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  • The Essay Filmby Timothy Corrigan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99

    Why have certain kinds of documentary and non-narrative films emerged as the most interesting, exciting, and provocative movies made in the last twenty years? Ranging from the films of Ross McElwee (Bright Leaves) and Agnes Varda (The Gleaners and I) to those of Abbas Kiarostami (Close Up) and Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir), such films have intrigued... more...

  • Regional Best 2012by William Roetzheim

    Level 4 Press, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.95

    Second in the annual series of the best plays that have had a premier in a regional theater, but no NYC premier. more...

  • The Place to Beby Roger Mudd

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 15.95

    Roger Mudd joined CBS in 1961, and as the congressional correspondent, became a star covering the historic Senate filibuster debate over the 1964 Civil Right Act. Mudd was one of half a dozen major figures in the stable of CBS News broadcasters at time when the network?s standing as a provider of news was at its peak. In The Place to Be , Mudd tells... more...

  • 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...

  • Reading Visual Poetryby Willard Bohn

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Reading Visual Poetry examines works created in Spain, Latin America, France, Italy, Brazil, and the United States. Besides explicating individual works, it investigates the dynamics involved in reading (and viewing) visual poetry. 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...

  • Vergessen, was Eltern sindby Julian Reidy

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 37.84

    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 des Gesetzes. Das... more...

  • Alles aus!?by Reiner Andreas Neuschfer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 14.30

    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. Weitere Hefte der Reihe... 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$ 4.68

    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...