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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 106.65
How does narratology relate to narrative strangeness? This question is urgent for narratologists who share a marked skepticism towards the idea of using ?natural? narratives as some kind of genetic model for understanding and interpreting all kinds of narratives, and for whom the distinction of fiction is important. This anthology presents... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 54.00
The essays in this volume represent the most recent thinking collected on the problematics of feminism and critical theory, engaging the question of the relationship between these terms and the differences within each in terms of the other. As a whole, this piece of an extended conversation within feminism suggests both the illusory comfort of generic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 54.00
This volume is a collection of original contributions in the field of feminist critical theory which reflect upon past practices and suggest new strategies and directions for future work. The articles are presented in two non-exclusive, interactive sections: “Theorizing Feminist Criticism” and “The Feminist Writing Subject”.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 98.00
Pragmatics and Fiction explores the basic pragmatic differences between fictional and nonfictional discourse. These differences derive mainly from the creation of a fictional figure who narrates the text and who, in turn, addresses his narrative to a fictional audience. Since these figures become the language users of the fictional text and, therefore,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 16.99
Newly updated for today's technology, this "how-to classic" ( The Washington Post ) offers sound advice and tips on every aspect of researching, writing, and delivering an effective speech. This guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 102.00
L'objectif affiché du colloque 'Le Discours aspectualisé' était d'examiner à quelles conditions on peut passer d'une conception phrastique et linguistique de l'aspect à une théorie de l'aspectualisation discursive en sémiotique. La confrontation de plusieurs disciplines et de plusieurs méthodes ? linguistique générale, linguistique historique, sciences... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
A quarter of a century on from its original publication, Literary Theory: An Introduction still conjures the subversion, excitement and exoticism that characterized theory through the 1960s and 70s, when it posed an unprecedented challenge to the literary establishment. Eagleton has added a new preface to this anniversary edition to address more... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 102.00
The great diversity of contexts in which the term Postmodernism is currently encountered reflects the remarkable success of a coinage that has been in circulation for only about forty years. It has been used by philosophers, sociologists, art critics and literary historians to become, finally, a household word in the language of advertising and politics.... more...