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  • Is Shakespeare any Good?by Richard Bradford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95

    Is Shakespeare any Good? reveals why certain literary works and authors are treated as superior to others, and questions the literary establishment?s criteria for creating an imperium of ?great? writers. Enables readers to articulate and formulate their own arguments about the quality of literature ? including works that convention forbids us to... more...

  • Going Globalby Amal Amireh; Lisa Suhair Majaj

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Hateful Contrariesby W.K. Wimsatt

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    These ten essays, written over a period from 1950 to 1962, are bound together by their common concern with questions of the meaning of criticism and the larger meaning of literature itself. These difficult questions W.K. Wimsatt treats with characteristic wit and penetration, ranging easily from a broad consideration of principles to incisive comment... more...

  • Ensayosby Enrique José Varona

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Enrique José Varona (1849-1933). Cuba. Principal representante del positivismo en Cuba. Tras una inicial formación autodidacta en literatura, sociología, psicología y filosofía, y siendo ya una figura pública se licenció y doctoró en Filosofía en 1891. Ya había publicado en la Revista de Cuba una serie de artículos filosóficos, entre los que sobresalen... more...

  • Theater of War and Exileby Domnica Radulescu

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    In what ways does political trauma influence the art arising from it? Is there an aesthetic of war and exile in theatrical works that emerge from such experiences? Are there cultural markers defining such works from areas like Eastern Europe and Israel? This book considers these questions in an examination of plays, performances and theater artists... more...

  • The Real History of Tom Jonesby John Allen Stevenson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    The Real History of Tom Jones revivifies historical materials from which Henry Fielding constructed the greatest comic novel of the eighteenth century. This study recovers and explores the contexts necessary to understand Fielding's subtle art, such as the bloody conflict for the throne between Stuarts and Hanoverians, a contradictory class system,... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to the Short Story in Englishby Adrian Hunter

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 24.00

    This 2007 volume is a unique overview of two centuries of short stories from Britain and other English-speaking countries. more...

  • Anthropologische Literatur - Literarische Anthropologie?by Nora V Gores

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    Menschen, die von ihrem Leben in Armut erzählen und uns so Teil haben lassen an ihren Erlebnissen und ihrem Verständnis der Welt haben mit ihren Geschichten oft fasziniert und ein großes Publikum erreicht. Von sozialistischen Regierungen als zentrales Werkzeug zur Integration der Ärmsten in die Gesellschaft gefeiert, und von Kritikern als literarisch... more...

  • The Gothic Bodyby Kelly Hurley

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 32.00

    The popularity of the Gothic in the British fin de siècle, and its links with scientific and social theories. more...

  • Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizinby Bettina von Jagow; Florian Steger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 33.40

    Hauptbeschreibung Der dritte Band des "Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin" vereint in gewohnter Weise (I.) Originalarbeiten, (II.) Essays, (III.) Quellen und (IV.) Rezensionen. Bei den diesjährigen Originalbeiträgen liegt ein Schwerpunkt in der Moderne. In den Essays werden unter anderem Heinrich Heine und Martin Walser vorgestellt. Sodann geht es um... more...