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  • Literary Educationby James Gribble

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 38.00

    This book is an attempt to offer a justification for the teaching of literature in schools and universities, and is intended as a contribution to the philosophy of literary education. The issues which Dr Gribble discusses could all be bracketed under the general heading of the relationship between literature and life. The book is written for those... more...

  • Einführung in die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaftby Andrea Leskovec; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.25

    Die interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft ist eine relativ neue Forschungsrichtung, die im Zeitalter der Globalisierung rasch an Bedeutung gewinnt. Diese Einführung macht mit Gegenstand, Zielen und Methoden bekannt und erklärt die zentralen Konzepte und Theorien. Grundbegriffe wie Kultur, Interkulturalität und Fremdheit werden leicht verständlich definiert,... more...

  • Kleine Literaturgeschichte der großen Liebeby Matthias Luserke-Jaqui

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 23.01

    Wie lässt sich das Vergängliche bewahren, wie der Liebe Dauer verleihen? Um diese Frage kreisen alle Texte über die große Liebe - von der Antike bis heute. "Denn alle Lust will Ewigkeit", formulierte Nietzsche treffend. Und eben dies leistet die Literatur: Sie garantiert, dass die Liebe fortdauert, selbst über den Tod hinaus. Auch wenn die... more...

  • Torn Apartby Tim Miles

    John Blake 2009; US$ 4.99

    Torn Apart takes an in-depth look at 14 gruesome murder cases and examines how "victim impact statements" used in court finally give a voice to the suffering of those dealing with the death of a partner, child, or loved one. The cases discussed include lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce, who was murdered for £20, a cell phone, and his oyster card; Caroline... more...

  • Literatura y comunicaciónby Varios Autores

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 12.74

    La Literatura, con mayúsculas, no es un concepto solitario y único, no vive aislada del mundo, sino que está en contacto continuo con la sociedad y el resto de ámbitos de la cultura. Es más, debemos entenderla en el amplio horizonte de la comunicación social. Instigados por esta idea, el grupo de autores que conforman este volumen, profundiza, siguiendo... more...

  • Cowboys and Aliensby Universal Pictures

    Insight Editions LLC 2012; US$ 9.95

    Blockbuster filmmaker Jon Favreau directs Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford in a film that crosses the classic Western with the alien-invasion movie in a blazingly original way: Cowboys & Aliens. Joined by an arsenal of top moviemakers-Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci-he brings an all-new action thriller that... more...

  • In Vino Veritasby Nicholas O. Warner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    This is a systematically arranged, annotated collection of outstanding literary works dealing with drink. The book centers on some of the most enduring themes in both literary depictions of drinking and alcohol research: causes of drinking; effects of drinking; drinking and family life; drinking and gender; the tavern; and the spiritual dimension of... more...

  • The Burning Crownby J. Fitzgerald McCurdy

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    The second popular title in the word-of-mouth kids? lit phenom known as The Serpent?s Egg Trilogy, The Burning Crown is another fast-paced fantasy adventure tale. The Elven Crown has fallen into the hands of the Demon?s crazed minions, who control the only known portal into a magical land. Now, a group of Ottawa kids must regain the Crown before... more...

  • Best Food Writing 2013by Holly Hughes

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    The fourteenth annual edition of this classic food writing anthology?the book that will ?delight anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a good read and a good meal? ( Library Journal , starred review)?with more than 100,000 copies sold of the previous editions. more...

  • Jahrtausendworte in die Gegenwart gesprochenby Klaus Bartels

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 18.40

    Klaus Bartels ist einer der feinsinnigsten und amüsantesten Philologen, seine Kolumnen in der NZZ sind moderne Klassiker. In seinem neuen Buch präsentiert er Jahrtausendworte - Sätze, die in der Antike gesprochen wurden und durch die Epochen hindurch nichts von ihrer Kraft und Schönheit verloren haben. Er zeigt, wo sie herkommen, was sie einmal bedeuteten... more...