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  • DOPPELTODby Peter Schlifka

    tredition 2014; US$ 6.51

    Oberkommissar OIsen, inzwischen zum Hauptkommissar befördert und sein Adlatus Kriminalobermeister Schulzendorfer sind erneut die Haupthelden dieses Kriminalromanes. (Siehe Kriminalroman Mörderauge) Befördert und versetzt in ein neues Aufgabengebiet, müssen sie sich nicht nur mit einem Mord ohne scheinbares Motiv, ohne Zeugen und natürlich wieder ohne... more...

  • Fortüneby Leo Stein

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.79

    Zwischen dem 17. Jahrhundert und der Gegenwart brechen junge Männer auf Spurensuche nach Lateinamerika auf. Deren Schicksale sind vielfach miteinander verbunden, wie Puppen eines Matroschka-Sets. 1640-48: Der junge Wissenschaftler Georg Markgraf, der das Deutschland des dreißigjährigen Krieges hinter sich gelassen hat, verfolgt in Brasilien die... more...

  • Zu arm zum Träumen?by Helga Harter

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.78

    Im Jahr 1903 feiert Familie Benz Richtfest. Ein stattliches Haus am Inselweg. Woher kam das Geld dazu? Geerbt, heißt es offiziell. Aber so reiche Verwandte gibt es nicht. Haben ihre beiden unehelichen Kinder etwas damit zu tun? In diesem Roman mischen sich Geschichte und Geschichten, Wahres und Erfundenes. Er zeichnet das Bild einer mutigen Frau aus... 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$ 63.69

    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...

  • Feminist Fabulationby Marleen S. Barr

    University of Iowa Press 1992; US$ 31.95

    The surprising and controversial thesis of Feminist Fabulation is unflinching: the postmodern canon has systematically excluded a wide range of important women's writing by dismissing it as genre fiction. Marleen Barr issues an urgent call for a corrective, for the recognition of a new meta- or supergenre of contemporary writing--feminist fabulation--which... more...