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  • The Encyclopedia of the Novelby Peter Melville Logan; Olakunle George; Susan Hegeman; Efraí Kristal; n

    Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95

    Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature Arranged in A-Z format and featuring over 140 contributors Written by an international cast of leading scholars, overseen by an Advisory Board of 37 specialists Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; more...

  • Einführung in die Literaturtheorieby Achim Geisenhanslüke; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 15.78

    Diese Einführung verfolgt Schritt für Schritt die Entwicklung der Literaturtheorie von der Hermeneutik bis zur aktuellen Diskussion um die Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften. Sie erläutert die wichtigsten literaturtheoretischen Ansätze vom 18. Jh. bis zur Gegenwart und stellt ihre bedeutendsten Vertreter vor. Den Ausgangspunkt bilden die philosophische... more...

  • Kosher Pornby Sarah Rosen

    Running Press 2014; US$ 14.00

    You?re Jewish? Can I check? Shalom! If you came to this book in search of pornography, we suggest that you quietly close the cover and turn to the Internet. But, if Hebrew-speaking, challah-eating mensches turn you on, then Mazel Tov! Your prayers have been answered. Based on the popular blog, Porn4Jews, Kosher Porn marries traditional Jewish... more...

  • Genreby Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton?s ?Lycidas? and Berryman?s Sonnets . The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek rhetoricians to such contemporary figures as Frye and Todorov.... more...

  • Nature and the Numinous in Mythopoeic Fantasy Literatureby Chris Brawley; Donald E. Palumbo; C. W. Sullivan III

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book makes connections between mythopoeic fantasy--works which engage the numinous--and the critical apparatuses of ecocriticism and posthumanism. Drawing from the ideas of Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy, mythopoeic fantasy is a means of subverting normative modes of perception to both encounter the numinous and to challenge the perceptions... more...

  • Figuring Shit Outby Amy Biancolli

    Behler Publications, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95

    Amy Biancolli slams into widowhood wondering how fix broken doorknobs and dishwashers and discovers how to fix her broken heart. more...

  • The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young Adult Literatureby Joseph Abbruscato; Tanya Jones

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Rooted in the oral traditions of nearly all cultures worldwide, fairy tales have played an integral part in children's upbringing for generations. Filled with gothic and fantastical elements like monsters, dragons, evil step-parents and fairy godmothers, fairy tales remain important tools for teaching children about themselves, and the dangers... more...

  • A Load of Hooeyby Bob Odenkirk

    McSweeney's 2014; US$ 9.99

    Bob Odenkirk is a legend in the comedy-writing world, winning Emmys and acclaim for his work on Saturday Night Live, Mr. Show with Bob and David, and many other seminal TV shows. This book, his first, is a spleen-bruisingly funny omnibus that ranges from absurdist monologues (“Martin Luther King, Jr?s Worst Speech Ever?) to intentionally bad theater... more...

  • Bowstringby Viktor Shklovsky; Shushan Avagyan

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 16.95

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  • Ideological Representation and Power in Social Relationsby Mike Gane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This collection reflects the French influence on literary and representational theory which has been predominant in recent years. It contains stimulating essays on the fiction of Perault, Borges, James, Eco and Tournier. These are complemented by theoretical essays on power and representation which provide powerful critiques of Barthes, Derrida, Deleuze... more...