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  • 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$ 49.95

    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...

  • Genreby Heather Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Nature and the Numinous in Mythopoeic Fantasy Literatureby Chris Brawley; Donald E. Palumbo; C. W. Sullivan III

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book makes connections between mythopoeic fantasy--works which engage the numinous--and the critical apparatuses of ecocriticism and posthumanism. Drawing from the ideas of Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy, mythopoeic fantasy is a means of subverting normative modes of perception to both encounter the numinous and to challenge the perceptions... more...

  • Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehoodby Daniel H. Rellstab; Christiane Schlote

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international contributors and practitioners from a wide range of fields, practices, and backgrounds to explore and problematize textual and visual... more...

  • Alternatives to Freedomby William L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This authoritative text concerns itself with freedom and `alternatives to freedom', based on original survey research of public attitudes to civil and political rights. It combines and connects explicit and implicit arguments for freedom, with the judgements of public opinion on two levels the general public and politicians encouraging the reader to... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 263.00

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

  • Journalism Ethics for the Digital Ageby Denis Muller

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 23.99

    Journalism is being transformed by the digital revolution. Journalists working for media organisations are having to file and update stories across multiple platforms under increasing time pressures. Meanwhile, anyone with sufficient literacy skills and access to the internet can aspire to practise journalism, and many are doing so. And yet journalism... more...

  • Imagining Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Imagining Culture, first published in 1996, discusses literature as a whole rather than a partisan interest in those who are in or out of favour, and how that literature relates to other arts as well as to philosophical, historical, and cultural contexts. This title will be of interest to students of literature and cultural studies. more...

  • Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysisby Sandra Buechler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life?s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in characteristic, repetitive ways. Descriptions of... more...