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  • Literature And Spiritby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "If Bakhtin is right," Wayne C. Booth has said, "a very great deal of what we western critics have spent our time on is mistaken, or trivial, or both." In Literature and Spirit David Patterson proceeds from the premise that Bakhtin is right. Exploring Bakhtin's notions of spirit, responsibility, and dialogue, Patterson takes his reader from the narrow... more...

  • Exileby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The life of a human community rests on common experience. Yet in modem life there is an experience common to all that threatens the very basis of community -- the experience of exile. No one in the modem world has been spared the encounter with homelessness. Refugees and fugitives, the disillusioned and disenfranchised grow in number every day. Why... more...

  • Parenthesis and Ellipsisby Marlies Kluck; Dennis Ott; Mark de Vries

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents a cross-section of research addressing the interaction of two prominent areas in linguistic theory: parenthesis and ellipsis. The contributions address various theoretical questions raised by 'incomplete' parenthetical constituents, covering a diverse empirical domain and various subfields of linguistics. more...

  • Coreferenceby Agata Savary; Maciej Ogrodniczuk; Magdalena Zawislawska; Katarzyna Glowinska; Mateusz Kopec

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    The book presents work on coreference understanding, annotation and resolution of a slavic language which can be applied to natural language processing in computers and software using English and other languages. By presenting the steps of building a coreference-related component of the NLP toolset, the volume serves as a reference book... more...

  • Russian Peasant Lettersby Olga T Yokoyama

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 61.90

    Around 1880, two teenagers left their village on the Kama river, 1000 km east of Moscow. Their father wanted them to earn cash in Siberia and send it home. The result: scores of letters over a period of 16 years (1881-1896). The parents, two brothers and a sister reported on harvests and family finances, on marriages, births, and deaths, asked for... more...

  • Krisen und Neurosen - Das Werk Stanislaw Przybyszewskis in der literarischen Moderneby Gabriela Matuszek

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 42.01

    Diese Monographie liefert eine längst überfällige, hochinteressante Werk-Interpretation des frühmodernen deutsch-polnischen Schriftstellers Stanislaw Przybyszewski. Die führende Przybyszewski-Expertin Gabriela Matuszek weist nach, wie präzise seine Texte die Krise des Subjekts und den Zerfall des kollektiven Weltbildes sowie die daraus resultierenden... more...

  • Rückkehr in die Fremde?by Birgit Menzel; Christine Engel

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 46.69

    Welche spezifischen Chancen und Potenziale haben junge russlanddeutsche SpätaussiedlerInnen heute? Wie kann aus einer bisweilen unfreiwilligen (Re-)Migration und häufig damit verbundenen Identitätskrisen dennoch symbolisches, berufliches und gesellschaftliches Kapital erwachsen? Im vorliegenden Band stellen Autorinnen und Autoren aus verschiedenen... more...

  • The Edinburgh Collectionby Robert Chambers; John Gibson Lockhart; R. L. Stevenson

    Palimpsest Book Production Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    A collection of three classic works depicting Edinburgh in the 19th century. A mix of fiction and non-fiction bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics series, Scottish Lost Treasures, shows us how much poorer Britain's cultural heritage would be without Scottish writers ... The... more...

  • New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expressionby Marcel Cornis-Pope

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 225.00

    Begun in 2010 as part of the ?Histories of Literatures in European Languages? series sponsored by the International Comparative Literature Association, the current project on New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression recognizes the global shift toward the visual and the virtual in all areas of textuality: the printed, verbal text is... more...

  • Der Unteutsche Opitzby Johann Wischmann; Stephan Kessler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 39.22

    Johann Wischmann veröffentlichte seinen ?Unteutschen Opitz? anno 1697 in Kurland, wo er evangelischer Pfarrer war. Wie sein Vorbild, Martin Opitz? ?Buch von der Deutschen Poeterey? (1624), ist Wischmanns Werk eine Poetik. Sie richtet sich an die lettischsprachige Dichtung ihrer Zeit. So ist sie zwar auf Deutsch verfasst, birgt aber eine große Zahl... more...