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Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics

  • Heteronormativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Cultureby Ana de Freitas Boe; Abby Coykendall

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Understanding heteronormativity is imperative for understanding the culture of the eighteenth century writ large, as well as the imaginaries of sex and sexuality that it bequeaths to the present. This collection foregrounds British, European, and transatlantic heteronormativities to pose vital, if vexing, questions about the degree of continuity subsisting... more...

  • Crossings in Text and Textileby Katherine Joslin; Daneen Wardrop

    University of New Hampshire Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    A broad interdisciplinary collection highlighting the central place of clothing and textile in literature more...

  • Formsby Caroline Levine

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today?how to connect form to political, social, and historical context. Caroline Levine argues that forms organize not only works of art but also political life?and our attempts to know both art and politics. Inescapable and frequently... more...

  • The Eventby Ilai Rowner

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    What is an event? From a philosophical perspective, events are irregular occurrences?moments of change and interruption?categorized by human perception, language, and thought. While philosophers have pored over the subject of events extensively in recent years, The Event: Literature and Theory seeks to ground it: What is literature?s approach to... more...

  • Journalism Ethics for the Digital Ageby Denis Muller

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 23.99

    Journalism is being transformed by the digital revolution. Journalists working for media organizations are having to file and update stories across multiple platforms under increasing time pressures. Meanwhile, anyone with sufficient literacy skills and access to the internet can aspire to practice journalism. And yet journalism in any form still... more...

  • Masken des Selbstby Achim Geisenhanslüke

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 26.41

    In Literatur und Philosophie werden die Begriffe Verstellung und Aufrichtigkeit meist als Gegensatzpaar verstanden. Die vorliegende Arbeit geht der Geschichte der beiden Begriffe nach, indem sie im Ausgang von der Homer?schen Figur des Odysseus zunächst ein positives Bild der Verstellung entwickelt, um dieses anschließend mit der Genese der Aufrichtigkeit... more...

  • Head Over Heels in Franceby Samantha Brick

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 11.99

    Just when life seemed its darkest, Samantha found happiness?Pascal, and his 10-year-old son, and the rigors of country life?in an unexpected trip to France When Samantha Brick?s life started to unravel?her company in liquidation, homeless, penniless, and friendless, and on max-strength anti-depressants?it seemed that everything was going wrong.... more...

  • Pauline Frederick Reportingby Marilyn S. Greenwald

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 34.95

    Pauline Frederick Reporting is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, Pauline Frederick (1908-90) cracked the good old boys’ club through determination and years of hard work, eventually... more...

  • Cuba, the Media, and the Challenge of Impartialityby Salim Lamrani

    Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 14.00

    In this concise and detailed work, Salim Lamrani addresses questions of media concentration and corporate bias by examining a perennially controversial topic: Cuba. Lamrani argues that the tiny island nation is forced to contend not only with economic isolation and a U.S. blockade, but with misleading or downright hostile media coverage. He takes as... more...

  • Toni Schwabe: Die Hochzeit der Esther Franzeniusby Jenny Bauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 9.62

    Dieser Band bereichert die Reihe ?Literatinnen um 1900? um eine weitere interessante Facette: Toni Schwabe (1877?1951) positioniert sich mit ihrem Erstlingsroman als lesbische Autorin avant la lettre. Erschienen 1902, berührte er lange vor der Etablierung des Sujets in den 20er Jahren behutsam das Thema weiblicher Homoerotik. Thomas Mann bedachte den... more...