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  • A Mighty Heartby Mariane Pearl; Sarah Crichton

    Scribner 2007; US$ 18.99

    For five weeks the world waited for news about Danny Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan...And then came the broadcast of his shocking murder. The complete account of his abduction, the intense effort to rescue him, and the aftermath are told here - in astonishing detail, and with courage and insight - by... more...

  • Knowing Fearby Jason Colavito

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    Tracing the development of horror entertainment since the late 18th century, this study argues that scientific discovery, technological progress, and knowledge in general have played an unparalleled role in influencing the evolution of horror. Throughout its many subgenres (biological horror, cosmic horror and others) and formats (film, literature,... more...

  • Gatekeeping in Transitionby Timothy Vos; François Heinderyckx

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Einfache Formenby André Jolles

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.00

    Even 50 years after the publication of the first edition, the basic concept of this book is still valid namely to establish the determining contours of fundamental narrative forms, which the author understands as morphological archetypes ? in the Goethean sense. With mainly anonymous authors, they occupy an intermediate position between ?popular?... more...

  • Nonno sprichtby Patric Marino

    Lokwort Buchverlag 2012; US$ 11.99

    Unter dem Licht der süditalienischen Sonne verbringt der 22-jährige Autor ein paar Sommerwochen bei seinen Nonni. Gemeinsame Marktgänge, Ausfahrten mit dem Panda, Verwandtenbesuche und spontane Gespräche berichten von einem ungewohnt einfachen, bildstarken Alltag. Ein Fest der kleinen poetischen Erlebnisse, die Seite für Seite einen feinen Glanz hinterlassen. more...

  • Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830by Karl Goedeke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 280.00

    Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830 : Dichtung der allgemeinen Bildung. Abteilung IV. Teil 2 more...

  • The Beowulf Poet and His Real Monstersby Ted Morrissey

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 129.95

    This book opens new lines of inquiry into the Old English poem. One such inquiry is trauma theory, which attempts to map the psychological typography of an author and his or her culture, that is, when the text appears to be wrought of traumatic experience. Indicators of a "trauma text" are narrative techniques often associated with postmodernism--expressly,... more...

  • World Literature in Theoryby David Damrosch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today. Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions... more...

  • Genre (Routledge Revivals)by Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton?s ?Lycidas? and Berryman?s Sonnets . The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek rhetoricians to such contemporary figures as Frye and Todorov.... more...

  • Narrative Fictionby Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95

    What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In contrast to many other studies, Narrative Fiction... more...