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  • Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticismby Dr Bernhard Kuhn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a fundamental connection between the autobiographies and scientific writings of Rousseau, Goethe, and Thoreau that refutes the now entrenched thesis of the 'two cultures.' As he examines these three representative writers, Kuhn reveals the scientific character of autobiographical writing while demonstrating... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodern Fictionby Bran Nicol

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    A lucid exploration of the key features of postmodernism and the most important authors from Beckett to DeLillo. more...

  • Morning, Noon, and Nightby Arnold Weinstein

    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...

  • Visions of Marsby Howard V. Hendrix; George Slusser; Eric S. Rabkin

    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...

  • A Theory of Literary Productionby Pierre Macherey

    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...

  • Fart in a Colanderby Roy Hudd

    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...

  • Cosmopolitan Criticism and Postcolonial Literatureby Robert Spencer

    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...

  • In Cold Inkby David Robinson

    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...

  • Sozialdemokratische Reformpolitik und Öffentlichkeitby Hans Van den Akker; Karl Duffek; Tobias Mörschel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Sozialdemokratische Parteien stehen seit langem einer besonderen Schwierigkeit gegenüber: Einerseits sehen sie sich der Herausforderung umfassender Reformen, insbesondere des Sozialstaats gegenüber, andererseits sind sie in besonderer Weise denjenigen Gruppen der Gesellschaft verpflichtet, die von Reformen am meisten betroffen sind. Dabei spielt die... more...

  • Die Wochenzeitung "Junge Freiheit"by Ute Vogt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99

    Die Wochenzeitung ?Junge Freiheit? gilt als die zentrale Publikation der Neuen Rechten in Deutschland, einer Strömung, die unter dem Deckmantel des Konservativismus ein Scharnier zwischen Rechtsextremismus und demokratischem Spektrum bildet. Jahrelang wurde sie in Verfassungsschutzberichten geführt. Dagegen hat die ?Junge Freiheit? vor dem Bundesverfassungsgericht... more...