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  • Der maskierte Erosby Roman Lach

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    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...

  • Aneignung und interkulturelle Repräsentationby Sybille de la Rosa

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 34.91

    Sybille De La Rosa arbeitet eine auf dem Begriff der kreativen Aneignung basierende Repräsentationstheorie aus und zeigt deren Relevanz im Bereich der Menschenrechtspolitik auf. Sie greift auf hermeneutische und postkoloniale Überlegungen zurück, die in ein Konzept der interkulturellen Aneignung und Repräsentation überführt werden. Abschließend zeigt... more...

  • Literature against Philosophy, Plato to Derridaby Mark Edmundson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 89.80

    This volume examines the structure of text-based Future Narratives in the widest sense, including choose-your-own-adventure books, forking-path novels, combinatorial literature, hypertexts, interactive fiction, and alternate reality games. How ?radical? can printed Future Narratives really be, given the constraints of their media? When... more...

  • Future Narrativesby Christoph Bode; Rainer Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 89.80

    This head volume of the ?Narrating Futures? series defines and identifies Future Narratives. It parses their characteristic features and aims at an abstract classification of the whole corpus, irrespective of its concrete manifestations across the media. Drawing on different theorems and approaches, it offers a unified theory and a poetics... more...

  • Perspektivische Interaktion im Romanby Marcus Hartner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    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$ 123.50

    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...

  • Fremde Weltenby Lars Schmeink; Hans-Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    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$ 145.96

    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...