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  • The Use and Abuse of Literatureby Marjorie Garber

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    As defining as Christopher Lasch?s The Culture of Narcissism, Allan Bloom?s The Closing of the American Mind, and Dinesh D?Souza?s Illiberal Education were to the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, respectively, Marjorie Garber?s The Use and Abuse of Literature is to our times.   Even as the decline of the reading of literature, as argued by the National... more...

  • Visions of Marsby Howard V. Hendrix; George Slusser; Eric S. Rabkin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Seventeen wide-ranging essays explore the evolving scientific understanding of Mars, and the relationship between that understanding and the role of Mars in literature, the arts and popular culture. Essays in the first section examine different approaches to Mars by scientists and writers Jules Verne and J.H. Rosny. Section Two covers the uses of Mars... more...

  • A Theory of Literary Productionby Pierre Macherey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95

    Who is more important: the reader, or the writer? Originally published in French in 1966, Pierre Macherey?s first and most famous work, A Theory of Literary Production dared to challenge perceived wisdom, and quickly established him as a pivotal figure in literary theory. The reissue of this work as a Routledge Classic brings some radical ideas... more...

  • Fart in a Colanderby Roy Hudd

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Born in Croydon in 1936, Roy Hudd's early life was turbulent. His father left home and his mother committed suicide during the war. His big television break came with "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life". His radio career includes the hugely popular "The News Huddlines". This book presents stories from his life. more...

  • 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$ 44.99

    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$ 59.99

    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...

  • Touch my Bloodby Fred Khumalo

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 5.00

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