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- 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 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$ 13.50 US$ 11.70
Star-Trek Experte Henrik Hansemann f?hrt 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 gro?en philosophischen Fragen, in diesem Universum und dar?ber hinaus. ... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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 US$ 31.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Canon Vs. Culture explores the consequences of one of the main educational shifts of the last quarter century-- the changes from academic inquiry conducted through a selected list of accepted authorities to an investigation of the cultural operations of an entire society. more...