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  • Blues - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Jesse R. Steinberg; Abrol Fairweather; Bruce Iglauer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95

    The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... more...

  • Poetry? Yuck!by Kathleen Petersen

    Shell Education 2005; US$ 6.99

    Many students cringe at the thought of writing a poem. However, once they perform this script, they will realize that poetry can be both fun to read and write. The language arts connection is writing poetry. more...

  • Courtly Literatureby Keith Busby; Erik Kooper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 267.00

    The International Courtly Literature Society aims to promote the study of courtly literature, primarily, but not exclusively, of medieval Europe. The 45 articles selected here from the papers presented at the 5th Congress center around three themes: rhetoric and courtly literature, the audience of courtly literature, and courtly literature in a comparative... more...

  • Medieval Oral Literatureby Karl Reichl

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    Although problems of orality have been much discussed by medievalists, there is to date no comprehensive handbook on this topic. In ?Medieval Oral Literature? in the ?De Gruyter Lexikon? series, an international team of scholars has provided an in-depth discussion both of theoretical issues and various poetic traditions and genres. In... more...

  • Kanon, Wertung und Vermittlungby Matthias Beilein; Claudia Stockinger; Simone Winko

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    This volume investigates the conditions under which mediation of literature and canon formation take place in the present day. In the first section of the work, the mechanisms of canon formation are described from a theoretical perspective. In the second section, the authors investigate how literary institutions assess and canonize works.... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00

    Schlo�parktheater, an der Kom ¨odie u. am Plaza Berlin. 1935/36 am Theater in der Saarlandstra�e, auch Filmschauspielerin. 1936 ging sie mit ihrem Ehemann Hans von Z. zunächst nach Wien u. im November des selben Jahres nach Moskau. more...

  • Hand of Fireby Charles Hatfield

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 25.00

    Jack Kirby (1917-1994) is one of the most influential and popular artists in comics history. With Stan Lee, he created the Fantastic Four and defined the drawing and narrative style of Marvel Comics from the 1960s to the present day. Kirby is credited with creating or cocreating a number of Marvel's mainstay properties, among them the X-Men, the Hulk,... more...

  • Writing the Lost Generationby Craig Monk

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In Writing the Lost Generation, Craig Monk unlocks a series of neglected texts while reinvigorating our reading of more familiar ones. Well-known autobiographies by Malcolm Cowley, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein are joined here by works from a variety of lesser-known, but still important, expatriate American writers, including Sylvia Beach, Alfred... more...

  • Erzähl mir (keine) Märchen!by Siegfried Macht

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 10.83

    Siegfried Machts ganz eigener ? pfiffiger ? Beitrag zum Schatz der Geschichten, die den uralten und immer wieder neuen Fragen der Menschheit ihre Stimme leihen und Antworten suchen zwischen Himmel und Erde, zusammen mit allen, die nicht nur wahrnehmen, was sie begreifen können.Die Sammlung beginnt mit 14 Schöpfungsmärchen, häufig »angedockt« an die... more...

  • In Betweenby Espen Dahl; Hans-Günter Heimbrock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 47.70

    Thanks to the recent »return to religion«, the holy has become a relevant issue in public debate, as is suggested by concepts such as »re-sacralization« and »re-enchantment«. Holy war and religiously motivated terrorist attacks, the fascination in popular culture for subjects such as the Holy Grail (as in Dan Brown?s Da Vinci Code), new spiritual longings... more...