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  • The Tale of Terrorby Edith Birkhead

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    If you're a true fan of horror fiction, don't miss scholar Edith Birkhead's classic survey of the origins of the genre, The Tale of Terror. Focusing on the early roots of horror in the Romantic and Victorian eras, this comprehensive study offers compelling insight and analysis of well-known tales and obscure gems alike. more...

  • New Directions in 21st-Century Gothicby Lorna Piatti-Farnell; Donna Lee Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary diversification of Gothic scholarship and maps its... more...

  • Mythen der Vergangenheitby Ortwin Pelc

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 38.14

    Eine Vielzahl von historischen Ereignissen und Entwicklungen wurde im Lauf der Zeit verfälscht, verklärt und für aktuelle, nicht zuletzt politische Interessen genutzt. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes prüfen und entschlüsseln solche Geschichtsmythen anhand der überlieferten schriftlichen, archäologischen und kunsthistorischen Quellen und versuchen, die Genese... more...

  • Schützenhilfeby Gabriel Anwander; Anna Sommer

    Limmat Verlag 2013; US$ 24.99

    Am Stadtrand von Bern sitzt Anwalt Schild beim Essen. Just als seine Frau in die Küche geht, tritt jemand aus dem Garten ins Haus, erschiesst ihn und verschwindet wieder. Sein aktueller Mandant, den er verteidigen sollte, war ein Finanzbetrüger, der sich nach Lipari abgesetzt hatte. Der Expolizist Alexander Bergmann hält sich mit Schnüffelarbeiten... more...

  • Science Fiction and Speculative Fictionby P. L. Thomas

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Why did Kurt Vonnegut shun being labeled a writer of science fiction (SF)? How did Margaret Atwood and Ursula K. Le Guin find themselves in a public argument about the nature of SF? This volume explores the broad category of SF as a genre, as one that challenges readers, viewers, teachers, and scholars, and then as one that is often itself challenged... more...

  • Science Fiction Teacher's Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95

    Science Fiction Teacher's Resource Guide includes: Bugged!; Escape From Earth; Flashback; Murray's Nightmare; Under Siege. The Teacher's Resource Guides contain 48-pages. Reproducible exercises including pre-reading activities to introduce story themes and vocabulary; crossword and hidden word puzzles; language arts extension; traditional... more...

  • Science Fictionby Frances Ridley

    RISING STARS UK LTD 2008; US$ 6.99

    Find out about the world of science fiction - discover lots about time travel and UFOs!The Snapshots series of colourful and visually appealing titles is designed to engage 9 to 14 year old reluctant readers. With their bold design and familiar subject matter – from battles to Batman – these books are perfect for guided reading and for encouraging... more...

  • Kennzahlenby J. Hilmar Vollmuth; Robert Zwettler

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2013; US$ 4.35

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2013-03-06T15:32:01 --><p>Die wichtigsten Kennzahlen - einfach und verständlich erklärt!</p><p>Dieser TaschenGuide führt Sie in die Grundlagen der Kennzahlen ein und zeigt anhand vieler Beispiele die Berechnungen. Jetzt in der einmaligen Best of - Edition!</p><p><strong>Inhalte:</strong></p><ul><li>Was... more...

  • Fairy Taleby Andrew Teverson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    This volume offers a comprehensive critical and theoretical introduction to the genre of the fairy tale. It: explores the ways in which folklorists have defined the genre assesses the various methodologies used in the analysis and interpretation of fairy tale provides a detailed account of the historical development of the fairy tale as... more...

  • Lord Dunsany, H.P. Lovecraft, and Ray Bradburyby William F. Touponce

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99

    This is a comparative study of modernity in the works of Lord Dunsany, H. P. Lovecraft, and Ray Bradbury, noted writers of fantastic fiction. The books examines how these authors addressed modernity by creating short stories that were in some sense "nostalgic" for a lost time or imaginary culture that they called home. more...