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  • Der maskierte Erosby Roman Lach

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 139.93

    This book contains love correspondences between Otto von Bismarck, Adalbert Stifter, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Ernst Haeckel and their respective wives and lovers. It counters the transient nature of love by extending the correspondence to other areas: realism ? constituting much more than just a literary and artistic program ? is here... more...

  • Literature against Philosophy, Plato to Derridaby Mark Edmundson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    Defence of literary art against the centuries-old drive to subsume literature into theory and philosophy. more...

  • Literary Educationby James Gribble

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 29.00

    This book is an attempt to offer a justification for the teaching of literature in schools and universities, and is intended as a contribution to the philosophy of literary education. The issues which Dr Gribble discusses could all be bracketed under the general heading of the relationship between literature and life. The book is written for those... more...

  • Critical Conditionsby Horace L. Fairlamb

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 33.00

    An examination and revaluation of contemporary theories about the foundations of knowledge and meaning, first published in 1994. more...

  • Fremde Weltenby Lars Schmeink; Hans-Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 139.93

    Until recently, scholars were hesitant to take the fantastic seriously. But since the 1990s, the increasing presence of the fantastic in mass media has spurred growing academic interest in the subject. This book discusses that new interest and brings together recent research in various disciplines. It provides an overview of current approaches... more...

  • Authentisches Erzählenby Antonius Weixler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 139.93

    A central feature of the newer forms of authenticity is that they replace the truth of what is presented with the truthfulness of the presentation. While academic discussion of authenticity has focused mainly on the aesthetic aspects, this volume focuses on the narrative dimension of the phenomenon. The authors thereby reveal a conceptual... more...

  • Playing the Text, Performing the Futureby Felicitas Meifert-Menhard

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 86.09

    This series explores a hitherto unidentified type of narrative: Future Narratives. Future Narratives preserve essential aspects of future time, namely its openness and undecidedness. They do this by operating with ?nodes? as their basic unit ? situations that allow for more than one continuation. Future Narratives can be found in print,... more...

  • Future Narrativesby Christoph Bode; Rainer Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 86.09

    This series explores a hitherto unidentified type of narrative: Future Narratives. Future Narratives preserve essential aspects of future time, namely its openness and undecidedness. They do this by operating with ?nodes? as their basic unit ? situations that allow for more than one continuation. Future Narratives can be found in print,... more...

  • Perspektivische Interaktion im Romanby Marcus Hartner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 139.93

    How do we internalize literary characters and their fictional consciousness when we are reading? How does multi-perspectivity function? Drawing on modern cognitive research, this study addresses how the perspectives of different characters interact, and demonstrates that this interaction plays a critical role in our understanding and interpretation... more...

  • Die koloniale Karibikby Gesine Müller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 118.39

    This analysis of the kaleidoscopic world of the 19th-century Caribbean and the literary and cultural transfers that took place during that time offers completely new insights into early processes of cultural globalization. Racist discourses, established models of ?white? abolitionists, the politics of memory, and the previously ignored... more...