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  • On Life-Writingby Zachary Leader

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    Life-writing' is a generic term meant to encompass a range of writings about lives or parts of lives, or which provide materials out of which lives or parts of lives are composed. These writings include not only memoir, autobiography, biography, diaries, autobiographical fiction, and biographical fiction, but letters, writs, wills, written anecdotes,... more...

  • Remaking Historyby Jerome De Groot

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ?history?, while also enabling audiences to understand the ways in which the... more...

  • Heroizabilityby Ibrahim Taha

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The author argues that Heroizability, the ability of heroizing the major character, is the required theory for producing meanings in literary narratives introduced in three circles: the author's, the protagonist's, and the reader's. Based on an evolutionary model, heroizability treats literary characters as natural anthroposemiotic entities... more...

  • Science Fiction Theologyby Alan Gregory

    Baylor University Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Explores the sublime in Christian theology and science fiction. more...

  • Get Started in Writing a Novelby Nigel Watts; Jonathan Shipley

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 17.00

    This new edition of an acclaimed guide to writing a novel helps you if you are just at the very beginning of your writing journey, showing you how to gain confidence and find inspiration. A classic book that has supported thousands of authors over the years, it contains a wealth of information on how to structure, craft and develop your writing, how... more...

  • Phallic Critiques (Routledge Revivals)by Peter Schwenger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Phallic Critiques, first published in 1984, is a study of ?masculine? styles of writing in the twentieth century ? an age, according to Virginia Woolf, when ?virility has become self-conscious?. Writers who carry macho values to their extreme often subscribe to the popular feeling that writing is an effeminate activity for a real man to be engaged... more...

  • Alltag im Mittelalterby Ernst Schubert

    Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 45.78

    Von Wäldern und (Ab)Wässern, vom Fluchen und von der Liebe, vom Unrat auf den Straßen und von Gotteslästerung im Mittelalter handelt dieses Buch. Diese scheinbar weit auseinander liegenden Themen werden von der Frage geleitet, wie der mittelalterliche Mensch mit seinem Lebensumfeld, mit der Natur, mit seinen Mitmenschen umging. Wie konnte er in seiner... more...

  • Lullabyby Bernard Beckett

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 19.99

    Rene's twin brother Theo lies unconscious in hospital after a freak accident left him with massively disrupted brain function. There is hope though. An experimental procedure - risky, scientifically exciting and ethically questionable - could allow him to gain a new life. But what life, and at what cost? Only Rene can give the required consent. And... more...

  • 'A New Type of History'by Beverley Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists ? Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James Hamilton-Paterson ? who have criticized scientifically based... more...

  • Knockoutby Martin Keune

    be.bra verlag 2015; US$ 0.94

    Berlin, 1932. Ein Leichenfund in der Boxerkneipe Fliegerbombe gibt der Polizei Rätsel auf. Bei den Ermittlungen zwischen Halbweltgrößen, Nazischlägern und Revuegirls gerät Kommissar Sándor Lehman immer tiefer in einen Strudel mysteriöser Ereignisse. Gleichzeitig steht die Weimarer Republik vor dem politischen Knock-out. Als die Reichswehr vor dem Polizeipräsidium... more...