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  • 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...

  • Moving Targetby Carole-Ann Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Moving Target offers a rigorous exploration of the practice of translating for the theatre. The twelve essays in the volume span a range of work from Eastern and Western Europe, Canada and the United States. For the first time, this book draws together existing translation theory with contemporary practice to shed light on a hitherto neglected aspect... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.48

    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...

  • Expressive Writingby Kathleen Adams

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 29.99

    Expressive writing is life-based writing that focuses on authentic expression of lived experience, with resultant insight, growth and skill-building. This volume offers practical advice on how to teach writing in a way that is respectful, insightful, and that helps the writer explore and celebrate his or her life story. more...

  • The Short Storyby Valerie Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Throughout this text, Valerie Shaw addresses two key questions: 'What are the special satisfactions afforded by reading short stories?' and 'How are these satisfactions derived from each story's literary techniques and narrative strategies?'. She then attempts to answer these questions by drawing on stories from different periods and countries - by... more...

  • Literature and The Contemporaryby Roger Luckhurst; Peter Marks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    At the end of the century, much criticism has become devoted to `last things': the end of history, the end of the subject, the end of the novel, the end, even, of the end. Literature and the Contemporary , in contrast, aims to provide through twelve essays evidence of the way in which the literature of the 1990s is constantly engaging in questions... more...

  • The Skeptic Disposition In Contemporary Criticismby Eugene Goodheart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Eugene Goodheart's remarkably compact and penetrating analysis examines the skeptic disposition that has informed advanced literary discourse over the past generation. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Merlin and Legendary Romanceby Carol Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    An indepth work on the origins of the Merlin of Arthurian legend, this book examines early texts, thirteenth century romances focusing particularly on Merlin as a character, rather than those where Merlin is a background cast member. The outline here starts with looking at the genre and the place of fantasy, moving on to consider the attitudes towards... more...

  • Ideological Representation and Power in Social Relations (RLE Social Theory)by 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...

  • Dioskuren, Konkurrenten und Zitierendeby Jan Cölln; Annegret Middeke

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 44.51

    Liebes- und Ehepaare, Koalitionäre, Zweikämpfer, Freunde, Kontrahenten oder auch Geschwister spielen in der Literatur von Anbeginn eine zentrale Rolle. Paarkonstellationen wie diese bilden aus zwei Einheiten eine Dritte, in der sie sowohl weiterbestehen als auch aufgehoben sind. In manchen Fällen ist im Laufe der Zeit die Individualität der beiden... more...