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  • Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizinby Bettina von Jagow; Florian Steger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 37.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Der dritte Band des "Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin" vereint in gewohnter Weise (I.) Originalarbeiten, (II.) Essays, (III.) Quellen und (IV.) Rezensionen. Bei den diesjährigen Originalbeiträgen liegt ein Schwerpunkt in der Moderne. In den Essays werden unter anderem Heinrich Heine und Martin Walser vorgestellt. Sodann geht es um... more...

  • Komparatistische Perspektivenby Peter V. Zima

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 32.07

    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...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 15.94

    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$ 61.68

    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...

  • Journalism Ethics for the Digital Ageby Denis Muller

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 23.99

    Journalism is being transformed by the digital revolution. Journalists working for media organisations are having to file and update stories across multiple platforms under increasing time pressures. Meanwhile, anyone with sufficient literacy skills and access to the internet can aspire to practise journalism, and many are doing so. And yet journalism... 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$ 42.00

    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 Miles Ogborn; Charles W.J. Withers

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    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...