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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Each year more and more scholars are becoming aware of the importance of the statistical study of literary texts. The present book is the first elementary introduction in English for those wishing to use statistical techniques in the study of literature. Unlike other introductions to statistics, it specifically emphasizes those techniques most useful... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
There exist literary histories of probability and scientific histories of probability, but it has generally been thought that the two did not meet. Campe begs to differ. Mathematical probability, he argues, took over the role of the old probability of poets, orators, and logicians, albeit in scientific terms. Indeed, mathematical probability would... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 62.00
Le récit est généralement défini comme transformation d?un état en un autre, transformation dont l?élément déclenchant est un événement. Or les études narratologiques ont, avec constance, fait comme si cet « atome » narratif était inanalysable. L?objet de ce livre est d?interroger cet impensé, ŕ travers l?exemple du roman. Marc Courtieu s?attache... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
Through an explanation of forty figures in European culture, ^The Seduction of the Mediterranean argues that the Mediterranean, classical and contemporary, was the central theme in homoerotic writing and art from the 1750s to the 1950s. Episodes of exile, murder, drug-taking, wild homosexual orgies and court cases are woven into an original study... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
This book explores the early modern interest in conversation. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 213.35
The volume presents a cultural history of renaissance rhetoric with special emphasis on literary theory with its aspects of imagination ( inventio ), generictheory ( dispositio ), style ( elocutio ), mnemonic architecture ( memoria ), representation ( actio ) (with Shakespeare's works as illustrations). Special attention is given to the... more...