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  • Narrative Thought and Narrative Languageby Bruce K. Britton; Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological,... more...

  • InExActArt - The Autopoietic Theatre of Augusto Boalby Birgit Fritz

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    This handbook not only provides a very wide-ranging introduction and orientation to the world of the Theatre of the Oppressed, but Birgit Fritz also presents concrete and practical assistance for structuring basic workshops in process-oriented theatre work and in developing Forum Theatre plays. Birgit Fritz explores the working principles of emancipatory... more...

  • The New Radicalsby Glenn Moss

    Jacana Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    From the political ashes of the late 1960s, new and radical initiatives grew with surprising speed in the first half of the 1970s. The New Radicals: A Generational Memoir of the 1970s tells the story of a generation of activists who embraced and developed forms of opposition politics that had profound consequences. Within six short years, the politics... more...

  • Welt - Bild - Theaterby Kati Röttger

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 77.68

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Frage nach dem Zusammenspiel von Theater und Bild lässt sich nicht losgelöst von den medialen Komponenten beantworten, in denen dieses Zusammenspiel gegeben ist. Gleichzeitig ist es von ästhetischen Überschreitungen oder auch verschiedenen ästhetischen Einstellungen bestimmt, die nichtselten mit Medienwechseln oder auch dem... more...

  • From Yesterday to TODAYby Stephen Battaglio

    Running Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    ?When Dave Garroway welcomed viewers to Today on that day in 1952, he ushered in a new era in broadcasting. . . . It was a place where viewers could turn to each morning to satisfy their appetite for all things news and information. It was a destination for the curious to learn more about what had happened overnight and how the day ahead might shape... more...

  • The Opacity of Narrativeby Peter Lamarque

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 31.99

    What is narrative? What is distinctive about the great literary narratives? In virtue of what is a narrative fictional or non-fictional? In this important new book Peter Lamarque, one of the leading philosophers of literature at work today, explores these and related questions to bring new clarity and insight to debates about narrative in philosophy,... more...

  • Hollywood's Blacklistsby Reynold Humphries

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 99.99

    Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?' That question was to be repeated endlessly during the anti-Communist investigations carried out by the House Committee on un-American Activities (HUAC) in the early 1950s. The refusal of ten members of the film industry to answer the question in 1947 led to the decision by studio... more...

  • Erzähltheorie in mediävistischer Perspektiveby Armin Schulz; Jan-Dirk Müller; Manuel Braun; Alexandra Dunkel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Narratology from the Perspective of Medieval Studies systematically compiles research on the ?otherness? of medieval narratives. It places a particular focus on the way that narrative forms are always linked to the meaning of narrative content. Key topics include genre, narrative patterns, connections to contemporary world knowledge, models of time... more...

  • Kultbücherby Christian Klein

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 27.04

    Was macht ein Buch zum Kultbuch? Kultbücher sind ein präsenter Bestandteil des literarischen Lebens. Sie zeichnen sich durch eine besondere Form der Rezeption aus, die dazu führt, dass die Bücher zum Leitfaden der Lebenspraxis ihrer Leser avancieren - die Lektüre manifestiert sich als soziales Phänomen. Wie aber kommt es dazu? Christian Klein widmet... more...

  • Erzähltheorieby Monika Fludernik

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 16.89

    Das Standardwerk von Monika Fludernik führt kompakt und übersichtlich in die Grundlagen der Erzählforschung ein und macht mit den wichtigsten narratologischen Fragestellungen bekannt. Sie stellt die aktuellen erzähltheoretischen Ansätze und ihre Vertreter vor, erläutert die gebräuchliche Terminologie und leitet gezielt zur erzähltheoretisch fundierten... more...