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  • The Subject of Holocaust Fictionby Emily Miller Budick

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Fictional representations of horrific events run the risk of undercutting efforts to verify historical knowledge and may heighten our ability to respond intellectually and ethically to human experiences of devastation. In this captivating study of the epistemological, psychological, and ethical issues underlying Holocaust fiction, Emily Miller Budick... more...

  • Das kommende Buchby Thomas Palzer

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2013; US$ 1.84

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  • Recht und Literatur im Zwischenraum / Law and Literature In-Betweenby Christian Hiebaum; Susanne Knaller; Doris Pichler; (Hg./eds.)

    transcript 2015; US$ 37.01

    Der Beziehung von Recht und Literatur wird seit einigen Jahrzehnten sowohl in der Literatur- als auch in der Rechtswissenschaft große Aufmerksamkeit zuteil. Vor dem Hintergrund der theoretischen und praktischen Anforderungen von Inter- und Transdisziplinarität bietet dieser Band einen Überblick über den aktuellen Stand des Forschungsfeldes. Rechts-... more...

  • Philosophy of Literatureby Christopher New

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95

    Literature, like the visual arts, poses its own philosophical problems. While literary theorists have discussed the nature of literature intensively, analytic philosophers have usually dealt with literary problems either within the general framework of aesthetics or else in a way that is accessible only to a philosophical audience. The present book... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Utopianismby Lucy Sargisson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    A new and challenging entry into the debates between feminism and postmodernism, Contemporary Feminist Utopianism challenges some basic preconceptions about the role of political theory today. Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory and poststructuralist deconstruction. Utopian thinking is offered as a route out... more...

  • Narrative Fictionby Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95

    What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In contrast to many other studies, Narrative Fiction... more...

  • On Storiesby Richard Kearney

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 26.95

    Stories offer us some of the richest and most enduring insights into the human condition and have preoccupied philosophy since Aristotle. On Stories presents in clear and compelling style just why narrative has this power over us and argues that the unnarrated life is not worth living. Drawing on the work of James Joyce, Sigmund Freud's patient 'Dora'... more...

  • The Singularity of Literatureby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature 2006   Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to definition. Derek Attridge argues that such resistance represents not a dead end, but a crucial starting point from which to explore anew the power and practices of Western art. In this... more...

  • Attributing Authorshipby Harold Love

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    The present book is the first comprehensive survey of attribution from a literary perspective to appear for forty years. more...

  • Resisting Representationby Elaine Scarry

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 29.99

    Renowned scholar Elaine Scarry's book, The Body in Pain, has been called by Susan Sontag "extraordinary...large-spirited, heroically truthful." The Los Angeles Times called it "brilliant, ambitious, and controversial." Now Oxford has collected some of Scarry's most provocative writing. This collection of essays deals with the complicated problems of... more...