-Lena Flügel; Meike Hölscher; Jan Rupp

    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...

  • 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 the Atlantic.... 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...

  • Niederländische Literatur bis 1550by Rita Schlusemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    Secular and sacred Dutch medieval literature was particularly rich and influential. It was not only supported and promoted by many important authors (incl. Hadewijch and Heinrich von Veldeke) but also often provided the bridge for Middle High German literature to Old French literature (epics around Charlemagne). This bibliography is the first to provide... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlenby Kai-Michael Sprenger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00

    The Alexandrine Schism (1159?1177) has generally been interpreted as a conflict between Pope Alexander III and Frederick I Barbarossa. In contrast to past research, this study uses private documents to examine different perceptions of this ecclesiastical crisis and explore the strategies of action pursued by those on lower levels of political... more...

  • Planning for Learning through Fairy Storiesby Lesley Hendy

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49

    Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of fairy stories. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of fairy stories.... more...

  • Teaching Romanticismby David Higgins; Sharon Ruston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 39.00

    Romanticism is taught at universities across the globe and is considered integral to the study of British and European literature. This book, written by leading academics, presents innovative, practical approaches to teaching traditional and newer aspects of the curriculum and is essential to anyone teaching Romanticism at university level. more...

  • Doddie: My Autobiography. Alex MacDonaldby Alex MacDonald; Brian Scott; Sandy Jardine

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90

    Alex MacDonald?s compelling memoirs cover his formative years as a player with St Johnstone, his rise to fame with Rangers, his transfer to Hearts where he became player-manager, and his time in charge at Airdrie. But Doddie is quintessentially a Rangers man, having grown up in Glasgow supporting them and then going on to play a key role in the club?s... more...

  • Worm Workby Janelle A. Schwartz

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 83.00

    Worms. Natural history is riddled with them. Literature is crawling with them. From antiquity to today, the ubiquitous and multiform worm provokes an immediate discomfort and unconscious distancing: it remains us against them in anthropocentric anxiety. So there is always something muddled, or dirty, or even offensive when talking about worms.... more...