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  • The Direction of Literary Theoryby Steven Earnshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 50.00

    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$ 37.14

    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...

  • Technology, Literature and Cultureby Alex Goody

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • 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 Chefredakteur des deutschen Fanportals Treknews.de, sucht und findet Antworten auf Fragen der Logik, Ethik und Moral, die sich im Star-Trek-Universum stellen - immer fundiert und durchweg unterhaltsam. In "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" werden zum Beispiel folgende Fragen beleuchtet: - Kann es... more...

  • After 1945by Hans Gumbrecht

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • The Literary Theory Handbookby Gregory Castle

    Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95

    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...

  • Einführung in die romanische Sprachwissenschaftby Franz Rainer; Bernhard Pöll; Wolfgang Pöckl

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 559.00

    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, branches... more...