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  • Cosmopolitan Criticism and Postcolonial Literatureby Robert Spencer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Via readings of novels by J.M. Coetzee, Timothy Mo and Salman Rushdie and the later poetry of W.B. Yeats, this book reveals how postcolonial writing can encourage the enlarged sense of moral and political responsibility needed to supplant ongoing forms of imperial violence with cosmopolitan institutions, relationships and ways of thinking. more...

  • Sozialdemokratische Reformpolitik und Öffentlichkeitby Hans Van den Akker; Karl Duffek; Tobias Mörschel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 31.08

    Ein europäisches Reformmosaik Als Michel Albert in seinem 1991 erschienenen Buch Capitalisme contre capitalisme eine Typologie mit zwei Formen der Marktwirtschaft einführte, fiel den euro- ischen Sozialdemokraten die Wahl leicht. Natürlich bevorzugten sie die an- nehmere Form des Kapitalismus: den Kapitalismus, der auf Zusammenarbeit, starken Gewerkschaften,... more...

  • Die Wochenzeitung "Junge Freiheit"by Stephan Braun; Ute Vogt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 20.43

    Vorwort Stephan Braun und Ute Vogt Jahrelang hatte die ?Junge Freiheit? (JF) gegen ihre Nennung in Verfassun- schutzberichten geklagt. Im Mai 2005 war es dann soweit: Das Bundesverf- sungsgericht hat die Pressefreiheit stärker gewichtet und eine weitere Aufnahme 1 dieses Blattes in die Berichte der Behörden erschwert. Seitdem wurde die JF in keinem... more...

  • Poetics of Expressivenessby Yu Shcheglov; A. Zholkovsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 213.00

    The volume presents for the first time in book form in English the work of two major representatives of the so-called Moscow-Tartu school. The Introduction outlines their project for a poetics of expressiveness against the background of the structural-semiotic movement of the '60s and '70s. Part I is a systematic exposition of the theory, concentrating... more...

  • Literary Modernism and Beyondby Richard Lehan

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    In Literary Modernism and Beyond, Richard Lehan tracks the evolution of modernism from its emergence in the late nineteenth century to its recent incarnations. In this wide-ranging study, Lehan demonstrates how and why the ?originary vision? of modernism changed radically after it gained prominence. With critical discussions on a wide variety of major... more...

  • Le sublime du quotidienby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 128.00

    Une phénoménologie de la quotidienneté révèle des moments de fracture esthétique. L'interruption du sublime engendre des instants d'allégresse et de bonheur, et confirme notre sentiment d'existence. L'aisthèsis quotidienne transcende de loin l'eidétique du regard et de la lumière; elle n'est comblée... more...

  • Touch my Bloodby Fred Khumalo

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 5.00

    Coming of age in a township in the 1980s more...

  • Auctor Ludensby Gerald Guinness; Andrew Hurley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 49.95

    This is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to this volume were given free rein to discuss whatsoever aspect of literary play caught their fancy. The absence... more...

  • Fictional Realitiesby J.J.A. Mooij

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 180.00

    This book is a study of the role of the imagination. It focuses on the imaginative use of language in literature (poetry and narrative prose); but it also touches on some more comprehensive issues, for the questions it discusses are questions regarding the relationship between mind, reality and unreality. The first two chapters survey the thinking... more...

  • The Made-Up Selfby Carl H. Klaus

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    In this first book-length study of the personal essay, Carl Klaus unpacks the writer's made-up self and the manifold ways in which a wide range of essayists and essay have brought it to life. By reconceiving the most fundamental aspect of the personal essay--the I of the essayist--Klaus demonstrates that this seemingly uncontrived form of writing... more...