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  • 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...

  • 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.... 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...

  • The Irresistible Novelby Jeff Gerke

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99

    Discover Your Voice and Enthrall Readers! The craft of writing is filled with various debates: Should I include a prologue? Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript? Just how much backstory--if any--can I include in my story? These questions--and their often-contradictory answers--can cause confusion, frustration, and even paralysis in the... more...

  • Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universalby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    On perusing Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universal by Peter Wuteh Vakunta, one is struck by the eclectic and englobing nature of themes broached. Vakunta?s poetry is both a transversal and longitudinal dissection of our world. The poet assumes the posture of a divinity casting interrogative glances at the deeds of humans. Not a single terrestrial... more...

  • New Directions in 21st-Century Gothicby Lorna Piatti-Farnell; Donna Lee Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary diversification of Gothic scholarship and maps its... more...

  • Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fictionby Marek C. Oziewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20 th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in conceptualizations of justice, and with spectacular... more...