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  • Zeiten erzählenby Antonius Weixler; Lukas Werner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Time and narrative are inseparably connected: there can be no narrative without time, and no time without narrative. Beyond this systemic relationship, which has been a favorite concern of narrative theory, the interplay of time and narrative evokes a broad range of aesthetic phenomena. This volume examines the multiplicity of time from... more...

  • Zwischen Präsenz und Repräsentationby Bent Gebert; Uwe Mayer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Concepts of myth are often characterized in terms of presence, and by the ways in which they are immediate and overpowering. At the same time, they also refer to the representational character of myth, stressing the aspects of mediation and reflection. The essays trace the dynamic between presence and representation in concepts of myth... more...

  • "Die Ausformung eines europäischen Bewusstseins"by Tobias Gunst

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 34.35

    <P>In einer zunehmend globalisierten Welt rücken transnationale Fragestellungen verstärkt in den Fokus des Interesses, gerade in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Seit ihren Anfängen im 19. Jahrhundert ist besonders die Komparatistik oder Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft mit solchen interkulturellen Themen beschäftigt.... more...

  • 'New Statesman'by Adrian Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...

  • (Dis-)Artikulationen von Begehrenby Beatrice Michaelis

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Scientific and literary representations of a knowledge of desire, sex and bodies are characterized by a coincidence of speech and silence. This monograph studies the forms and effects of this coincidence which is captured in the term ?(dis)articulation?. It is not a question of absolute silence or continuous speech, but rather a dialectical... more...

  • 17. und 18. Jahrhundertby Claudine Moulin; Dominic Harion

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00

    The second volume, which was revised in collaboration with the original author, focuses on the German language during the period of absolutism and the cultivation of language for the educated middle class. Through its unique interweaving of language history, cultural history and social history, this textbook addresses the needs of researchers... more...

  • 2012 - The Quiz of the Yearby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    2012 has been an eventful year. The London Olympics, the US Presidential elections, the prophecy that the world will end... all of these things have made the news. But do you remember the details? Featured in this quiz are 120 questions covering the news, sport, royalty, films, music, TV and much more. Play by yourself or test your friends and family... more...

  • 2014by Wilfried Barner; Christine Lubkoll; Ernst Osterkamp; Ulrich Raulff

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00

    The Yearbook of the German Schiller Society (Jahrbuch der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft) will be published by De Gruyter from Volume 58 onward both in print and as an e-book. more...

  • Abjection, Melancholia and Loveby John Fletcher; Andrew Benjamin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ?The Adolescent Novel?, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ?open structure?. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva?s work central to current thinking, from semiotics and critical theory to... more...