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  • Teaching Beauty in DeLillo, Woolf, and Merrillby Jennifer Green-Lewis; Margaret Soltan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book marks the growing exhaustion with a politicized approach to literature, and celebrate the return of beauty as a subject in its own right to literary studies. more...

  • Edward Said and the Literary, Social, and Political Worldby Ranjan Ghosh

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Edward Said is widely recognized for his work as a critic and theorist of Orientalism and the Palestine crisis, but far less attention has been devoted to his considerable body of literary and cultural criticism. In this edited collection, the contributors - many among the foremost Said scholars in the world - examine Said as the literary critic;... more...

  • Professing Literatureby Gerald Graff

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, Professing Literature unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today. In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo—and often recycle—controversies... more...

  • Rhetoric, Rhetoricians and Poetsby Marijke Spies; Ton van Strien; Henk Duits

    Amsterdam University Press 2000; US$ 29.25

    A tribute to Marijke Spies on her retirement as professor of 16th- and 17th-century Dutch literature. more...

  • In tekst gevatby Maaike Meijer

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 47.40

    Sekse en etniciteit impliceren fundamentele hiërarchieën in onze cultuur, die alle representatie doordesemen. Het zijn krachten die elke tekst van binnenuit besturen, conventies van representatie die zo vanzelfsprekend zijn, dat zij niet langer, als conventies worden gezien. Dat verklaart waarom deze categorieën zo vaak als 'natuurlijk' worden... more...

  • The Handbook to Literary Researchby Delia da Sousa Correa; W. R. Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    The Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and institutions, and providing a range of key examples. This... more...

  • Erzählkulturby Rolf Wilhelm Brednich

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    Das elektronische Zeitalter hat mehr oder weniger alle Bereiche der Wissenschaft revolutioniert und vor neue Aufgaben gestellt. Erfolgreich hat auch die kulturwissenschaftliche Erzählforschung den Übergang vom traditionellen Studium handschriftlicher oder gedruckter Texte hin zu einer Forschung vollzogen, die den Kontext der Erzählung genauso... more...

  • Making Publics in Early Modern Europeby Bronwen Wilson; Paul Yachnin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The book looks at how people, things, and new forms of knowledge created "publics" in early modern Europe, and how publics changed the shape of early modern society. The focus is on what the authors call "making publics" — the active creation of new forms of association that allowed people to connect with others in ways not rooted in family, rank... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby László Török

    BRILL 2008; US$ 262.00

    The Egyptological literature usually belittles or ignores the political and intellectual initiative and success of the Nubian Twenty-Fifth Dynasty in the reunification of Egypt, while students of Nubian history frequently ignore or misunderstand the impact of Egyptian ideas on the cultural developments in pre and post-Twenty-Fifth-Dynasty Nubia. This... more...

  • True Relations: Essays on Autobiography and the Postmodernby G. Thomas Couser; Joseph Fichtelberg

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 122.00

    The essays in this collection explore new directions in autobiography studies. Examining a wide range of texts, from narratives of suicide survivors, cross-dressers, and people with HIV/AIDS to self-representations in the visual arts, the collection demonstrates how writers have used the postmodern experience fragmentation to forge new kinds of identities.... more...