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  • Spatial Relations. Volume Two.by John Kinsella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 149.00

    These volumes present John Kinsella’s uncollected critical writings and personal reflections from the early 1990s to the present. Included are extended pieces of memoir written in the Western Australian wheatbelt and the Cambridge fens, as well as acute essays and commentaries on the nature and genesis of personal and public poetics. Pivotal are a... more...

  • Spatial Relations. Volume One.by John Kinsella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 150.00

    These volumes present John Kinsella’s uncollected critical writings and personal reflections from the early 1990s to the present. Included are extended pieces of memoir written in the Western Australian wheatbelt and the Cambridge fens, as well as acute essays and commentaries on the nature and genesis of personal and public poetics. Pivotal are a... more...

  • Feminist Literary Historyby Janet Todd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    In this timely book Janet Todd offers an analysis and defence of the feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter and other contemporary American literary critics. She argues that this approach rightly links the political concerns of feminist criticism to the uncovering of female voices embedded in history. Todd reconstructs the development... more...

  • Das europäische Mittelalter im Spannungsbogen des Vergleichsby Michael Borgolte

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 84.00

    Marc Blochs Plädoyer von 1927 für eine vergleichende Geschichte des europäischen Mittelalters war zwar unter seinen Schülern und Enkelschülern nie ganz in Vergessenheit geraten. Doch offenkundig mußte erst die westöstliche Spaltung des Kontinents im Kalten Krieg überwunden werden, damit neue, konzentrierte Anläufe zur Realisierung des umstürzenden... more...

  • Komparatistikby Evi Zemanek; Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 35.00

    Wozu vergleichen - und was überhaupt? Komparatisten ergründen Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede zwischen Literaturen verschiedener Kulturen und untersuchen deren Verhältnis zu anderen Künsten. Das neue Studienbuch bietet eine fundierte Einführung in dieses spannende interdisziplinäre Forschungsfeld: - Prinzip und Praxis des Vergleichens im Spannungsfeld... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theaterby Fran Mason

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 108.00

    The Historical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater examines the different areas of postmodernist literature and the variety of forms that have been produced. This is accomplished through a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on individual postmodernist... more...

  • Reader Response in Secondary and College Classroomsby Nicholas J. Karolides

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    This text, based on Louise M. Rosenblatt's transactional model of literature, focuses on the application of transactional reader-response theory in the classroom. It grows from frequent requests from secondary school and college teachers for teaching suggestions on how to put theory into practice. This is not a "What should I do on Monday?" cookbook,... more...

  • Literature and Genderby Lizbeth Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including: feminity versus creativity in women's... more...

  • Literary Theory: The Basicsby Hans Bertens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    This third edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary topics including: reception theory and reader response... more...

  • Contemporary Jewish Writingby Andrea Reiter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation (Leon Zelman, Simon Wiesenthal and Bruno Kreisky)... more...