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- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 28.90
Der Mensch hat verschiedene Kulturtechniken entwickelt, um sein Wissen zu archivieren und an kommende Generationen weiterzugeben. Grundlegend hierfür sind Schrift und Bild, deren Entschlüsselung allerdings nicht naturgegeben ist, sondern des Wissens und der kulturellen Bildung bedarf. Mit der Digitalisierung und der Erfindung des Internets wird der... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.46
Diese Studie widmet sich den (potentiellen Dichter-)Figuren in Vladimir Nabokovs frühen Romanen Masen'ka, Zascita Luzina und Otcajanie. Die Protagonisten dieser Romane, so die These, sind potentielle Dichter bzw. Künstler; eingebunden sind diese aber - und das ist das zweite große Thema der Studie - in den fortlaufenden Versuch einer Selbstfindung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 158.00
The accepted canon of war poetry usually includes only those underlining patriotic or nationalistic views. This study opens up the view of war poetry with the inclusion of such material as Nazi poetry and song, and the poetry of the atomic bomb. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 40.95
Writing for children is not about writing little stories, it is about writing big stories, shorter. Children's literature is an art form in its own right, and this book is for everyone who wants not just to write for children, but to write well for them. This short guide to creative writing for children is based on the author's own successful MA course.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 270.00
The 13th edition of the International Who's Who in Poetry is a unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and freshest talent in poetry today. Containing biographies of more than 4,000 contemporary poets world-wide, this essential reference work provides truly international coverage. In addition to the well known poets, talented up-and-coming... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95
This volume investigates the changing definitions of the author, what it has meant historically to be an 'author', and the impact that this has had on literary culture. Andrew Bennett presents a clearly-structured discussion of the various theoretical debates surrounding authorship, exploring such concepts as authority, ownership, originality, and... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95
An innovative introduction to writing poetry designed for students of creative writing and budding poets alike. Challenges the reader’s sense of what is possible in a poem. Traces the history and highlights the potential of poetry. Focuses on the fundamental principles of poetic construction, such as: Who is speaking? Who are they speaking... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00
This accessible and jargon-free book features readings of over 20 key texts and authors in Western poetry and philosophy, including Homer, Plato, Beowulf , Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare and Rousseau. Simon Haines presents a thought-provoking and theoretically aware account of Western literature and philosophy, arguing that the history of both can be... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 65.00
This book suggests that the origins of the thought and literature which is termed "modern" can be traced to the 13th-century Italian invention of the sonnet, the first literary form since classical times meant not for performance but for silent reading and introspection. more...