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  • Digressions in European Literatureby Alexis Grohmann; Caragh Wells

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    With studies of, amongst others, Miguel de Cervantes, Anton Chekhov, Charles Baudelaire and Henry James, this landmark collection of essays is a unique and wide-ranging exploration and celebration of the many forms of digression in major works by fifteen of the finest European writers from the early modern period to the present day. more...

  • Curtains?by Michael M. Kaiser

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    A passionate and provocative assessment of the decline of performing arts institutions in the United States and how to save them more...

  • Metzler Lexikon Literaturby Dieter Burdorf; Christoph Fasbender; Burkhard Moennighoff

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2007; US$ 27.97

    Jetzt wieder auf allerneuestem Stand. In der 3. Auflage bietet das bestens eingeführte 'Metzler Lexikon Literatur' noch mehr Fakten. 3.600 Stichworte zur Literatur ermöglichen eine rasche Orientierung in Poetik, Rhetorik, Metrik, Stilistik und Theorie der europäischen Literaturen. Zusätzlich vermittelt das Lexikon einen weit gefassten Überblick über... more...

  • Poetry and the Religious Imaginationby Francesca Bugliani Knox; David Lonsdale

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the role of spiritual experience in poetry? How do poetic imagination and religious beliefs interact? Exploring such questions through the concept of the religious imagination, this book integrates interdisciplinary research in the area of poetry on the one hand, and theology, philosophy and Christian spirituality on the other. Established... more...

  • Ansichtssache Stadtnaturby Katharina Winter

    transcript 2015; US$ 28.80

    Im städtischen Raum existieren zahlreiche Formen von Natur, die auf verschiedene Weise wahrgenommen und bewertet werden. Ausgehend von dieser Überlegung untersucht Katharina Winter den Einfluss unterschiedlicher Naturverständnisse auf den Umgang mit temporären Nutzungen innerstädtischer Brachflächen: Von welcher Natur ist die Rede, wenn verschiedene... more...

  • How to Haikuby Bruce Ross

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    This book provides an invaluable guide to developing your own haiku-writing skills, with clear explanations, brilliant examples, and innovative writing exercises. It also offers an introduction to related Japanese poetic forms including: Senryu—commentaries on human nature that are often humorous or ironic Haibun—short, autobiographical narratives... more...

  • The Walworth Farce (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    A remarkable play about what can happen when we become stuck in the stories we tell about our lives. Visceral and tender, The Walworth Farce combines hilarious moments with shocking realism. Fringe First Award for outstanding new writing on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe It's 11 o'clock in the morning in a council flat on the Walworth Road in... more...

  • Irony's Edgeby Linda Hutcheon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    The edge of irony, says Linda Hutcheon, is always a social and political edge. Irony depends upon interpretation; it happens in the tricky, unpredictable space between expression and understanding. Irony's Edge is a fascinating, compulsively readable study of the myriad forms and the effects of irony. It sets out, for the first time, a sustained,... more...

  • Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpitby Stephen Dodson; Robert Vanderplank

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 11.99

    The most curious, funny, insightful, and expressive invectives from more than forty languages-fully illustrated, you miserable misokakku. "Misokkasu": Scum of soya paste. (Japanese) "Tu es um borra-battos.": You s**t in your own boots. (Portugese) "Like a fart in a trance.": A dreamy person who seems at a loss what to do. (Scottish) "A pies ci morde... more...

  • Trashby Jon Davies

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    A Queer Film Classic: director Paul Morrissey's greatest film for producer Andy Warhol. more...