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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00
From Homer and Shakespeare to Toni Morrison and Jonathan Safran Foer, major works of literature have a great deal to teach us about two of life?s most significant stages?growing up and growing old. Distinguised scholar Arnold Weinstein?s provocative and engaging new book, Morning, Noon, and Night, explores classic writing?s insights into coming-of-age... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 20.78
The literary-philosophical works of Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) rank among the most quietly influential of the post-war era, though only since his death has Benjamin achieved the fame and critical currency outside his native Germany accorded him by a select few during his lifetime. Now he is widely held to have possessed one of the most acute and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00
Seventeen wide-ranging essays explore the evolving scientific understanding of Mars, and the relationship between that understanding and the role of Mars in literature, the arts and popular culture. Essays in the first section examine different approaches to Mars by scientists and writers Jules Verne and J.H. Rosny. Section Two covers the uses of Mars... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
Who is more important: the reader, or the writer? Originally published in French in 1966, Pierre Macherey?s first and most famous work, A Theory of Literary Production dared to challenge perceived wisdom, and quickly established him as a pivotal figure in literary theory. The reissue of this work as a Routledge Classic brings some radical ideas... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Born in Croydon in 1936, Roy Hudd's early life was turbulent. His father left home and his mother committed suicide during the war. His big television break came with "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life". His radio career includes the hugely popular "The News Huddlines". This book presents stories from his life. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Via readings of novels by J.M. Coetzee, Timothy Mo and Salman Rushdie and the later poetry of W.B. Yeats, this book reveals how postcolonial writing can encourage the enlarged sense of moral and political responsibility needed to supplant ongoing forms of imperial violence with cosmopolitan institutions, relationships and ways of thinking. more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 8.74
Writing about writers, far from being irrelevant, is a genuine act of solidarity, supportive and steadying. I enjoyed it enormously' - Brian Morton, Sunday Herald Tracing the blurred line between life and literature has taken David Robinson to places as far afield as west Kansas and the edge of the Kalahari. It?s also taken him on journeys of discovery... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99
Ein europäisches Reformmosaik Als Michel Albert in seinem 1991 erschienenen Buch Capitalisme contre capitalisme eine Typologie mit zwei Formen der Marktwirtschaft einführte, fiel den euro- ischen Sozialdemokraten die Wahl leicht. Natürlich bevorzugten sie die an- nehmere Form des Kapitalismus: den Kapitalismus, der auf Zusammenarbeit, starken Gewerkschaften,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99
Vorwort Stephan Braun und Ute Vogt Jahrelang hatte die ?Junge Freiheit? (JF) gegen ihre Nennung in Verfassun- schutzberichten geklagt. Im Mai 2005 war es dann soweit: Das Bundesverf- sungsgericht hat die Pressefreiheit stärker gewichtet und eine weitere Aufnahme 1 dieses Blattes in die Berichte der Behörden erschwert. Seitdem wurde die JF in keinem... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 213.00
The volume presents for the first time in book form in English the work of two major representatives of the so-called Moscow-Tartu school. The Introduction outlines their project for a poetics of expressiveness against the background of the structural-semiotic movement of the '60s and '70s. Part I is a systematic exposition of the theory, concentrating... more...