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  • The Art of Faking Itby Laurence Whitted-Fry

    Running Press 2008; US$ 12.95

    In today?s fast-paced society, who has time to keep up with both the current trends and the classics of what is good? and popular?? The Art of Faking It guides youwith tongue planted firmly in cheekthrough any awkward, intellectual, and/or ber-sophisticated social situation, using both panache and pithy nuggets of wisdom to ensure you?ll never... more...

  • Rimbaud's Rainbowby Peter Bush; Kirsten Malmkjaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 149.00

    This selection of papers from the ITI?s landmark First International Colloquium on Literary Translation includes provocative perspectives on the teaching, research and status of literary education in universities. By way of introduction Peter Bush looks at strategies for raising the profile of the theory and practice of literary translation, its... more...

  • Questioning Hybridity, Postcolonialism and Globalizationby Amar Acheraou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    AcheraIou analyzes hybridity using a theoretical, empirical approach that reorients debates on mtissage and the 'Third Space', arguing for the decolonization of postcolonialism. Hybridity is examined in the light of globalization, indicating how postcolonial discourse could become a counter-hegemonic ethics of resistance to global neoliberal doxa. more...

  • Ethics and Politics of Translatingby Henri Meschonnic; Pier-Pascale Boulanger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    What if meaning were the last thing that mattered in language? In this essay, Henri Meschonnic explains what it means to translate the sense of language and how to do it. In a radical stand against a hermeneutical approach based on the dualistic view of the linguistic sign and against its separation into a meaningful signified and a meaningless signifier,... more...

  • Literature and Philosophyby Dr David Rudrum

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    A collection of essays, grounded in state-of-the-art research that explores contemporary debates at the interface between literature and philosophy. It brings together diverse schools of thought and provides both a useful overview and an examination of one of the most fascinating cross-disciplinary encounters in the humanities today. more...

  • Players, Playwrights, Playhousesby Michael Cordner; Professor Peter Holland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 34.00

    This book brings together theatre historians to identify and exemplify a variety of productive new approaches to the investigation of plays, players, playwrights, playhouses and other aspects of theatre in the long eighteenth century. Their inquiries range from stage censorship and anti-theatricalism to the political resonances of adultery comedy. more...

  • Vergessen, was Eltern sindby Julian Reidy

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 46.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Studie setzt sich kritisch mit dem Phnomen der sogenannten Vterliteratur auseinander. Aus den durchaus erfolgreichen autobiographischen Vter-Bchern, die zumeist in den Siebzigerjahren des 20. Jahrhunderts erschienen sind, lesen viele Literaturwissenschaftler Kritik am Vater als dem symbolischen Vertreter der Macht und... more...

  • Alles aus!?by Reiner Andreas Neuschfer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 20.88

    Hauptbeschreibung Grenzen knnen lhmen; besonders, wenn man jung ist. Da ist es hilfreich aufzuzeigen, wie mit solchen Grenzerfahrungen produktiv umzugehen wre. Alles aus!? stellt Materialien zur Verfgung, die das Gefhlschaos rund um Tod, Abschied und Trauer fr Jugendliche behutsam aufschlsseln - nachdenklich, offen, christlich fundiert.... more...

  • Vamos a contar mentiras: Ensear a un sinvergenzaby Alfonso Paso

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 6.13

    Rosana es una joven de 30 aos, hija tirana y solterona represiva encerrada en sus clases, sus libros y sus manas. Un da llega a su casa un nuevo alumno, recomendado por un afamado doctor conocido suyo. Este chico es un chulo, un jugador de poker, un ?viva la vida?, pero poco a poco Rosana se va enamorando de l? y cambia su manera de ser a la vez... more...

  • Verhltnisseby Rolf Breuer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 5.79

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine junge Frau fat den Entschlu, Kreatives Schreiben zu erlernen. An dieser Stelle setzen diese fnf Erzhlungen ein - und ziehen ihren Leser unmittelbar in ein kunstvoll verwobenes Ganzes aus inner- und intertextuellen Bezgen. Wir tauchen ein in unterhaltsame und hintergrndige Reflexionen ber das Wesen der Dinge, die Flchtigkeit... more...