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  • Der ganze Mensch - die ganze Menschheitby Stefan Hermes; Sebastian Kaufmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • Literature and the Political Imaginationby Andrea T. Baumeister; John Horton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This volume shows how modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. It uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as nationalism, liberal philosophy, utopiansim, narrative and the role of theory in political thought. A variety of approaches are adopted and the aim is to show some of the many and... more...

  • The Edward Said Readerby Edward W. Said; Moustafa Bayoumi; Andrew Rubin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    Edward Said, the renowned literary and cultural critic and passionately engaged intellectual, is one of our era's most formidable, provocative, and important thinkers.  For more than three decades his books, which include Culture and Imperialism , Peace and Its Discontents , and the seminal study Orientalism , have influenced not only our worldview... more...

  • Differentialsby Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams... more...

  • Piers Morganby Emily Herbert

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    This affectionate and in-depth biography examines the incredible life of this remarkable man. From his early life growing up in a pub in Sussex, through the scandals he encountered as an editor, to how his life has taken a new turn with his stateside career and recent marriage.Piers Morgan is one of the best-known faces in the British media, whose... more...

  • Western Literature in China and the Translation of a Nationby Shouhua Qi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This book studies the reception history of Western literature in China from the 1840s to the present. Qi explores the socio-historical contexts and the contours of how Western literature was introduced, mostly through translation and assesses its transformative impact in the cultural, literary as well as sociopolitical life of modern China. more...

  • Double Agentsby Erin G Carlston

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Why were white bourgeois gay male writers so interested in spies, espionage, and treason in the twentieth century? Erin G. Carlston believes such figures and themes were critical to exploring citizenship and its limits, requirements, and possibilities in the modern Western state. Through close readings of Marcel Proust’s novels, W. H. Auden’s poetry,... more...

  • The Undefeatedby George Paloczi-Horvath

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    George Paloczi-Horvath was born in 1908 into the feudal nobility of Hungary. Despite his privileged background, he came to realize that his family's wealth was based on the exploitation of a brutalized peasantry. By the 1930s he was an active anti-Nazi; in 1941 he was forced to flee the country. Returning after the war as a dedicated communist, he... more...

  • The First Lady of Fleet Streetby Eilat Negev

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    In the late nineteenth century, at a time when women were still denied the vote, Rachel Beer defied convention to take the helm first of The Observer, and then the Sunday Times, becoming the first woman ever to edit a national newspaper. It was to be over eighty years before Fleet Street would see the like again. Barred from the London Clubs and the... more...

  • A Rough Guide To The Dark Sideby Daniel Simpson

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Ever dreamed of changing the world? Daniel Simpson shows how not to do it. more...