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  • ...But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occurby Amy L. Thompson; Antonio S. Thompson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Part pop culture trope, part hypothetical cataclysm, the zombie apocalypse is rooted in modern literature, film and mythology. This collection of new essays considers the implications of this scientifically impossible (but perhaps imminent) event, examining real-world responses to pandemic contagion and civic chaos, as well as those from Hollywood... more...

  • 'A New Type of History'by Beverley Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.72

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists – Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James Hamilton-Paterson – who have criticized scientifically based... more...

  • 'All the World's a Stage'by Charlene Bunnell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.72

    This book examines the often tragic and nearly always disabling metaphor of the theatrum mundi , world-as-stage, as it plays itself out in the characters of Mary Shelley's novels. more...

  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid Løsnes

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 94.00

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • "Ars corrigendi" in der frühen Neuzeitby Klara Vanek

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    Die Reihe Historia Hermeneutica ist ein hochwertiges Forum für die Erforschung der Hermeneutik-Geschichte und -Methodik. Sie wird die Hauptphase der hermeneutischen Theoriebildung in Europa von der Reformation bis in die Moderne (ca. 1500 - 1850) wissenschaftlich abbilden. more...

  • "B" Is for Betsyby Carolyn Haywood

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 5.79

    One of children's literature's most beloved heroines is back! more...

  • "Born in a Mighty Bad Land"by Jerry H. Bryant

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born in a Mighty Bad Land" connects this... more...

  • 'Counterfeiting' Shakespeareby Brian Vickers

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 58.00

    Vickers examines authorship claims for two poems, finding neither to be the work of Shakespeare. more...

  • "Das Land, von welchem niemand wiederkehrt"by Walter Haug

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    The book series Studies in the History of German Literature covers the whole spectrum of research into German literary history and comprises monographs and collected volumes on individual epochs from the close of the Middle Ages up to the present day. It presents contributions explicating central concepts from literary history and on individual... more...

  • "Dearest Georg": Love, Literature, and Power in Dark Timesby Vesa & Elias Canetti; Karen Lauer; David Dollenmayer

    Other Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti were married in Vienna. Elias describes the arrangement to his brother Georges as a “functional” marriage. Meanwhile, an intense intellectual love affair develops between Veza and Georges, a young doctor suffering fromtuberculosis. Four years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, where... more...