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  • "Ohne Spaß gibt's nichts zu lachen"by Stefanie Çetin; Sebastian Schmideler; Johan Zonneveld

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Erich Kästner gilt als witziger Schriftsteller und Humor ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil seines Stils. Doch worin besteht der typische kästnersche Humor und welchen Zweck erfüllt er? Stefanie Çetin analysiert Manifestationen und Funktionen des Humors in Kästners Kinderliteratur. Anhand zahlreicher komischer Beispiele liefert sie ein konkretes Verständnis... more...

  • It Happens at Comic-Conby Ben Bolling; Matthew J. Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This collection of 13 new essays employs ethnographic methods to investigate San Diego's Comic-Con International, the largest annual celebration of the popular arts in North America. Working from a common grounding in fan studies, these individual explorations examine a range of cultural practices at an event drawing crowds of nearly 125,000 each... more...

  • Write Great Fiction - Plot & Structureby James Scott Bell

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 16.99

    Craft an Engaging Plot How does plot influence story structure? What's the difference between plotting for commercial and literary fiction? How do you revise a plot or structure that's gone off course? With Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure , you'll discover the answers to these questions and more. Award-winning author James Scott Bell offers... more...

  • A Companion to Comparative Literatureby Ali Behdad; Dominic Thomas

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status of literary... more...

  • Pauline Johnsonby Pauline Johnson; Michael Gnarowski

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 26.99

    Canada's first Native writer, Pauline Johnson, exemplified the duality of culture in early Canada through her half-Mohawk, half-English heritage. Her unique poetry and presention style remain a legend in Canadian literary history. more...

  • Murner, Thomas (Forts.) ? Rhagius, Johannesby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

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  • Slavic Structuralismby Endre Bojtar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00

    This work examines Czech Structuralism from the mid-nineteen twenties until 1948 (J. Mukařovský, R. Jakobson, F. Vodička, R. Wellek, etc.), the Polish so-called Integral School, lasting from about 1930 until 1945, (M. Kridl, K. Budzyk, F. Siedlicki, D. Hopensztand, S. Żółkiewski), as well as R. Ingarden's views on literary criticism,... more...

  • Strange Voices in Narrative Fictionby Per Krogh Hansen; Stefan Iversen; Henrik Skov Nielsen; Rolf Reitan

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 112.00

    How does narratology relate to narrative strangeness? This question is urgent for narratologists who share a marked skepticism towards the idea of using ?natural? narratives as some kind of genetic model for understanding and interpreting all kinds of narratives, and for whom the distinction of fiction is important. This anthology presents a collection... more...

  • The Difference Withinby Elizabeth A. Meese; Alice A. Parker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 128.00

    The essays in this volume represent the most recent thinking collected on the problematics of feminism and critical theory, engaging the question of the relationship between these terms and the differences within each in terms of the other. As a whole, this piece of an extended conversation within feminism suggests both the illusory comfort of generic... more...

  • Feminist Critical Negotiationsby Alice A. Parker; Elizabeth A. Meese

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 128.00

    This volume is a collection of original contributions in the field of feminist critical theory which reflect upon past practices and suggest new strategies and directions for future work. The articles are presented in two non-exclusive, interactive sections: “Theorizing Feminist Criticism” and “The Feminist Writing Subject”.... more...