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  • Narrativeby Paul Cobley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    Human beings have constantly told stories, presented events and placed the world into narrative form. This activity suggests a very basic way of looking at the world, yet, this book argues, even the most seemingly simple of stories is embedded in a complex network of relations. Paul Cobley traces these relations, considering the ways in which humans... more...

  • Fairy Taleby Andrew Teverson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    This volume offers a comprehensive critical and theoretical introduction to the genre of the fairy tale. It: explores the ways in which folklorists have defined the genre assesses the various methodologies used in the analysis and interpretation of fairy tale provides a detailed account of the historical development of the fairy tale as... more...

  • Woman On Topby Loretta Chen

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 16.99

    A daring biography by one of Singapore’s most prominent entertainment personalities, Dr Loretta Chen, as she shares her heartbreaks and valuable life lessons. Laugh and cry together with her as she recounts her colourful life, from growing up with a famous sibling (MediaCorp actor Edmund Chen), being open about being a lesbian in staid Singapore... more...

  • Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Cultureby Justin D. Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation of the Gothic... more...

  • Playing the Text, Performing the Futureby Felicitas Meifert-Menhard

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This volume examines the structure of text-based Future Narratives in the widest sense, including choose-your-own-adventure books, forking-path novels, combinatorial literature, hypertexts, interactive fiction, and alternate reality games. How ?radical? can printed Future Narratives really be, given the constraints of their media? When... more...

  • Future Narrativesby Christoph Bode; Rainer Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This head volume of the ?Narrating Futures? series defines and identifies Future Narratives. It parses their characteristic features and aims at an abstract classification of the whole corpus, irrespective of its concrete manifestations across the media. Drawing on different theorems and approaches, it offers a unified theory and a poetics... more...

  • Truth in Fictionby Franck Lihoreau

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    The essays collected in this volume are all concerned with the connection between fiction and truth. This question is of utmost importance to metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophical logic and epistemology, raising in each of these areas and at their intersections a large number of issues related to creation, existence, reference,... more...

  • Zwischen Verstand und Gefühlby Dana Kestner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This work examines the validity of 19th century gender discourses. Using a selection of novels from the German, English, and French literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, it explores the thesis that there is a specifically feminine conflict between understanding and emotion. Using contemporary instructional manuals for comparison,... more...

  • True Lies Worldwideby Anders Cullhed; Lena Rydholm

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In today?s world, fiction seems to be present everywhere, not only in traditional media such as books or movies, but on the web, in computer games or virtual environments.This book gathers twenty-three scholars from ten countries with the aim to explore the idea and the use of fiction in different cultures. It covers a broad field of interests,... more...

  • Ethos and Narrative Interpretationby Liesbeth Korthals Altes

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 60.00

    Liesbeth Korthals Altes is a professor of general literature in the Department of Arts, Culture, and Media in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She is the author or coeditor of several books including Authorship Revisited: Conceptions of Authorship around 1900 and 2000 and The Autonomy of Literature at the... more...