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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 98.00
Text to Reader seeks to find a critical approach that links a novel?s form to its socio-cultural context. Combining elements from Iser?s reception aesthetics, speech act theory, and Goffman?s frame analysis, this book starts from the assumption that a reader has certain conventional expectations with regard to a novel, and then goes on to examine... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73
This work examines the validity of 19th century gender discourses. Using a selection of novels from the German, English, and French literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, it explores the thesis that there is a specifically feminine conflict between understanding and emotion. Using contemporary instructional manuals for comparison,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 67.17
Mit der deutschen Besatzung der Staaten West- und Nordeuropas im Frühjahr 1940 gerieten mehr als eine halbe Million einheimische und geflüchtete Juden unter deutsche Herrschaft. Anders als in Polen versuchten die Deutschen, die nichtjüdische Bevölkerung und die Verwaltung für die Kollaboration bei der Judenverfolgung zu gewinnen? mit unterschiedlichem,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 123.50
In today?s world, fiction seems to be present everywhere, not only in traditional media such as books or movies, but on the web, in computer games or virtual environments. This book gathers twenty-three scholars from ten countries with the aim to explore the idea and the use of fiction in different cultures. It covers a broad field of... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 60.00
Ethos and Narrative Interpretation examines the fruitfulness of the concept of ethos for the theory and analysis of literary narrative. The notion of ethos refers to the broadly persuasive effects of the image one may have of a speaker?s psychology, world view, and emotional or ethical stance. How and why do readers attribute an ethos (of, for example,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 104.95 US$ 90.96
Offers a close reading of individual texts with attention to their cultural and canonical context Examines the history and evolution of the novel to 1900 and defines each author?s aesthetic, cultural, political, and historical significance Covers essential and frequently taught masterworks up to 1900, including Cervantes? Don Quixote ; Tolstoy?s... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
Formalist criticism of the modern novel has concentrated on its spatial aspects. Patricia Tobin focuses, instead, on the modern novel's temporal structure. She notes that the "genealogical imperative" that dominated the nineteenth-century novel, in which one event gave birth to another, has broken down in the twentieth-century novels she studies.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 25.95
Ends of Enlightenment explores three realms of eighteenth-century European innovation that remain active in the twenty-first century: the realist novel, philosophical thought, and the physical sciences, especially human anatomy. The European Enlightenment was a state of being, a personal stance, and an orientation to the world. Ways of probing experience... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 63.45
Modernist literature and art have been dominated by a disinterest in mere empirical and social reality and a discontent with habitualized perception and the world-view of convention, reason, and pragmatism. This anti-realistic attitude originated in the epistemological scepticism of the early 20th century which was even radicalized by the advent of... more...