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  • Thyestesby Seneca; Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A violent tragedy by a contemporary of Nero, in a faithful and uncut translation by one of our leading dramatists. Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes's sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner. 'a bleakly eloquent new translation... leaves you deeply impressed' - Sunday Times... more...

  • Television and Radio in the United Kingdomby Burton Paulu

    University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 75.00

    Television and Radio in the United Kingdom was first published in 1981. Burton Paulu regards British broadcasting as the best in the world, and ascribes controlled competition as the basic reason for its present status. The BBC, the most highly respected of all broadcasting services, benefited from the creation, in 1954, of the commercially-supported... more...

  • From Cover to Coverby Kathleen T. Horning

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 9.99

    The revised edition of From Cover to Cover offers a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best examples of children's literature today and also includes practical advice on how to write clearly articulated, reasoned opinions so that others can learn about books they have not yet read. A brief, updated introduction explains how children's books... more...

  • African American Theatreby Samuel A. Hay

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00

    This book traces the history of African American theatre from its beginnings to the present. more...

  • Wie nehmen Jugendliche Wissenssendungen wahr? Eine Rezeptionsstudie zur Vermittlungsleistung und Attraktivität von Wissenssendungen im deutschen Fernsehenby Claudia Maier

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Galileo, Wunderwelt Wissen, Planetopia, Abenteuer Wissen. - diese Aufzählung von Wissenssendungen im deutschen Fernsehen ließe sich gefühlt noch unendlich weiterführen. Nicht erst seit gestern erleben solche Fernsehformate einen regelrechten Hype. Mit dem Anspruch unserer Gesellschaft nach ständiger Weiterbildung, nach 'lebenslangem... more...

  • Talks on the Study of Literatureby Arlo Bates

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    American-born critic Arlo Bates started his career as a journalist and editor, but later turned his efforts to analyzing and championing English literature, which led to him becoming a professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This collection brings together a series of enlightening lectures that Bates presented about literature... more...

  • The Structure of the Literary Processby P. Steiner; Miroslav Cervenka; Ronald Vroon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 230.00

    These papers on the structure of the literary process were brought together in memory of Felix Vodička (1909?1974). Contributions by: Jacek Baluch, Miroslav Červenka, Květoslav Chvatík, E.M. van Dam-Havelková, Sergej Davydov, Lubomir Dole?el, Miroslav Drozda, Jan van der Eng, F.W. Galan, Mojmír Grygar, Wolfgang Iser, Milan Jankovič,... more...

  • The Search for a New Alphabetby Harald Hendrix; Joost J. Kloek; Sophie Levie; Willie van Peer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    Literary Studies is currently going through a deep transformation, preparing itself for the launch into the twenty-first century. The present volume, which is dedicated to Douwe Fokkema on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University, captures this transformation in a number of squibs by a select international group of scholars. Topics dealt... more...

  • Einführung in die Grundlagen der Literaturwissenschaftby Mario Klarer; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66

    Die Literaturwissenschaft hat in den letzten Jahren ein multikulturelles, theoriebewusstes und interdisziplinäres Fachverständnis ausgebildet. Dadurch wurden die nationalsprachlichen Grenzen durchlässiger, die Literaturtheorie gilt inzwischen als globales Phänomen und der Film konnte als übernationales, literaturverwandtes Medium integriert werden.... more...

  • The Tale of Terrorby Edith Birkhead

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    If you're a true fan of horror fiction, don't miss scholar Edith Birkhead's classic survey of the origins of the genre, The Tale of Terror. Focusing on the early roots of horror in the Romantic and Victorian eras, this comprehensive study offers compelling insight and analysis of well-known tales and obscure gems alike. more...