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  • Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolañoby Laura Barberán Reinares

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained interdisciplinary study bridging postcolonial literature,... 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...

  • Text-Architekturenby Evi Zemanek; Robert Krause

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Literature and architecture are related in a complex way. In this volume, literary, and cultural critics along with art historians explore new perspectives in understanding 19th and 20th century texts and contexts. Architecture?s presence in literature and the aesthetic interdependency between the two arts illustrates the ways that ?space? established... 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...

  • Zwischen Abgrenzung und Annäherungby Victoria Luise Gutsche

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study examines constructions of the ?Jew? in Baroque literature and investigates the historical development of modes of reference to Jewishness. Although by and large, the texts draw on anti-Semitic stereotypes, periodically a shift in attitude is visible when old narratives are deconstructed and new space opens up for neutral or even positive... more...

  • Die Erfahrung der Weltby Nicolas Bouvier; Roger Perret; Trude Fein; Regula Renschler

    Lenos Verlag 2014; US$ 13.99

    1963 erschien "L'Usage du monde" ("Die Erfahrung der Welt"), das Erstlingswerk des Genfer Schriftstellers und Fotografen Nicolas Bouvier. Das Buch gehört heute zu den Klassikern der modernen Reiseliteratur. Der Text ist das Ergebnis einer fast zweijährigen Reise, die Nicolas Bouvier mit dem Maler Thierry Vernet 1953/54 unternahm. Die beiden Freunde... 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...

  • Figuring Shit Outby Amy Biancolli

    Behler Publications, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95

    Amy Biancolli slams into widowhood wondering how fix broken doorknobs and dishwashers and discovers how to fix her broken heart. 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...