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  • Die Welt der Griechenby Arnulf Zitelmann; Haucke Kock

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 11.20

    Ob Politik, Philosophie,Wissenschaft oder Wirtschaft ? ohne die Griechen sähe unsere Welt heute deutlich anders aus. In gewohnt lebendiger Weise erzählt Arnulf Zitelmann von Solon, dem ersten Sozialpolitiker der Geschichte, von Homer, dem Erfinder der griechischen Nation, vom Machtkampf zwischen Athen und Sparta, von Alexander dem Großen, der auf seinen... more...

  • The Difference Withinby Elizabeth A. Meese; Alice A. Parker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 128.00

    The essays in this volume represent the most recent thinking collected on the problematics of feminism and critical theory, engaging the question of the relationship between these terms and the differences within each in terms of the other. As a whole, this piece of an extended conversation within feminism suggests both the illusory comfort of generic... 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...

  • An Early Selfby Susanne Zepp

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    What role has Jewish intellectual culture played in the development of modern Romance literature? Susanne Zepp seeks to answer this question through an examination of five influential early modern texts written between 1499 and 1627: Fernando de Rojas's La Celestina , Leone Ebreo's Dialoghi d'amore , the anonymous tale Lazarillo de Tormes (the... more...

  • Einführung in die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaftby Andrea Leskovec; Klaus-Michael Bogdal; Gunter E. Grimm

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66

    Die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft ist eine relativ neue Forschungsrichtung, die im Zeitalter der Globalisierung rasch an Bedeutung gewinnt. Diese Einführung macht mit Gegenstand, Zielen und Methoden bekannt und erklärt die zentralen Konzepte und Theorien. Grundbegriffe wie Kultur, Interkulturalität und Fremdheit werden leicht verständlich definiert,... 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 informationon 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...

  • The Emperor Redressedby Dwight Eddins; Dwight Eddins; M. H. Abrams; Frederick Crews; Richard Levin; Gary Saul Morson; Nina Baym; Ihab Hassan; David Lehman; Paisley Livingston; John R. Searle

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    There have been signs now, for some time, that poststructuralist hegemony is declining. This book helps us to understand the theoretical flaws that make this decline inevitable.                 The essays in this volume represent a collective questioning of the poststructuralist... more...

  • The Experientiality of Narrativeby Marco Caracciolo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    How do readers experience literary narrative? Drawing on narrative theory, cognitive science, and the philosophy of mind, this book offers a principled account of the dynamics underlying readers? responses to narrative. Through its interdisciplinary approach,this study combines close readings of literary texts and theoretical discussion... more...

  • Exploring Postmodernismby Matei Calinescu; Douwe W. Fokkema

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 165.00

    The great diversity of contexts in which the term Postmodernism is currently encountered reflects the remarkable success of a coinage that has been in circulation for only about forty years. It has been used by philosophers, sociologists, art critics and literary historians to become, finally, a household word in the language of advertising and politics.... more...

  • Feminist Critical Negotiationsby Alice A. Parker; Elizabeth A. Meese

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 128.00

    This volume is a collection of original contributions in the field of feminist critical theory which reflect upon past practices and suggest new strategies and directions for future work. The articles are presented in two non-exclusive, interactive sections: “Theorizing Feminist Criticism” and “The Feminist Writing Subject”.... more...