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  • Epicby Paul Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    This student guidebook offers a clear introduction to an often complex and unwieldy area of literary studies. Tracing epic from its ancient and classical roots through postmodern and contemporary examples this volume discusses: a wide range of writers including Homer, Vergil, Ovid, Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Cervantes, Keats, Byron, Eliot, Walcott... more...

  • Los géneros poéticos del Siglo de Oroby Rodrigo Cacho Casal; Anne Holloway

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Este volumen de estudios, que contiene artículos escritos por algunos de los más prestigiosos siglodoristas en el ámbito internacional, ofrece un análisis abarcador de las formas poéticas del Siglo de Oro. ENGLISH TRANSLATION This volume of essays by some of the most prestigious international scholars offers a comprehensive analysis of the poetic... more...

  • Grotesqueby Justin Edwards; Rune Graulund

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. The book: presents a history of the literary... more...

  • John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Bookby

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Edition, translation and full critical study of a hitherto marginalised text, bringing it to full attention for the first time. more...

  • News Narratives and News Framingby Karen S. Johnson-Cartee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 46.00

    News Narratives and News Framing is a revealing look at how the media's construction of news affects our political, economic, and social realities. In this introduction to the theory behind news framing, Karen Johnson-Cartee pulls together elements from communication, journalism, politics, and sociology to create a picture of how news forms these... more...

  • Carmen, a Gypsy Geographyby Ninotchka Devorah Bennahum

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 35.99

    Encounters with the Gypsy female flamenco dancer throughout history more...

  • Erinnerung in Text und Bildby Jürgen Egyptien

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Die Beiträge dieses Sammelbands gehen auf eine im Herbst 2010 durchgeführte Tagung im schlesischen Katowice zurück, auf der vorwiegend polnische und deutsche Literatur- und Filmwissenschaftler sich mit den Zeugnissen der Auseinandersetzung mit Krieg und Holocaust in ihren beiden Ländern beschäftigten. Im Mittelpunkt der Beiträge stehen... more...

  • Myth, Literature, and the Unconsciousby Sanja Bahun; Leon Burnett; Roderick Main

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.99

    At a time when the place and significance of myth in society has come under renewed scrutiny, Myth, Literature, and the Unconscious contributes to shaping the new interdisciplinary field of myth studies. The editors find in psychoanalysis a natural and necessary ally for investigations in myth and myth-informed literature and the arts. At the same... more...

  • The Ethics of the Storyby David Craig

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.00

    The best journalists are masters at their craft. With a comma and a colon, a vivid verb and a colorful adjective, they not only convey important information but also create a sense of place and evoke powerful emotions. A compelling story can shape_for good or ill_the way a reader understands people, events, and issues. The Ethics of the Story examines... more...

  • Das 19. Jahrhundert als Mediengesellschaftby Jörg Requate

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 0.00

    Vom 19. Jahrhundert als einer Mediengesellschaft zu sprechen, erscheint als ein Anachronismus. Der Begriff sucht den Bedeutungsgewinn und die Diversifizierung der Medien in der Gegenwart zu erfassen und damit nicht zuletzt heutige von früheren Gesellschaften abzugrenzen. Die Annahme, dass Medien in früheren Gesellschaften nicht ebenfalls eine zentrale... more...