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  • Shtetlby Jeffrey Shandler

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    By examining the meaning of shtetl , Jeffrey Shandler asks how Jewish life in provincial towns in Eastern Europe has become the subject of extensive creativity, memory, and scholarship. He traces the trajectory of writing about these towns, by Jews and non-Jews, residents and visitors, researchers, novelists, memoirists, journalists, and others,... more...

  • Women Writers of Great Britain and Europeby Katharina M. Wilson; Paul Schlueter; June Schlueter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 255.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby MAUD ELLMANN

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of stimulating essays provides students of literary critical theory with an introduction to Freudian methods of interpretation, and shows how those methods have been transformed by recent developments in French psychoanalysis, influenced by Jacques Lacan. Concepts and methods are defined by tracing the role played by the drama of Oedipus... more...

  • Man Writes Dogby William Farina

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Over the millennia, many great writers, from Pliny and Plutarch to C.S. Lewis and John Steinbeck, have addressed diverse canine themes in their work, usually in a broader, human context. Late in the 20th century it was conclusively established by modern science that all dogs, without exception, are descended from wolves. Viewed within the dynamic lens... more...

  • Trauma in Contemporary Literatureby Marita Nadal; Mónica Calvo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in trauma theory, such as the relationship between... more...

  • News Narratives and News Framingby Karen S. Johnson-Cartee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99

    News Narratives and News Framing is a revealing look at how the media's construction of news affects our political, economic, and social realities. In this introduction to the theory behind news framing, Karen Johnson-Cartee pulls together elements from communication, journalism, politics, and sociology to create a picture of how news forms these... more...

  • The Ethics of the Storyby David Craig

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99

    The best journalists are masters at their craft. With a comma and a colon, a vivid verb and a colorful adjective, they not only convey important information but also create a sense of place and evoke powerful emotions. A compelling story can shape_for good or ill_the way a reader understands people, events, and issues. The Ethics of the Story examines... more...

  • Phantasmenby Sandra Janßen

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 41.15

    Hauptbeschreibung Um die Einbildungskraft als schöpferisches Vermögen ist es im Zuge der Verwissenschaftlichung des menschlichen Geistes immer schlechter bestellt. Seit dem 19. Jahrhundert ist für die Frage, wie man zu den Bildern kommt, die das innere Auge sieht, nicht mehr die Philosophie zuständig, sondern die Psychologie, wenn nicht die Psychiatrie.... more...

  • The Visual Culture of Modernismby Deborah L. Madsen; Mario Klarer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.56

    Hauptbeschreibung The Visual Culture of Modernism offers a wide-ranging exploration of intertextual relations that bring together artists, artistic forms and artistic periods in response to the question: what is the relevance of early twentieth-century American Modernism to our present historical moment? Scholars from Europe and America develop responses... more...

  • Dekadenzby Caroline Pross

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 32.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie versteht Dekadenz als eine "große Erzählung" der Moderne, die in der europäischen und insbesondere auch in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des fin de siècle einen herausragenden Stellenwert einnimmt. Mit komparatistischen Ausblicken in die europäische - vor allem die französische, aber auch die skandinavische und russische... more...