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  • Viceversa 8by Service de Presse Suisse

    Rotpunktverlag 2014; US$ 23.65

    »Berlin - mein Ding«: Ursula Fricker, Christoph Geiser, Roman Graf, Silvio Huonder, Thomas Hürlimann, Stefanie Sourlier und Matthias Zschokke erzählen. »Berlin - zu Gast«: Robert Walser, den es vor hundert Jahren schon nach Berlin zog, gilt eine Hommage; der Lausanner Fotograf Pierre-Yves Massot zeigt seine Berlin-Impressionen. »Berlin - Inédit«: Frisch... more...

  • Genre (Routledge Revivals)by Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton?s ?Lycidas? and Berryman?s Sonnets . The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek rhetoricians to such contemporary figures as Frye and Todorov.... more...

  • Ideological Representation and Power in Social Relations (RLE Social Theory)by Mike Gane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This collection reflects the French influence on literary and representational theory which has been predominant in recent years. It contains stimulating essays on the fiction of Perault, Borges, James, Eco and Tournier. These are complemented by theoretical essays on power and representation which provide powerful critiques of Barthes, Derrida, Deleuze... more...

  • Literatur und Theorie seit der Postmoderneby Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht; Klaus Birnstiel; Erik Schilling

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2012; US$ 41.64

    <P>Seit der Postmoderne wird die Grenze von Literatur und (Literatur-)Theorie aus beiden Richtungen überschritten. Ehedem kategorial Getrenntes begegnet einander in einer Vielzahl überraschender, mit den herkömmlichen Mitteln der Literaturwissenschaft kaum einzuholender Konstellationen: Theorie wird zu Literatur, Literatur zu Theorie.</P> <P>Der... more...

  • Wege und Irrwege der mittelalterlichen Textausgabenby Evelyn Scherabon Firchow

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 51.01

    Die elektronische Erschließung mittelalterlicher Texte hat in den letzten Jahren das Interesse und die Fragen der Wissenschaft an Texteditionen wesentlich beeinflusst. Zahlreiche diplomatische Ausgaben sind in letzter Zeit als direkte Folge dieses Anstoßes erschienen. Gleichzeitig flammte in der Forschung eine neue Diskussion über Erkenntnismethoden... more...

  • Genreby John Frow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    This second edition of John Frow?s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. Genre is a key means by which we categorize the many forms of literature and culture, but it is also much more than that: in talk and writing, in music and images, in film and television, genres actively generate and shape our knowledge of the... more...

  • The Sea-God's Herbby John Domini

    Dzanc Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    A witty and sophisticated examination of nontraditional storytelling in contemporary art and literature. The Sea-God's Herb contains reviews and essays on some of the most interesting authors and artists of the last forty years. From William Gass and Thomas Pynchon to Brian Evenson and Steve Erickson, John Domini takes readers beyond that which... more...

  • Grumpy Old Git Jokesby Ian Allen

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 7.28

    Railing against the world? Fed up with everything? In need of a hefty dose of cynical humour? Then Grumpy Old Git Jokes is the book for you. Straight from the mouths of the grumpiest gits our proud nation has to offer, this bumper collection contains hundreds of jokes on favourite grumpy subjects such as politics, religion, education and technology.... more...

  • The Things That Fly in the Nightby Giselle Liza Anatol

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    The Things That Fly in the Night explores images of vampirism in Caribbean and African diasporic folk traditions and in contemporary fiction. Giselle Anatol considers the explosion of soucouyant and other vampire narratives among writers of Caribbean and African heritage who in the past twenty years have rejected the demonic image of the character... more...

  • Sprache als Medium: Wie mediale Formen den Poetry Slam prägenby Andreas Hundacker

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 13.88

    Der Poetry Slam gewinnt derzeit immer mehr und rasanter an Bekanntheit. In Deutschland, Österreich, der Schweiz und Liechtenstein gibt es derzeit über 200 regelmäßige Slam-Veranstaltungen, die Teilnehmer- und Zuschauerzahlen der deutschsprachigen Meisterschaften im Poetry Slam sind in den letzten sieben Jahren drastisch angestiegen. In diesem relativ... more...