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  • Writing a Novel and Getting Published For Dummiesby George Green; Lizzy E. Kremer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.99

    Turn your aspirations into reality. Want to take that idea or rough draft and turn it into a brilliant novel? Writing a Novel & Getting Published For Dummies, 2 nd Edition, provides you with concept-to-contract advice you need to get it done. Our author team — a creative writing lecturer (and published author) and a top literary agent... more...

  • Oh, the Places You'll Eff Upby Joshua Miller; Patrick Casey; Gemma Correll

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    Congrats! Congrats! You've made it so far. You're an adult now, you're even allowed in a bar. But long before you're going to succeed, You'll eff shit up, 100% guaranteed. more...

  • Faktualität und Fiktionalität in autobiographischen Texten des 20. Jahrhundertsby Esther Kraus

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 32.39

    'Die Dichter lügen' - nicht. Platons Vorwurf ist literaturwissenschaftlich längst entkräftet: Fiktionale literarische Texte erzählen Erfundenes - allerdings nicht, um den Leser zu täuschen, sondern um ihn unter Einhaltung bestimmter Spielregeln zu unterhalten. Was aber passiert, wenn eben diese Regeln verletzt werden - und literarische Texte Konventionen... more...

  • Dialogische Ordnungby Mathias Palm

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 38.17

    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...

  • The Fan Fiction Studies Readerby Karen Hellekson; Kristina Busse

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    An essential introduction to a rapidly growing field of study, The Fan Fiction Studies Reader gathers in one place the key foundational texts of the fan studies corpus, with a focus on fan fiction. Collected here are important texts by scholars whose groundbreaking work established the field and outlined some of its enduring questions. Editors Karen... more...

  • Wizards, Aliens, and Starshipsby Charles L. Adler

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    From teleportation and space elevators to alien contact and interstellar travel, science fiction and fantasy writers have come up with some brilliant and innovative ideas. Yet how plausible are these ideas--for instance, could Mr. Weasley?s flying car in the Harry Potter books really exist? Which concepts might actually happen, and which ones wouldn?t... more...

  • Narrativeby Paul Cobley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    This fully updated second edition traces the ways in which centuries of human beings have used narrative to make sense of time, space and identity. more...

  • Ficby Anne Jamison; Lev Grossman

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95

    What is fanfiction, and what is it not? Why does fanfiction matter? And what makes it so important to the future of literature? Fic is a groundbreaking exploration of the history and culture of fan writing and what it means for the way we think about reading, writing, and authorship. It?s a story about literature, community, and technology—about... more...

  • Horror and the Holyby Kirk Schneider

    Open Court 2013; US$ 21.95

    Throughout history, human beings have been strangely fascinated by the monstrous and the macabre. In Horror and the Holy, a study of the classic horror story, Kirk Schneider explains the compelling power of such tales as a result of our thirst for the sacred, and identifies elements of the holy in familiar blood-curdling yarns. True horror arises... more...

  • The Art of Writing Fictionby Andrew Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.99

    The Art of Writing Fiction guides the reader through the processes of creative writing from journal-keeping to editing, offering techniques for stimulating creativity and making language vivid. Readers will master key aspects of fiction such as structure, character, voice and setting. Andrew Cowan provides an insightful introduction that brings... more...