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  • The Future of Trauma Theoryby Gert Buelens; Samuel Durrant; Robert Eaglestone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Whilst the term ?trauma? is currently dominating literary and theoretical discourse, this book is designed to explore the future of trauma theory.  With contributions from an international selection of leading critics and thinkers from the US and Europe, including Judith Butler, Cathy Caruth and Dominick LaCapra. more...

  • Einführung in die Roman-Analyseby Jost Schneider; Klaus-Michael Bogdal; Gunter E. Grimm

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 17.35

    Der Band macht den Leser in verständlicher Sprache Schritt für Schritt mit allen wichtigen Begriffen und Methoden der Roman-Analyse vertraut. Auf einen Abriss der Gattungsgeschichte und eine Einführung in Poetik und Ästhetik des Romans folgt die stets anwendungsorientierte Vorstellung des analytischen Instrumentariums. Vor allem Figurenanalyse, Handlungsanalyse,... more...

  • World Literature in Theoryby David Damrosch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95

    World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today. Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions... more...

  • On Cringila Hillby Noel Beddoe

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The best new Australian crime novel since Peter Temple?s The Broken Shore When a teenage boy is killed in a drive-by shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business. After seasoned police detective... more...

  • Surveying the American Tropicsby Maria Cristina Fumagalli; Peter Hulme; Owen Robinson

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    American Tropics' refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, an area that includes the southern USA, the Atlantic littoral of Central America, the Caribbean islands, and northern South America. European colonial powers fought intensively here against indigenous populations and against each other for control of land and resources. The regions in the... more...

  • The Golden Age Shtetlby Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe?s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This book provides the first grassroots social, economic, and cultural history of the shtetl. Challenging popular misconceptions of the shtetl as an... more...

  • Einführung in die Literaturtheorieby Achim Geisenhanslüke; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 17.35

    Diese Einführung verfolgt Schritt für Schritt die Entwicklung der Literaturtheorie von der Hermeneutik bis zur aktuellen Diskussion um die Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften. Sie erläutert die wichtigsten literaturtheoretischen Ansätze vom 18. Jh. bis zur Gegenwart und stellt ihre bedeutendsten Vertreter vor. Den Ausgangspunkt bilden die philosophische... more...

  • Dialogische Ordnungby Mathias Palm

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 38.17

    Am Beispiel ausgewählter Trostschriften des brandenburg-preußischen Oberzeremonienmeisters Johann von Besser widmet sich Mathias Palms Studie der paradigmatischen Ausprägung des Dialogischen in der Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit. Ausgehend von einem Modell des generellen Zusammenhangs zwischen Norm und Abweichung, orientiert sich das dialogische Paradigma... more...

  • The Land We Dreamedby Joe Survant

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 12.99

    Weaving together universal themes of family, geography, and death with images of America's frontier landscape, former Kentucky Poet Laureate Joe Survant has been lauded for his ability to capture the spirit of the land and its people. Kliatt magazine has praised his work, stating, "Survant's words sing.... This is storytelling at its best." Exploring... more...

  • A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Cultureby Laura Marcus; Ankhi Mukherjee

    Wiley 2014; US$ 174.95

    This concise companion explores the history of psychoanalytic theory and its impact on contemporary literary criticism by tracing its movement across disciplinary and cultural boundaries. Contains original essays by leading scholars, using a wide range of cultural and historical approaches Discusses key concepts in psychoanalysis, such as the role... more...