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- 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...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99
Romancing Death sheds the light of God on the popularity of vampirism in today’s pop culture. This fascinating exposé of the dark realities behind romanticizing the occult in our current culture reveals the naked truth about how the church has not addressed the needs of people young and old who fill the holes in their souls and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
A collection of essays that explore the very dynamics of comedy, jokes laughter and theorization from early writings of antiquity to contemporary modern day fiction and fits well into the genre of comparative literature and will pose many opportunities for further scholarship. more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 29.99
György Lukács was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher, writer, and literary critic who shaped mainstream European Communist thought. Soul and Form was his first book, published in 1910, and it established his reputation, treating questions of linguistic expressivity and literary style in the works of Plato, Kierkegaard, Novalis, Sterne, and others.... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 21.18
This textbook provides an introduction to German Arthurian poetry in the High and Late Middle Ages. The main focus is on romances in rhyming couplets produced between 1180 and 1300. In addition, the appearance of the figure of Arthur and other members of the Round Table is traced in other Germanophone genres and contexts. The account ends... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2012; US$ 18.99
Le mythe de l?infanticide Médée a toujours connu une fortune littéraire et la littérature féminine contemporaine ne fait pas exception. L?analyse comparée de huit textes de femmes de divers horizons tente de cerner les enjeux de cette figure irréductible pour une pensée féministe actuelle sur la maternité, le sujet et l?écriture mythique. En s?interrogeant... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 148.56
The Thirteenth Blaubeuren Symposium was dedicated to the discussion of the changing face of the ridiculous and the changing functions of laughter since the Middle Ages. The contributions focus on parallels and differences in English, American, German, French, Italian and Spanish literature and on their respective cultural and historical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D?haen examines: the return of the term "world literature" and its changing meaning Goethe?s concept... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.95
Das aktuelle Spektrum der Literaturwissenschaft ist durch eine komparatistische und kulturwissenschaftliche Öffnung mit mannigfachen interdisziplinären Anschlüssen gekennzeichnet. Die Reihe spectrum Literaturwissenschaft versteht sich als Forum dieser pluralistischen Neuformierung der Literaturwissenschaft; sie präsentiert Studien... more...