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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 16.83

    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...

  • Veni vidi viciby Klaus Bartels

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 16.83

    Worte wie Heureka und Panta rhei, Alea iacta est und Carpe diem sind das meistzitierte, lebendigste Griechisch und Latein. Doch diese Geflügelten Worte sind in aller Regel zugleich entflogene Worte, und sie tragen kein Ringlein am Fuß, auf dem Autor und Werk, Kapitel und Paragraph säuberlich verzeichnet wären. Die 12., durchgesehene und ergänzte Auflage... more...

  • The Profession of Teaching Literatureby Carlos Ceia

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    After a first comprehensive revision of the meaning of professionalism in literary studies today, both at universities and in other places where literature is being taught, written and reviewed, I deal with particular problems that are affecting literary studies today. I look at how they are developed in academic curriculum, how they are being studied... more...

  • The Mimosa Treeby Antonella Preto

    Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 10.37

    It’s the summer of 1987 and Mira is beginning her first year at uni. She’s got a radical new haircut, and an all-black wardrobe — she should be having the time of her life. But it’s hard to get excited about anything when you’re being smothered by your crazy Italian family, enrolled in a course you’re not interested in,... more...

  • Reality and Truth in Literatureby Irena Avsenik Nabergoj

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.72

    Die Frage der Wahrheit gehört zu den zentralen Problemen der Philosophie und der Kunst. Dieser Band nimmt eine häufige Kontrastierung kritisch in den Blick: Die Abgrenzung der ganzheitlichen Darstellung der Wirklichkeit und Wahrheit in der Kunst von abstrakten philosophischen Diskursen. Wirklichkeit des Daseins ist die Thematik menschlicher Existenz,... more...

  • The Best Fishing Stories Ever Toldby Nick Lyons; David Halberstam

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. Tales of baiting, angling, and the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Guy de Maupassant, and Lord Byron. In scenic rivers, lakes, and seas, praise the trout, snap up that... more...

  • Das europäische Mittelalter im Spannungsbogen des Vergleichsby Michael Borgolte

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 70.00

    Marc Blochs Plädoyer von 1927 für eine vergleichende Geschichte des europäischen Mittelalters war zwar unter seinen Schülern und Enkelschülern nie ganz in Vergessenheit geraten. Doch offenkundig mußte erst die westöstliche Spaltung des Kontinents im Kalten Krieg überwunden werden, damit neue, konzentrierte Anläufe zur Realisierung des umstürzenden... more...