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  • On Life-Writingby Zachary Leader

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    Life-writing' is a generic term meant to encompass a range of writings about lives or parts of lives, or which provide materials out of which lives or parts of lives are composed. These writings include not only memoir, autobiography, biography, diaries, autobiographical fiction, and biographical fiction, but letters, writs, wills, written anecdotes,... more...

  • Science Fiction Theologyby Alan Gregory

    Baylor University Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Explores the sublime in Christian theology and science fiction. more...

  • 'A New Type of History'by Beverley Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists ? Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James Hamilton-Paterson ? who have criticized scientifically based... more...

  • Knockoutby Martin Keune

    be.bra verlag 2015; US$ 0.94

    Berlin, 1932. Ein Leichenfund in der Boxerkneipe Fliegerbombe gibt der Polizei Rätsel auf. Bei den Ermittlungen zwischen Halbweltgrößen, Nazischlägern und Revuegirls gerät Kommissar Sándor Lehman immer tiefer in einen Strudel mysteriöser Ereignisse. Gleichzeitig steht die Weimarer Republik vor dem politischen Knock-out. Als die Reichswehr vor dem Polizeipräsidium... more...

  • Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universalby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    On perusing Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universal by Peter Wuteh Vakunta, one is struck by the eclectic and englobing nature of themes broached. Vakunta?s poetry is both a transversal and longitudinal dissection of our world. The poet assumes the posture of a divinity casting interrogative glances at the deeds of humans. Not a single terrestrial... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fictionby Marek C. Oziewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20 th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in conceptualizations of justice, and with spectacular... more...

  • Zu arm zum Träumen?by Helga Harter

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.78

    Im Jahr 1903 feiert Familie Benz Richtfest. Ein stattliches Haus am Inselweg. Woher kam das Geld dazu? Geerbt, heißt es offiziell. Aber so reiche Verwandte gibt es nicht. Haben ihre beiden unehelichen Kinder etwas damit zu tun? In diesem Roman mischen sich Geschichte und Geschichten, Wahres und Erfundenes. Er zeichnet das Bild einer mutigen Frau aus... more...

  • Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Cultureby Justin D. Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation of the Gothic... more...

  • Fortüneby Leo Stein

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.79

    Zwischen dem 17. Jahrhundert und der Gegenwart brechen junge Männer auf Spurensuche nach Lateinamerika auf. Deren Schicksale sind vielfach miteinander verbunden, wie Puppen eines Matroschka-Sets. 1640-48: Der junge Wissenschaftler Georg Markgraf, der das Deutschland des dreißigjährigen Krieges hinter sich gelassen hat, verfolgt in Brasilien die... more...