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  • Sites of Exchangeby Maurizio Ascari; Adriana Corrado

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    Crossing borders – both physically and imaginatively – is part of our ‘nomadic’ postmodern identity, but transcultural and transnational exchanges have also played a major role in the centuries-long processes of hybridisation that helped to fashion the vast geographic, political and imaginative container of diversity we call Europe.... more...

  • Caribbean Interfacesby Lieven D'hulst

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 103.60

    Contemporary research on Caribbean literature displays a rich variety of themes, literary and cultural categories, forms, genres, languages. Still, the concept of a unified Caribbean literary space remains questionable, depending upon whether one strictly limits it to the islands, enlarges it to adopt a Latin-American perspective, or even grants it... more...

  • Theory into Poetryby Eva Muller-Zettelmann; Margarete Rubik

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 105.00

    At the beginning of the 21st century, there is still no generally accepted comprehensive definition of the lyric or differentiated modern toolkit for its analysis. The reception of poetry is largely characterised either by an empathetic identification of critics with the lyric persona or by exclusive interest in formal patterning. The present volume... more...

  • Touchstones of Gothic Horrorby David Huckvale

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    Gothic cinema, typified by the films of Universal, Hammer, Amicus and Tigon, grew out of an aesthetic that stretches back to the 18th century and beyond, even to Shakespeare. This book explores the origin of Gothic cinema in art and literature, tracing its connection to the Gothic revival in architecture, the Gothic novel, landscape, ruins, Egyptology,... more...

  • Philosophers and Thespiansby Freddie Rokem

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    This book investigates the discursive practices of philosophy and theater/performance on the basis of actual encounters between representatives of these two fields. more...

  • Toxic Talkby Bill Press

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    A timely cannon blast at the right-wing media machine and how it subverts the principles of democratic representation Talk radio has done an end run around the voting populace. With Rush Limbaugh now the unofficial leader of the Republican Party and the far right controlling the five major syndicates, conservatives have a disproportionate voice... more...

  • Filled with Gleeby Leah Wilson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.95

    Is Sue is the true driving force behind Glee ? Who is the real alpha male in New Directions? Why do we really keep coming back to Glee week after week? From its quirky character insights to its inspirational, funny, and touching stories from fellow gleeks, Filled with Glee is the perfect companion for the fan who can?t get enough Glee . Other... more...

  • Die Befreiung der Bücher: Zur Bedeutung der Dezemberrevolution von 1989 für die rumänische Literaturby Andrei Teusianu

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.50

    In der vorliegenden Untersuchung wird das soziale Subsystem der Kultur betrachtet und darin die Literatur als jener Teilbereich der Kultur, der wegen seiner engen Interdependenz mit anderen sozialen Subsystemen, wegen seines meinungsbildenden Potenzials, wegen seiner langen Tradition und nicht zuletzt auch wegen seiner Bedeutung als irradiierendes... more...

  • Die Botschaft zwischen den Zeilen: Staats- und Ideologiekritik im argentinischen Film während der Militärdiktatur (1976-83)by Rouven Rech

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 26.84

    Argentinien, 24. März 1976 - Ein Militärputsch beendet die konfuse politische Situation, die mit der Heimkehr und dem anschließenden Tod von Präsident Juan Domingo Perón im Land losgebrochen war. Dieses Datum ist gleichzeitig der Auftakt einer 8jährigen Gewaltherrschaft, in der die Militärdiktatur allem linksgerichteten Gedankengut den offenen Kampf... more...

  • Abnorme Charaktere in der dramatischen Literaturby Wilhelm Weygandt

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 7.00

    "Bei Hauptmann wie bei Ibsen, bei Shakespeare und ebenfalls bei Goethe sahen wir, wie der Dichter in seinen Schöpfungen uns eine reichliche Fülle abnormer Charaktere in dem mannigfaltigsten Sinne dieses Begriffes darbietet." Der deutsche Psychiater Wilhelm Weygandt (1870 bis 1939) verbindet in dem hier vorliegenden Buch seine unfangreichen psychiatrischen... more...