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  • 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...

  • Volgens Kapitein Bellenby Henk M. Luning

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 37.50

    In de eerste helft van de 20ste eeuw was de naam van kapitein Hendrik Joseph Bellen onlosmakelijk verbonden met de Veluwse en Drentse heidevelden. Vooral in de alom aanwezige zandverstuivingen en nieuwe ontginningen deed hij zijn belangrijke archeologische ontdekkingen. Als amateurarcheoloog onderhield hij contact met internationaal bekende archeologen... more...

  • My First Playby Nick Hern

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    My First Play is a unique collection of pieces by playwrights, actors and theatre directors – all of them regular Nick Hern Books authors – in response to the simplest of briefs: write about your first play. Candid, hilarious, and often sharply revealing, the resulting pieces – many of them written in the hurly-burly of work on a new production... more...

  • The Ancients and Shakespeare on Timeby Piotr Nowak

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 34.00

    In The Ancients and Shakespeare on Time Piotr Nowak depicts a world where tradition ? devoid of gravity, ?Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything? ? attempts to curb the young and new, while youth resists with all its power, vitality and characteristic insolence. The wars of generations, which Nowak explores in the works of Plato, Aristophanes... more...

  • From Popular Goethe to Global Popby Ines Detmers; Birte Heidemann

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 68.60

    This essay collection embarks on a historical voyage into the idea of the West, while contextualising its relevance to the contemporary discourses on cultural difference. Although the idea of the West predates both colonial and Orientalist projects, it has been radically reshaped by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the end of the Cold War and the... more...

  • The Pebble Chanceby Marius Kociejowski

    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 18.95

    Essays and anecdotes from travel-writer, poet, and bookseller Marius Kociejowski, including pieces on encounters with Bruce Chatwin and Javier Marías. more...

  • Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredityby Christine Lehleiter

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 99.99

    Examining novels, studies on plant hybridization, treatises on animal breeding, and collections of anatomical monstrosities, Origins Matter delineates how romantic authors imagined the ramifications of emerging notions of heredity for the conceptualization of selfhood. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literatureby Paul Varner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 124.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literature takes a close and comprehensive look at romanticism in literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. more...

  • Global Romanticismby Evan Gottlieb; Samuel Baker; Miranda Burgess; Ian Duncan; Anthony Jarrells; Debbie Lee; Yoon Sun Lee; Louis Kirk McAuley; Robert Mitchell; Steve Newman; Stuart Peterfreund; Katie Trumpener; Matthew Wickman; Michael Wiley

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 99.99

    Building on postcolonial and transatlantic paradigms as well as new theoretical developments like Actor-Network-Theory, Global Romanticism: Origins, Orientations, and Engagements, 1760 ? 1820 views the literature and culture of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain and beyond through the lens of long-durational globalization.... 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...