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  • Ansichtssache Stadtnaturby Katharina Winter

    transcript 2015; US$ 29.19

    Im städtischen Raum existieren zahlreiche Formen von Natur, die auf verschiedene Weise wahrgenommen und bewertet werden. Ausgehend von dieser Überlegung untersucht Katharina Winter den Einfluss unterschiedlicher Naturverständnisse auf den Umgang mit temporären Nutzungen innerstädtischer Brachflächen: Von welcher Natur ist die Rede, wenn verschiedene... more...

  • Arbeitsbuch Lyrikby Kristin Felsner; Holger Helbig; Therese Manz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 28.00

    wie analysiert man ein Gedicht? Wie interpretiert man ein Gedicht? Und: Was ist überhaupt ein Gedicht? Durch Phantasie und Gefühl allein lassen sich Gedichte nicht deuten. Vielmehr setzt eine Gedichtinterpretation eine Reihe von Kenntnissen voraus. Versmaße, Strophenformen oder rhetorische Figuren müssen nicht nur richtig erkannt, sondern... more...

  • Archipelagoby Antonella Anedda; Jamie McKendrick

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.97

    Archipelago is a bilingual selection of poems by the leading Italian poet Antonella Anedda drawn from five collections she has published in Italy. Her poetry has a searing, disruptive quality, an honesty that is hard won. Her words have the air of breaking the silence reluctantly, and they keep the silence with them. This stringent, ferrous element... more...

  • Attack of the Difficult Poemsby Charles Bernstein

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Charles Bernstein is our postmodern jester of American poesy, equal part surveyor of democratic vistas and scholar of avant-garde sensibilities. In a career spanning thirty-five years and forty books, he has challenged and provoked us with writing that is decidedly unafraid of the tensions between ordinary and poetic language, and between everyday... more...

  • Audrey Wood and the Playwrightsby Milly Barranger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 29.00

    From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, agent Audrey Wood encouraged and guided the unique talents of playwrights in the Broadway theatre of her day. Her quiet determination and burning enthusiasm brought America's finest mid-century playwrights to prominence and altered stage history. more...

  • Auf dünnem Eisby Thomas M. Höpfner

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 4.62

    ?Kein Döner, / kein Kebab / Kann brennen so heiß / Wie ein heimlicher Single / von dem seine Frau nichts weiß.? Dieses Buch ist voll von hintersinnigen, ironischen und skurrilen Gedanken. Thomas M. Höpfner nimmt mit Genuss, Humor und Scharfsicht Themen und Motive aufs Korn, die von vielen Zeitgenossen lieber verdrängt werden. Seine Lyrik ist voller... more...

  • The Authorby Andrew Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Centuryby Dustin Griffin

    University of Delaware Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    This book deals with changing conditions and conceptions of authorship in the long eighteenth century, a period said to have witnessed the birth of the modern author. Challenging claims about the public sphere and the professional writer, it engages with recent work on print culture and the history of the book and takes up such under-treated topics... more...

  • Autorschaft und Interpretationby Carlos Spoerhase

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The focus of this study is provided by the concept of ?authorship? and its significance for the interpretation of literary texts. After reviewing various, at times controversial, conceptions of ?author? and ?authorship?, the study develops the thesis that the concept of author performs a decisive function in the historical positioning of a... more...

  • Being Numerousby Oren Izenberg

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 33.95

    "Because I am not silent," George Oppen wrote, "the poems are bad." What does it mean for the goodness of an art to depend upon its disappearance? In Being Numerous , Oren Izenberg offers a new way to understand the divisions that organize twentieth-century poetry. He argues that the most important conflict is not between styles or aesthetic politics,... more...