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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$ 126.95

    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...

  • Genre (Routledge Revivals)by 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...

  • Genreby John Frow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    This second edition of John Frow?s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. Genre is a key means by which we categorize the many forms of literature and culture, but it is also much more than that: in talk and writing, in music and images, in film and television, genres actively generate and shape our knowledge of the... more...

  • Das kommende Buchby Thomas Palzer

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2013; US$ 1.90

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  • Lemmataby Maria Tziatzi; Margarethe Billerbeck; Franco Montanari; Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of current research on Classical and Byzantine literature. The studies by renowned philologists address the works of poets, historians, philosophers, and rhetoricians. A particular focus is on Greek grammarians and lexicographers. more...

  • Watch Your Wordsby Marda Dunsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 17.99

    The fourth edition of Watch Your Words incorporates current Associated Press style and a new guide to basic editing principles. As an accessible handbook for mastering baseline knowledge of punctuation, grammar, and usage, it is ideal for quick use in the classroom and the newsroom. more...

  • Re-Covering Modernismby Dr David M Earle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 49.95

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced exploration of the publishing and marketing of modernist works,... more...

  • Political Parties in the Digital Ageby Guy Lachapelle; Philippe J. Maarek

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    The Internet and ?social media? may initially have been understood as just one more instrument politicians could employ to manage without political parties. However, these media cannot be reduced to being a tool available solely to politicians. The electronic media make reinforcement of the ?glocalization? of the public/political sphere,... 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...