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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 297.00
National literary histories based on internally homogeneous native traditions have significantly contributed to the construction of national identities, especially in multicultural East-Central Europe, the region between the German and Russian hegemonic cultural powers stretching from the Baltic states to the Balkans. History of the Literary Cultures... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 285.00
Continuing the work undertaken in Vol. 1 of the History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe , Vol. 2 considers various topographic sites?multicultural cities, border areas, cross-cultural corridors, multiethnic regions?that cut across national boundaries, rendering them permeable to the flow of hybrid cultural messages. By focusing on... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 285.00
The third volume in the History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe focuses on the making and remaking of those institutional structures that engender and regulate the creation, distribution, and reception of literature. The focus here is not so much on shared institutions but rather on such region-wide analogous institutional processes... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00
The authors present a new perspective on a wide range of issues in the study of literature and culture. Some of the topics discussed, such as interpretation, canon formation, and literary historiography, belong to the traditional domain of literary studies. Others ? cultural identity, convention, systems theory, and empirical methods ? originate in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 98.00
?The long history of censorship is a parallel and equally powerful history of literature. Censors bear witness to the power of the word even more forcefully than the writers and the readers they consider dangerous.? ( Index on Censorship 6/1996) A critical assessment of literature produced under censorship needs to take into account that the stategies... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 210.00
The Psychology and Sociology of Literature is a collection of 25 chapters on literature by some of the leading psychologists, sociologists, and literary scholars in the field of the empirical study of literature. Contributors include Ziva Ben-Porat, Gerry Cupchik, Art Graesser, Rachel Giora, Norbert Groeben, Colin Martindale, David Miall, Willie... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
Evaluation is central to literary studies and has led to an impressive list of publications on the status and history of the canon. Yet it is remarkable how little attention has been given to the role of textual properties in evaluative processes. Most of the chapters in The Quality of Literature redress this issue by dealing with texts or genres... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 285.00
A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula is the second comparative history of a new subseries with a regional focus, published by the Coordinating Committee of the International Comparative Literature Association. As its predecessor for East-Central Europe, this two-volume history distances itself from traditional histories built... more...