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- B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 6.99
Catie Conrad?a typical, tween, Christian girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders and comical, want-to-be diva ?is back in action in the 2nd book in the Desparate Diva Diaries series, along with best friend Sophie, her brother the ?Germ,? and of course Miranda Maroni?her least favorite person on earth! The desperate diva isn?t sure which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous to the ingenious and genuinely witty and this book... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
This study examines the connections between vernacular and Latin fables and proverbs in the late Middle Ages. It investigates a Latin commentary on the fables of the Anonymus Neveleti that includes German rhyming couplet epimythia , and was disseminated in scholastic circles. The text is made accessible for the first time in a published... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone settings. The individual chapters are framed within a larger enquiry that considers definitive aspects of the postcolonial condition in twenty-first-century (con)texts. The authors... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 32.94
Hauptbeschreibung Der vierte Band des 'Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin' vereint in gewohnter Weise (I.) Originalarbeiten, (II.) Essays, (III.) Quellen und (IV.) Rezensionen. Die diesjährigen Originalbeiträge in deutscher und englischer Sprache fokussieren auf die beiden Autoren Thomas Mann und August Strindberg und thematisch auf den "Irrsinn" in... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Giving up the ghost, cashing in your chips, kicking the bucket, meeting your maker -- however you prefer to think of death, it's something that will happen to all of us, so why not have a sense of humor about it? That's the attitude that the writers of the epitaphs featured in this uproarious collection seem to take. Author Arthur Wentworth... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99
The best new Australian crime novel since Peter Temple?s The Broken Shore When a teenage boy is killed in a drive-by shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business. After seasoned police detective... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
In dire need of a stout dose of sound advice? Shake the doldrums and get back on track by dipping into W. A. Clouston's fascinating Book of Wise Sayings. Bringing together bon mots and aphorisms from around the world, this volume can soothe the soul in troubled times or provide philosophical fodder for a lively discussion. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 30.10
In seinen Aphorismen kommt die geistige und stilistische Schärfe Georg Christoph Lichtenbergs zum Ausdruck wie sonst nirgendwo. Seien es Gedanken zum Menschsein, zur Wissenschaft oder dem Denken selbst: Es gibt kaum einen Bereich, zu dem er nichts Tiefsinniges beizutragen hätte. more...