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  • Von der Antike bis zum Barockby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    Because of its particular bracketing of image and text, visual poetry has been accompanied by the formulation of theories from its very beginnings. Reflections on visuality can be found back in antique scholia, commentaries of medieval authors and baroque poetics, while in modern times documents can be found for example in the manifestos of the avant-garde... more...

  • Writing and Motivationby

    BRILL 2006; US$ 125.00

    Bringing together contributions from international research on writing and motivation this volume addresses the implications of writing instruction based on the 2 main approaches to writing research: cognitive and socio-cultural. It provides systematic analysis of the various models, perspectives, and methods of motivation and writing. more...

  • Halm - Hauptmannby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 363.00

    The Dictionary of German Literature. The 20th Century contains authors writing in German whose main work was created in the 20th century. Volume 14 includes articles on Kte Hamburger, Peter Handke, Maximilian Harden and Ludwig Harig. In line with the Dictionary's orientation, there are also entries on numerous well-known representatives of their disciplines,... more...

  • Si ? Viby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein u?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den Anfa?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fu?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "Fu?r... more...

  • Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft by Ulf-Michael Schneider; Dirk Gttsche

    Walter de Gruyter 2011; US$ 82.00

    Das 1960 gegrndete Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft bildet nicht nur ein Forum der fachwissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung mit dem ungewhnlich umfangreichen Erzhlwerk Wilhelm Raabes (1831?1910), sondern hat sich ber die Jahre hinweg auch zu einem Organ der allgemeinen germanistischen Realismusforschung entwickelt. Jeder Jahrgang enthlt Aufstze... more...

  • Making the White Man's Indianby ANGELA ALEISS

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00

    The image in Hollywood movies of savage Indians attacking white settlers represents only one side of a very complicated picture. In fact sympathetic portrayals of Native Americans stood alongside those of hostile Indians in the silent films of D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, and flourished during the early 1930s with Hollywood's cycle of pro-Indian... more...

  • Reel Black Talkby LINDA ALLEN; SPENCER MOON

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 182.00

    As evidenced in interviews included in this volume, many African American filmmakers consider themselves artists first, their ethnicity being only part of what influences their work. This is the first book by an African American on contemporary African American filmmakers. Here directors and producers speak for themselves, posing challenges to current... more...

  • Taking Libertiesby AMY ARONSON

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 125.00

    Unlike its British forebears, the early American magazine, or periodical miscellany, functioned in culture as a forum driven by manifold contributions and perpetuated by reader response. Arising in colonial Philadelphia, America's more democratic magazine sustained a range of conflicting ideas, norms, and beliefs?indeed, it promoted their very exchange.... more...

  • Grace is Enoughby Willie Aames; Maylo Upton; Carolyn Stanford Goss

    B&H Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.99

    Television star Willie Aames and his wife Maylo Upton recount their Hollywood highs and lows and the grace they’ve found by moving to small-town Kansas. more...

  • Literary Theory Todayby M.A. Abbas; Tak-Wai Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 11.00

    This book contains the papers given at a conference on literary theory held at the University of Hong Kong from March 31 to April 4, 1981. to complement the papers, an edited version of the taped discussions has been included.In the past two decades, literary theory has undergone such rapid change that it is now, for some, practically unrecognizable.... more...