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  • Zedler - Zyssetby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00

    Schlo�parktheater, an der Kom ¨odie u. am Plaza Berlin. 1935/36 am Theater in der Saarlandstra�e, auch Filmschauspielerin. 1936 ging sie mit ihrem Ehemann Hans von Z. zunächst nach Wien u. im November des selben Jahres nach Moskau. more...

  • heilig - Kerkerby

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 280.00

    Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi / Lexikon der Sprichwörter des romanisch-germanischen Mittelalters ; hrsg. vom Kuratorium Singer der Schweizerischen Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. more...

  • Libri I-XIIIby Aurelius Augustinus

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 168.00

    De Civitate Dei Libri Xxii, V CB. more...

  • Kanon, Wertung und Vermittlungby Matthias Beilein; Claudia Stockinger; Simone Winko

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    This volume investigates the conditions under which mediation of literature and canon formation take place in the present day. In the first section of the work, the mechanisms of canon formation are described from a theoretical perspective. In the second section, the authors investigate how literary institutions assess and canonize works. The third... more...

  • Critical Practiceby Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...

  • The Book of Virtuesby William J. Bennett

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 25.00

    Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from... more...

  • Einführung in die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaftby Klaus-Michael Bogdal; Andrea Leskovec; Gunter E. Grimm

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.50

    Die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft ist eine relativ neue Forschungsrichtung, die im Zeitalter der Globalisierung rasch an Bedeutung gewinnt. Diese Einführung macht mit Gegenstand, Zielen und Methoden bekannt und erklärt die zentralen Konzepte und Theorien. Grundbegriffe wie Kultur, Interkulturalität und Fremdheit werden leicht verständlich definiert,... more...

  • HIV Storiesby Jean-Pierre Boulé

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 70.00

    This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognised genre or a culturally influential form of writing. It is a predominantly literary critical study, informed by gender studies and psychoanalytic criticism in its readings of individual texts, and interwoven... more...

  • Modernity and Metropolisby Dr Peter Brooker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    A study of urban identity and community looks at selected twentieth century literary and film texts in the context of theorizations of modernism, postmodernism, postcoloniality and globalization. Brooker draws on Beck and Giddens to propose a 'reflexive modernism' which rewrites and re-imagines the urban scene. The principal cities considered are London... more...

  • Brideshead Abbreviatedby John Crace

    Random House 2010; US$ 11.84

    John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in the Guardian has rightly acquired a cult following. Each week fans avidly devour his latest razor-sharp literary assassination, while authors turn tremblingly to the appropriate page of the review section, fearful that it may be their turn to be mercilessly sent up. Now he turns his critical eye... more...