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  • Mapping Literary Modernismby Ricardo J. Quinones

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    Professor Quinones describes significant stages in the development of literary Modernism, redefining the period as extending from about 1900 to 1940, and beyond, and not as an entity centered on the 1920s. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... 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...

  • Metzler Lexikon moderner Mythenby Stephanie Wodianka; Juliane Ebert

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; US$ 44.33

    ?Mythen des Alltags?. Was haben Hamlet, Marilyn Monroe, 9/11, das Bermuda-Dreieck, Mercedes und der Urknall gemeinsam? Sie alle gehören zu den modernen Mythen. Moderne Mythen unterscheiden sich in vielem nicht von den klassischen: Sie sind zugleich stetig und wandelbar, sie schaffen kollektive Identität, stiften Sinn, deuten die Welt und verwandeln... more...

  • Philosophy of Literatureby Christopher New

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95

    Lucid,,well-organised and free of jargon, Philosophy of Literature: An Introduction offers fresh approaches to traditional issues and raises new questions about the nature of philosop- hical problems which literature gives rise to. more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Utopianismby Lucy Sargisson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Sargisson explores current debates around feminist theory, utopian studies and deconstruction. She argues for utopianism as a way out of the dilemma of contemporary feminism, as well as a way of conceptualizing its current situation. more...

  • On Storiesby Richard Kearney

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 26.95

    Richard Kearney shows how stories are deep at work in all forms of writing. He examines the power of the story and its ability to affect both individual and national identity. more...

  • Narrative Fictionby Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 32.95

    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...

  • The Singularity of Literatureby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    This brilliant contribution to the theory of literature demonstrates how a new understanding of the literary might be applied in a 'responsible', creative mode of reading. more...

  • Attributing Authorshipby Harold Love

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 39.00

    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...