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- Summersdale 2015; US$ 8.99
"In politics, if you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman." ?Margaret Thatcher "Instead of getting married again, I?m going to find a woman I don?t like and just give her a house." ?Rod Stewart Ever been at a loss for words? Ever wished that the perfect wry remark or putdown would spring to mind? The great,... more...
- Upstart Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Not since the legendary Eric Rush departed the scene have the All Blacks had a jokester/prankster quite like World Cup-winning winger Cory ‘CJ? Jane. A Commonwealth Games Sevens gold medallist and frontline All Black since 2008, Jane is one of the funniest men in New Zealand rugby. He was one of the first All Blacks to embrace social media, in particular... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 70.00
In the middle of the seventeenth century, Bohdan Khmelnytsky was the legendary Cossack general who organized a rebellion that liberated the Eastern Ukraine from Polish rule. Consequently, he has been memorialized in the Ukraine as a God-given nation builder, cut in the model of George Washington. But in this campaign, the massacre of thousands of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95
First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether fiction, poetry or drama. Essays on classical figures,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ?history?, while also enabling audiences to understand the ways in which the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
Time and narrative are inseparably connected: there can be no narrative without time, and no time without narrative. Beyond this systemic relationship, which has been a favorite concern of narrative theory, the interplay of time and narrative evokes a broad range of aesthetic phenomena. This volume examines the multiplicity of time from... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 69.99
Life-writing' is a generic term meant to encompass a range of writings about lives or parts of lives, or which provide materials out of which lives or parts of lives are composed. These writings include not only memoir, autobiography, biography, diaries, autobiographical fiction, and biographical fiction, but letters, writs, wills, written anecdotes,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04
Menschen, die von ihrem Leben in Armut erzählen und uns so Teil haben lassen an ihren Erlebnissen und ihrem Verständnis der Welt haben mit ihren Geschichten oft fasziniert und ein großes Publikum erreicht. Von sozialistischen Regierungen als zentrales Werkzeug zur Integration der Ärmsten in die Gesellschaft gefeiert, und von Kritikern als literarisch... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 417.00
An advanced reference resource, The Encyclopedia of the Novel offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, genre and theory of the novel, in over 150 articles written by leading scholars in the field Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature Arranged in A-Z format across 2 fully indexed and meticulously cross-referenced... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.89
Hauptbeschreibung Der Band beschäftigt sich mit politischem, rhetorischem und künstlerischem Sprechen, der Rhetorik auf dem Theater und in der Predigt, der Atemtechnik und Stimmübungen, dem Reden und Handeln des Schauspielers. Er dient der Theorie und Praxis unserer vielfältigen sprachlichen und körpersprachlichen Ausdrucksformen. Biographische... more...