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- Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 176.00
Starting from a comprehensive examination of current poststructuralist and sociosemiotic theories of narrative, this book formulates an interactive model of literary interpretation and pedagogy emphasising process, critical self-awareness and strategies of rereading/rewriting. A literary pedagogy premised on the concept of 'rewriting', the author argues,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 53.00
An initial proposition is made that literary theory is divided into two broad, antithetical camps - one where the focus is purely textual, the other where the focus is on context. Section One is devoted to resolving this central dichotomy by examining issues that are highly contentious within literary theory (the author, intention, value, postmodernism... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50 US$ 11.70
»Der Weltraum, unendliche Weiten. Wir befinden uns in einer fernen Zukunft. Dies sind die Abenteuer des neuen Raumschiffs Enterprise, das viele Lichtjahre von der Erde entfernt unterwegs ist, um fremde Welten zu entdecken ...« Spätestens jetzt bekommt der wahre Star-Trek-Fan eine wohlige Gänsehaut. Star Trek, das wie kaum eine andere Fernsehserie... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
In this text, the author highlights unrecorded discoveries about how maps and literature are associated. Not only do maps give us a tool by which to understand a physical reality as it actually exists, but maps can support the realm of literary fiction - such as Tolkiens Middle Earth, or Stevensons Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62
Technology, Literature and Culture provides a detailed and accessible exploration of the ways in which literature across the twentieth century has represented the inescapable presence and progress of technology. As this study argues, from the Fordist revolution in manufacturing to computers and the internet, technology has reconfigured our relationship... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
What is it the legacy that humankind has been living with since 1945? We were once convinced that time was the agent of change. But in the past decade or two, our experience of time has been transformed. Technology preserves and inundates us with the past, and we perceive our future as a set of converging and threatening inevitabilities: nuclear annihilation,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.76
The Literary Theory Handbook introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories. A new edition of this highly successful text, which includes updated and refined chapters, and new sections... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00
This book provides a detailed introduction to Romance linguistics, giving valuable information on 1) working techniques and tools, 2) the sub-disciplines of linguistics, and 3) Romance languages, thus linking theoretical reflection with practical skills. The book is divided into 13 identically structured units (including working techniques,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
British Marxist Criticism provides selective but extensive annotated bibliographies, introductory essays, and important pieces of work from each of eight British critics who sought to explain literary production according to the principles of Marxism. more...