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  • ...But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occurby Amy L. Thompson; Antonio S. Thompson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Part pop culture trope, part hypothetical cataclysm, the zombie apocalypse is rooted in modern literature, film and mythology. This collection of new essays considers the implications of this scientifically impossible (but perhaps imminent) event, examining real-world responses to pandemic contagion and civic chaos, as well as those from Hollywood... more...

  • 'Floire and Blancheflor' and the European Romanceby Patricia E. Grieve

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 35.00

    A comparative study of Floire and Blancheflor and its versions in medieval and Renaissance Europe, first published in 1997. more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • 'Injuns!'by Edward Buscombe

    Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 16.00

    In 'Injuns!', distinguished film scholar Edward Buscombe presents an original and readable account of the cultural images of Native Americans through history and around the globe. more...

  • "It's the Pictures That Got Small"by Anthony Slide

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    Anthony Slide is the author or editor of more than two hundred books on the history of popular entertainment. He has served as both associate archivist of the American Film Institute and as resident film historian of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His most recent publications include Silent Players: A Biographical and Autobiographical... more...

  • "Kann man denn auch nicht lachend sehr ernsthaft sein?"by Daniel Fulda; Antje Roeben; Norbert Wichard

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    So unwillkürlich es im konkreten Fall erscheinen mag: Lachen in der Literatur und als Effekt, nicht zuletzt auf dem Theater, ist ein Gegenstand komplexer Inszenierungen und überdies Fluchtpunkt poetologischer, anthropologischer und sogar sozialprogrammatischer Ansprüche. Es ist mit einer ganzen Reihe von Gattungen und literarischen Formen... more...

  • "Sinn und Form"by Stephen Parker; Matthew Philpotts

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The series publishes monographs and edited volumes that showcase significant scholarly work at the various intersections that currently motivate interdisciplinary inquiry in German cultural studies. Topics span all periods of German and German-speaking lands and cultures from the local to the global, with a special focus on demonstrating... more...

  • "The Lives of Others" and Contemporary German Filmby Paul Cooke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    The series offers lively, comprehensive accounts of contemporary German culture written by experts and designed for advanced student readers and scholars alike. Both in monographs and closely-defined edited collections, it aims to introduce major authors, thinkers, filmmakers, literary topics, genres and landmark individual works, focusing... more...

  • 'Tis Pity She's A Whoreby John Ford; Simon Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 40.95

    The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore , his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions. Simon Barker guides the reader through the full... more...

  • "Und es trieb die Rede mich an..."by Joachim Knape; Olaf Kramer; Peter Weit

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Im ersten Teil der Festschrift versuchen Schriftsteller wie Lothar Schöne, Friedrich Wilhelm Korff und Zsusanna Ghase ?Annäherungen? an Gert Ueding und liefern damit zugleich kritische Annäherungen an die Frage nach der Bedeutung der Rhetorik für den Schriftsteller unserer Tage. Der zweite Teil des Bandes ?Von den schönen Künsten? sammelt... more...