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  • The Difference Withinby Elizabeth A. Meese; Alice A. Parker

    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...

  • Feminist Critical Negotiationsby Alice A. Parker; Elizabeth A. Meese

    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...

  • Pragmatics and Fictionby Jon-K. Adams

    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...

  • The Reader and the Textby Diana Sorensen Goodrich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    Interpretative strategies for Latin American literatures more...

  • How to Write and Give a Speechby Joan Detz

    St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 16.99

    This newly updated guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book shows how to improve both the content and delivery of any presentation. Learn how to: - Assess an audience - Research your subject - Give team presentations - Speak to international... more...

  • Le discours aspectualiséby Jacques Fontanille

    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...

  • Literary Theoryby Terry Eagleton

    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...

  • Exploring Postmodernismby Matei Calinescu; Douwe W. Fokkema

    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...

  • Imitation and the Image of Manby James S. Hans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 49.95

    In the Imitation and the Image of Man James S. Hans presents his conception of the mimetic. His primary goal to this study is to broaden several kinds of discourse: first, to redfine our conception of the literary; second, to expand our ideas of the kinds of things that can be treated together; third, to enrich our understanding of the possibilities... more...

  • Text to Readerby Theo D?haen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 98.00

    Text to Reader seeks to find a critical approach that links a novel?s form to its socio-cultural context. Combining elements from Iser?s reception aesthetics, speech act theory, and Goffman?s frame analysis, this book starts from the assumption that a reader has certain conventional expectations with regard to a novel, and then goes on to examine... more...