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  • Spatial Relations. Volume One.by John Kinsella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 150.00

    These volumes present John Kinsella?s uncollected critical writings and personal reflections from the early 1990s to the present. Included are extended pieces of memoir written in the Western Australian wheatbelt and the Cambridge fens, as well as acute essays and commentaries on the nature and genesis of personal and public poetics. Pivotal are a... more...

  • Meisterschaft im Prozessby Franziska Wenzel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung von Strophen... more...

  • Komparatistikby Alexander Nebrig; Evi Zemanek

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 694.00

    - Prinzip und Praxis des Vergleichens im Spannungsfeld neuer kulturwissenschaftlicher und medientheoretischer Ansätze: Vergleich zwischen Literaturen und anderen Künsten - Revision ,klassischer' Forschungsfelder wie Stoff-, Motiv- und Einflussforschung mithilfe neuerer Theorien zu Intertextualität und Intermedialität - Historische und systematische... more...

  • Das europäische Mittelalter im Spannungsbogen des Vergleichsby Michael Borgolte

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 70.00

    Marc Blochs Plädoyer von 1927 für eine vergleichende Geschichte des europäischen Mittelalters war zwar unter seinen Schülern und Enkelschülern nie ganz in Vergessenheit geraten. Doch offenkundig mußte erst die westöstliche Spaltung des Kontinents im Kalten Krieg überwunden werden, damit neue, konzentrierte Anläufe zur Realisierung des umstürzenden... more...

  • Reader Response in Secondary and College Classroomsby Nicholas J. Karolides

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This text, based on Louise M. Rosenblatt's transactional model of literature, focuses on the application of transactional reader-response theory in the classroom. It grows from frequent requests from secondary school and college teachers for teaching suggestions on how to put theory into practice. This is not a "What should I do on Monday?" cookbook,... more...

  • Literature and Genderby Lizbeth Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including: feminity versus creativity in women's... more...

  • Literary Theory The Basicsby Hans Bertens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95

    This third edition of Hans Bertens? bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary topics including: reception theory and reader response... more...

  • Jewish Writers and Intellectuals: Religion and Identity in Contemporary Austrian Literature and Filmby Andrea Reiter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation (Leon Zelman, Simon Wiesenthal and Bruno Kreisky)... more...

  • The New Historicismby Harold Veeser

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    Following Clifford Geertz and other cultural anthropologists, the New Historicist critics have evolved a method for describing culture in action. Their "thick descriptions" seize upon an event or anecdote--colonist John Rolfe's conversation with Pocohontas's father, a note found among Nietzsche's papers to the effect that "I have lost my umbrella"--and... more...

  • Fredric Jamesonby Sean Homer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    This is the first comprehensive analysis of the work of Fredric Jameson, one of the most important cultural critics writing today. Homer provides a clear exposition and appraisal of Jameson's theories and an assessment of his contribution to contemporary cultural theory. more...