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  • Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830by Karl Goedeke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 263.00

    Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830 : Dichtung der allgemeinen Bildung. Abteilung IV. Teil 2 more...

  • The Beowulf Poet and His Real Monstersby Ted Morrissey

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 129.95

    This book opens new lines of inquiry into the Old English poem. One such inquiry is trauma theory, which attempts to map the psychological typography of an author and his or her culture, that is, when the text appears to be wrought of traumatic experience. Indicators of a "trauma text" are narrative techniques often associated with postmodernism--expressly,... more...

  • Funny Epitaphsby Arthur Wentworth Eaton

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Giving up the ghost, cashing in your chips, kicking the bucket, meeting your maker -- however you prefer to think of death, it's something that will happen to all of us, so why not have a sense of humor about it? That's the attitude that the writers of the epitaphs featured in this uproarious collection seem to take. Author Arthur Wentworth... more...

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

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.50

    A collection of essays from distinguished international scholars that explore the idea of a literary geography of the American Tropics. more...

  • The Presenter's Fieldbookby Robert J. Garmston

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 35.89

    This guidebook is ideal for anyone who has ever had to stand up in front of a group and make a presentation ? novices and experts alike! This book is a practical hands-on resource full of ideas and success-proven strategies that not only put you at ease when you?re the focus of everyone?s attention, but actually help you improve the effectiveness... more...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 163.35

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This collection analyses the future of ?trauma theory?, a major theoretical discourse in contemporary criticism and theory. The chapters advance the current state of the field by exploring new areas, asking new questions and making new connections. Part one, History and Culture , begins by developing trauma theory in its more familiar post-deconstructive... more...

  • World Literature in Theoryby David Damrosch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 126.95

    “With this collection of essays, David Damrosch takes us on a breathtaking ride through the history and geography of the term “world literature” – and demonstrates that it is quite simply the most productive concept in literary theory today.” —Martin Puchner, Harvard University “Vigorous and capacious,... 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...

  • 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...