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  • Le sublime du quotidienby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 128.00

    Une phénoménologie de la quotidienneté révèle des moments de fracture esthétique. L'interruption du sublime engendre des instants d'allégresse et de bonheur, et confirme notre sentiment d'existence. L'aisthèsis quotidienne transcende de loin l'eidétique du regard et de la lumière; elle n'est comblée... more...

  • Auctor Ludensby Gerald Guinness; Andrew Hurley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 113.00

    This is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to this volume were given free rein to discuss whatsoever aspect of literary play caught their fancy. The absence... more...

  • Fictional Realitiesby J.J.A. Mooij

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 180.00

    This book is a study of the role of the imagination. It focuses on the imaginative use of language in literature (poetry and narrative prose); but it also touches on some more comprehensive issues, for the questions it discusses are questions regarding the relationship between mind, reality and unreality. The first two chapters survey the thinking... more...

  • Thinking on Thresholdsby Subha Mukherji

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    Through a combination of case studies and theoretical investigations, the essays in this book address the imaginative power of the threshold as a productive space in literature and art. more...

  • Comedy in Comparative Literatureby David Gallagher

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    A collection of essays that explore the very dynamics of comedy, jokes laughter and theorization from early writings of antiquity to contemporary modern day fiction and fits well into the genre of comparative literature and will pose many opportunities for further scholarship. more...

  • Didaktik der Journalistikby Beatrice Dernbach; Wiebke Loosen

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.99

    Seit vielen Jahren wird dar ber diskutiert, dass die journalistische Aus- und Weiterbildung gleicherma en Theorie und Praxis braucht. In dem Herausgeberband wird vor dem Hintergrund dieser Diskussion gezeigt, mit welchen didaktischen Konzepten sowohl theoretische, methodische und praktische Kenntnisse und F higkeiten in unterschiedlichen Ausbildungseinrichtungen... more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of World Literatureby Theo D'haen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, this book is the ideal guide to an increasingly popular and important term in literary studies. It is accessible... more...

  • The Dedalus Book of Literary Suicidesby Gary Lachman

    Dedalus 2013; US$ 14.57

    Gary Lachman investigates the many links between self-death and the written word more...

  • Gründungsmythen Europas im Mittelalterby Michael Bernsen; Matthias Becher; Elke Brüggen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 30.81

    Der Begriff des Gründungsmythos ist vom Scheitern der alten und neuen Mythologien im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert geprägt. Eine Rückbesinnung auf die Werte des christlichen Mittelalters, der Renaissance, der Reformation und zum Teil sogar der Aufklärung ist daher einerseits nicht mehr möglich. Andererseits droht Europa aber ohne die Pflege dieses kulturellen... more...