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  • Das Fremde im Eigenstenby Bernd Kortländer; Sikander Singh

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 44.78

    Hauptbeschreibung Die nationale Identität Deutschlands ist im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert zunächst über die Kultur und Sprache bestimmt worden. Erst spät entwickelte sich die Idee einer staatlichen Einheit, parallel mit dem Verfall der feudalen Strukturen und dem Aufstieg des Bürgertums, zu einer politischen Vorstellung und Forderung. Und erst in den... more...

  • Komparatistische Perspektivenby Peter V. Zima

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 27.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch steckt die Möglichkeiten der Theoriebildung in der Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft ab. Während im Ersten Teil Vorschläge zu einer soziologischen und semiotischen Fundierung der literarischen Komparatistik gemacht werden, wird im Zweiten Teil versucht, die theoretischen und methodologischen Erkenntnisse... more...

  • Legends of Charlemagneby Thomas Bulfinch

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Travel back in time with this collection of fables and legends set in medieval France. Famed folklorist Thomas Bulfinch brings together a carefully curated compendium of stories that are sure to delight. A bevy of damsels in distress and courageous knights populate these pages in tales that veer from action-adventure to romance and back again. more...

  • Funny Epitaphsby Arthur Wentworth Eaton

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Giving up the ghost, cashing in your chips, kicking the bucket, meeting your maker -- however you prefer to think of death, it's something that will happen to all of us, so why not have a sense of humor about it? That's the attitude that the writers of the epitaphs featured in this uproarious collection seem to take. Author Arthur Wentworth... more...

  • Book of Wise Sayingsby W. A. Clouston

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    In dire need of a stout dose of sound advice? Shake the doldrums and get back on track by dipping into W. A. Clouston's fascinating Book of Wise Sayings. Bringing together bon mots and aphorisms from around the world, this volume can soothe the soul in troubled times or provide philosophical fodder for a lively discussion. more...

  • Einführung in die Literaturtheorieby Achim Geisenhanslüke; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 164.39

    Diese Einführung verfolgt Schritt für Schritt die Entwicklung der Literaturtheorie von der Hermeneutik bis zur aktuellen Diskussion um die Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften. Sie erläutert die wichtigsten literaturtheoretischen Ansätze vom 18. Jh. bis zur Gegenwart und stellt ihre bedeutendsten Vertreter vor. Den Ausgangspunkt bilden die philosophische... more...

  • Reflections upon Genreby Jan Engberg

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 52.56

    The presents book departs from an observation made by a group of scholars at Aarhus University: On the one hand, the concept of genre is present in and pivotal for a number of different disciplines studying texts such as literary studies, analytical text linguistics and the investigation of text production in professional settings. On the other hand,... more...

  • Schlagfertig bei unangemessener Kritikby Matthias Nöllke

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 2.73

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  • Cam Taitby Cam Tait; Jim Taylor

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Cam Tait worked as a reporter for the Edmonton Journal for over thirty years, interviewing Wayne Gretzky, Stevie Wonder, James Brady and others. He now writes for the Edmonton Sun . He has two honorary degrees and much insight on the subject of which drinking straws go best with which adult beverages. He lives in Edmonton with his wife Joan. This... more...

  • Attacks on the Pressby Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

    Wiley 2015; US$ 30.00

    Foreword xi By Christiane Amanpour 1. Going It Alone: More Freelancers Means Less Support, Greater Danger 1 The lack of adequate preparation might make safety experts shudder, but faced with low pay and high risk, the only option for many confl ict journalists is to learn on the fly. By Robert Mahoney 2. Covering War for the First Time—in... more...