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  • Telling Children's Storiesby Michael Cadden

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    The most accessible approach yet to children’s literature and narrative theory, Telling Children’s Stories is a comprehensive collection of never-before-published essays by an international slate of scholars that offers a broad yet in-depth assessment of narrative strategies unique to children’s literature. more...

  • Ingmar Bergman's Personaby Lloyd Michaels

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    The essays collected in this volume use a variety of methodologies to explore Bergman's Persona. more...

  • The Essay Filmby Timothy Corrigan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 20.99

    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...

  • Reading Visual Poetryby Willard Bohn

    Fairleigh Dickinson 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vergessen, was Eltern sindby Julian Reidy

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.06

    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$ 13.52

    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...