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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 169.29

    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...

  • Science Fiction and Speculative Fictionby P. L. Thomas

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Why did Kurt Vonnegut shun being labeled a writer of science fiction (SF)? How did Margaret Atwood and Ursula K. Le Guin find themselves in a public argument about the nature of SF? This volume explores the broad category of SF as a genre, as one that challenges readers, viewers, teachers, and scholars, and then as one that is often itself challenged... more...

  • Dialogische Ordnungby Mathias Palm

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 30.79

    Am Beispiel ausgewählter Trostschriften des brandenburg-preußischen Oberzeremonienmeisters Johann von Besser widmet sich Mathias Palms Studie der paradigmatischen Ausprägung des Dialogischen in der Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit. Ausgehend von einem Modell des generellen Zusammenhangs zwischen Norm und Abweichung, orientiert sich das dialogische Paradigma... more...

  • Henkersfestby Stefanie Wider-Groth

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 23.44

    »Er ist und bleibt ein blöder Hund«, denkt Emmy Steisshofer über Bernd, der sie auf dem Stuttgarter Henkersfest sitzen lässt. Was Emmy nicht weiß: Ihr Bruder kann gar nicht erscheinen und wird sich für sein Fernbleiben auch nie mehr entschuldigen. Ein Fall für Kriminalhauptkommissar Reiner Emmerich und sein Team, dessen Spuren auf den ersten Blick... more...

  • Novelists and Novelsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    From Daniel Defoe to Philip Roth, from Charles Dickens to Amy Tan, Novelists and Novels contains esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom's writings on the greatest novels and novelists in the Western tradition. Bloom's brilliant insights and lively discourse serve not only to illuminate, but also to inspire readers to turn again to our finest works of... 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    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... more...

  • Pragmatics and Fictionby Jon-K. Adams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 98.00

    Pragmatics and Fiction explores the basic pragmatic differences between fictional and nonfictional discourse. These differences derive mainly from the creation of a fictional figure who narrates the text and who, in turn, addresses his narrative to a fictional audience. Since these figures become the language users of the fictional text and, therefore,... more...

  • Handbuch Erzählliteraturby Matías Martínez

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 65.83

    Alle Aspekte der Erzählliteratur. Das komparatistisch ausgerichtete Handbuch bezieht sich auf alle großen europäischen Literaturen. Es vermittelt einen Zugang zu den Untergattungen und Darstellungsverfahren der abendländischen Erzählliteratur und präsentiert den aktuellen Stand der internationalen Forschung. Die Hauptströmungen der modernen Erzähltheorie... more...

  • Text to Readerby Theo D?haen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 149.00

    Text to Reader seeks to find a critical approach that links a novel?s form to its socio-cultural context. Combining elements from Iser?s reception aesthetics, speech act theory, and Goffman?s frame analysis, this book starts from the assumption that a reader has certain conventional expectations with regard to a novel, and then goes on to examine... more...