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  • Goebbels` Mann beim Radioby Max Bonacker

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 42.00

    Millionen von Deutschen war in den Jahren des Zweiten Weltkriegs die Stimme Hans Fritzsches vertraut. Er war der bekannteste Kommentator im deutschen Rundfunk, doch darin erschöpfte sich seine Rolle nicht: Schon seit 1933 übte der Journalist, der seine ersten Erfahrungen im Medienkonzern des Deutschnationalen Alfred Hugenberg gesammelt hatte, Schlüsselfunktionen... 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...

  • Gründungsmythen Europas im Mittelalterby Michael Bernsen; Matthias Becher; Elke Brüggen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.22

    Der Begriff des Gründungsmythos ist vom Scheitern der alten und neuen Mythologien im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert geprägt. Eine Rückbesinnung auf die Werte des christlichen Mittelalters, der Renaissance, der Reformation und zum Teil sogar der Aufklärung ist daher einerseits nicht mehr möglich. Andererseits droht Europa aber ohne die Pflege dieses kulturellen... more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Raumby Jörg Dünne; Andreas Mahler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    This handbook examines the relationship between literature and space, taking into account particularly literary presentations of spatiality. It systematically applies theoretical models for analyzing and questioning paradigmatic texts. In this way, the handbook offers the first comprehensive presentation of this field of study. more...

  • The Heroine in Literature and Film As Expressive of the Twelve Natural Seasonsby Edward Eriksson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    Written as a companion piece to complement Professor Eriksson’s prior groundbreaking analysis, The Appearance of the Mythic Hero in the Twelve Seasons of Nature, this text, focusing on the heroine’s experience, does more than just provide the other half to the hero’s journey. Instead, The Heroine In Literature and Filam as Expressive... more...

  • The Human and the Humaneby Christian Høgel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Christian Høgel is professor at the University of Southern Denmark. He is co-director of the Centre for Medieval Literature (Odense & York).   Reihe Reflections on (In)Humanity - Band 008 more...

  • Ich war das Jadekindby Marion Schiffler; Thoralf Klein

    Edition Raetia 2013; US$ 7.56

    "In einer kalten Nacht erblickte ich in Kanton, der Stadt der Fünf Ziegen auf der Insel Jisaadou im Perlfluss im Jahr 1924 das Licht der Welt", schreibt Marion Schiffler zu Beginn ihrer Erinnerungen. Die Biografie der Meranerin kann ungewöhnlicher nicht sein: Weil der Vater für den deutschen Großkonzern I.G. Farben (BASF) die Geschäfte in... more...

  • Ideologyby David Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95

    Any literary student who is new to the terminology and uses of critical terms will welcome David Hawkes' Ideology , a comprehensive and concise overview. In refreshingly clear and jargon-free prose, Hawkes: * Considers the myriad definitions and meanings of ideology * Traces the history of the term and the debates which surround it, from Martin... more...

  • Imagined Human Beingsby Bernard Jay Paris

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 22.95

    One of literature's greatest gifts is its portrayal of realistically drawn characters--human beings in whom we can recognize motivations and emotions. In Imagined Human Beings , Bernard J. Paris explores the inner conflicts of some of literature's most famous characters, using Karen Horney's psychoanalytic theories to understand the behavior of these... more...

  • The Implied Authorby Tom Kindt; Hans-Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    This book addresses itself to the concept of the implied author, which has been the cause of controversy in cultural studies for some fifty years. The opening chapters examine the introduction of the concept in Wayne C. Booth?s ?Rhetoric of Fiction? and the discussion of the concept in narratology and in the theory and practice of interpretation.The... more...