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  • Literaturkritik heuteby Heinrich Kaulen; Christina Gansel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Die Literaturkritik ist eine der wichtigsten Instanzen der Literaturvermittlung. Sie prägt die öffentliche Vorstellung davon, was Literatur ist, was sie sein kann oder sein sollte. In der Literaturwissenschaft nimmt die Literaturkritik trotz ihrer vielfältigen Funktionen im Literaturbetrieb bis heute nur eine Randstellung ein. Erst in den letzten Jahren... more...

  • The Comics of Joss Whedonby Valerie Estelle Frankel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    A great deal of scholarship has focused on Joss Whedon's television and film work, which includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, The Cabin in the Woods and The Avengers. But Whedon's work in the world of comics has largely been ignored. He created his own dystopian heroine, Fray, assembled the goofy... more...

  • Watch Your Wordsby Marda Dunsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 17.99

    The fourth edition of Watch Your Words incorporates current Associated Press style and a new guide to basic editing principles. As an accessible handbook for mastering baseline knowledge of punctuation, grammar, and usage, it is ideal for quick use in the classroom and the newsroom. more...

  • Political Parties in the Digital Ageby Guy Lachapelle; Philippe J. Maarek

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    The Internet and ?social media? may initially have been understood as just one more instrument politicians could employ to manage without political parties. However, these media cannot be reduced to being a tool available solely to politicians. The electronic media make reinforcement of the ?glocalization? of the public/political sphere,... more...

  • The Singularity of Literatureby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature 2006   Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to definition. Derek Attridge argues that such resistance represents not a dead end, but a crucial starting point from which to explore anew the power and practices of Western art. In this... more...

  • The Beginnings of Medieval Romanceby D. H. Green

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00

    Explores the emergence of the romance in the twelfth century. more...

  • The Character of Criticismby Geoffrey Galt Harpham

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Why are some critical texts more compelling, memorable, or engaging than others? Can criticism be judged as a discourse of description, explanation, and analysis alone, or do our evaluations reflect other kinds of investments in it? In this book, Geoffrey Galt Harpham argues that the most powerful and effective criticism demands to be read as an expression... more...

  • Closed Encountersby Jeffrey Wallen

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 66.00

    In a provocative and fair-minded look at current critical practices and the future of the academy, Jeffrey Wallen draws a disturbing picture of public intellectuals in search of a public and cultural critics unable to enter a dialogue with others. Taking up several of the most influential critics of recent years?Edward Said, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,... more...

  • Geographies of the Bookby Professor Charles W J Withers; Professor Miles Ogborn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary and international team of leading scholars, and illustrated by original empirical material, this work provides a timely synthesis to the geographies of the book, and advances new perspectives on how this area of research should be approached. more...

  • Studies on Byzantine Literature of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuriesby Alexander Kazhdan; Simon Franklin

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 40.00

    Histories of Byzantine literature tend to focus on the history of genres. The essays in this book challenge the traditional view. more...