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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.95
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...
- Crown House Publishing 2012; US$ 24.78
If you have ever carried a lucky talisman in your pocket to give yourself courage before a big event then carry this book instead. Based on Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), the ground-breaking solutions to performance anxiety in this book will carry you through the most daunting experience of public speaking.The exercises are simple and highly effective.... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 7.99
A pocket guide to the key concepts of literary theory, explaining them in clear, accessible language. Cutting through the often confusing welter of peripheral writing on what can be an enormously unwieldy subject, David Carter covers the key thinkers, writers and theories in current lit-crit use, including Derrida; Baudrillard; Habermas; Postmodernism;... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99
Natsume Soseki (1867-1916) was the foremost Japanese novelist of the twentieth century, known for such highly acclaimed works as Kokoro , Sanshiro , and I Am a Cat . Yet he began his career as a literary theorist and scholar of English literature. In 1907, he published Theory of Literature , a remarkably forward-thinking attempt to understand... more...
- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 24.99
For almost three decades, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has been ignoring the standardized "rules" of the academy and trespassing across disciplinary boundaries. Today she remains one of the foremost figures in the study of world literature and its cultural consequences. In this new book she declares the death of comparative literature as we know it... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95
Do you hate the thought of having to give a presentation? Do you feel tongue-tied and nervous in front of an audience? Have you let yourself down in the past by not putting yourself or your ideas over in an interesting and confident manner? If you answer ?yes? to any of these questions then this is the book for you. Packed with useful tips and practical... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 74.26
Aurora, das Jahrbuch der Eichendorff-Gesellschaft erschien als Fortsetzung des Almanachs Aurora (1929?1943) nach dem Kriege erstmals wieder 1953. Seitdem ist das Jahrbuch durch eine zunehmende Öffnung gegenüber dem kulturgeschichtlichen Umfeld von Eichendorffs Leben und Werk und seinen umfangreichen Rezensionsteil zu einem der führenden... more...