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  • Writing At Riskby Jason Weiss

    University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 33.95

    Much has been made of the image of writers in Paris?romanticized and idealized in fiction and on screen, these émigré artists in sidewalk cafés spark our imagination with unusual force. But rarely do the real-life figures speak to us directly to comment on their work, their lives, and their reasons for choosing to live and work in Paris. In these... more...

  • Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewritingby Marcel Cornis-Pope

    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...

  • The Direction of Literary Theoryby Steven Earnshaw

    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...

  • The Use of Imaginary, Historical, and Actual Maps in Literatureby John Wyatt

    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 Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or Stevenson’s Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...

  • Technology, Literature and Cultureby Alex Goody

    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...

  • Die Philosophie bei Star Trekby Henrik Hansemann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50 US$ 11.70

    Star-Trek Experte Henrik Hansemann führt in diesem unterhaltsamen Sachbuch durch die philosophischen Weiten des Star-Trek-Universums. Von der Logik des Vulkaniers Spock zur Menschlickkeit des Androiden Data - "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" sucht und findet Antworten zu den großen philosophischen Fragen, in diesem Universum und darüber... more...

  • Using Critical Theoryby Lois Tyson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • After 1945by Hans Gumbrecht

    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...

  • The Literary Theory Handbookby Gregory Castle

    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...

  • Einführung in die romanische Sprachwissenschaftby Wolfgang Pöckl; Franz Rainer; Bernhard Pöll

    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...