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  • Die Lebensanschauungen der großen Denkerby Rudolf Eucken

    De Gruyter 1950; US$ 224.00

    Die Lebensanschauungen der grossen Denker : eine Entwicklungsgeschichte des Lebensproblems der Menschheit von Platon bis zur Gegenwart. more...

  • Kleine Literaturgeschichte der großen Liebeby Matthias Luserke-Jaqui

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 54.89

    Wie lässt sich das Vergängliche bewahren, wie der Liebe Dauer verleihen? Um diese Frage kreisen alle Texte über die große Liebe ? von der Antike bis heute. ?Denn alle Lust will Ewigkeit?, formulierte Nietzsche treffend. Und eben dies leistet die Literatur: Sie garantiert, dass die Liebe fortdauert, selbst über den Tod hinaus. Auch wenn die Liebenden... more...

  • Writing At Riskby Jason Weiss

    University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 33.95

    Much has been made of the image of writers in Paris?romanticized and idealized in fiction and on screen, these émigré artists in sidewalk cafés spark our imagination with unusual force. But rarely do the real-life figures speak to us directly to comment on their work, their lives, and their reasons for choosing to live and work in Paris. In these... more...

  • Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewritingby Marcel Cornis-Pope

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 176.00

    Starting from a comprehensive examination of current poststructuralist and sociosemiotic theories of narrative, this book formulates an interactive model of literary interpretation and pedagogy emphasising process, critical self-awareness and strategies of rereading/rewriting. A literary pedagogy premised on the concept of 'rewriting', the author argues,... 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...

  • Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizinby Bettina von Jagow; Florian Steger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 32.03

    Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Jahr haben wir in die Mitte des Jahrbuchs einen Schwerpunkt "Medien und Medizin" gestellt, der Ergebnisse einer 2009 in der Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung München von uns ausgerichteten und von der Münchner Universitätsgesellschaft geförderten Tagung vereint. Über diesen Schwerpunkt hinaus vereint der fünfte Band... more...

  • Ginger-Snapsby Fanny Fern

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    An influential critic, commentator, and journalist, New England-based writer Fanny Fern (born Sara Willis) ascended to the very highest levels of literary acclaim in the late nineteenth century, even at one time commanding the title of the best-paid woman writer in the United States. The collection Ginger-Snaps brings together many of Fern's most... more...

  • Memories and Studiesby William James; Henry James

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    William James was a towering intellectual figure with a vast knowledge base that transcended typical disciplinary boundaries. In this collection of essays, William James explores the topics of memory and cognition through the lenses of philosophy, psychology, and his own personal life experiences, all recounted in his uniquely engaging writing style. more...

  • The Use of Imaginary, Historical, and Actual Maps in Literatureby John Wyatt

    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 Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or Stevenson’s Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...

  • Die Philosophie bei Star Trekby Henrik Hansemann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50

    Henrik Hansemann, Star-Trek-Experte und früherer Chefredakteurdes deutschen Fanportals Treknews.de, sucht und findet Antwortenauf Fragen der Logik, Ethik und Moral, die sich imStar-Trek-Universum stellen - immer fundiert und durchwegunterhaltsam. In "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" werden zumBeispiel folgende Fragen beleuchtet: - Kann es irdische... more...