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  • Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660–1800by Anne Leah Greenfield

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The essays in this collection explore representations of and responses to sexual violence over the course of the long eighteenth century. Contributors examine the underlying ideologies that spawned these representations, confronting the social, political, legal and aesthetic conditions of the day. more...

  • The Limits of Critiqueby Rita Felski

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 22.50

    Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works? Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic’s task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed? In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of interpretation in literary studies, and situates it as but one method among many, a method with strong... more...

  • Text - Material - Mediumby Wolfgang Lukas; Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth; Madleen Podewski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The Beihefte zu editio [editio Supplements] appear as a complement to editio, the international journal dealing with questions of editorship, which is published in association with the relevant working groups of Germanists, philosophers and musicologists. While editio has a preference for fundamental and overarching papers covering editorship... more...

  • The Experientiality of Narrativeby Marco Caracciolo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Recent developments in cognitive narrative theory have called attention to readers' active participation in making sense of narrative. However, while most psychologically inspired models address interpreters' subpersonal (i.e., unconscious) responses, the experiential level of their engagement with narrative remains relatively undertheorized.... more...

  • Critical Practiceby Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...

  • Arthurian Literature XIXby Keith Busby; Roger Dalrymple

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 99.00

    Articles on comedy in Arthurian romance - French, Dutch, Italian, Scottish and English. more...

  • The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literatureby David M. Posner

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 54.00

    This book illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature. more...

  • Ruminations on Twentysomething Lifeby Aaron Karo

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 16.95

    IS THERE LIFE AFTER COLLEGE? In this sidesplitting follow-up to his smash hit, Ruminations on College Life, Aaron Karo takes readers on another outrageous journey -- this time through his early twenties. With hilarious anecdotes and irreverent observations, Karo captures the twentysomething experience like never before and answers the question,... more...

  • Deconstructing the Heroby Margery Hourihan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    This book sets out to explore the structure and meanings within the most popular of all literary genres - the adventure story. Deconstructing the Hero offers analytical readings of some of the most widely read adventure stories such as Treasure Island , the James Bond stories and Star Wars . The book describes how adventure stories are influential... more...

  • Textual Practiceby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 1989; US$ 37.95

    This book should be of interest to students and teachers of literature and literary theory. more...