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  • Modernismby Michael H. Whitworth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 120.56

    This guide helps readers to engage with the major critical debates surrounding literary modernism. A judicious selection of key critical works on literary modernism Presents a critical history from the earliest reviews to the most recent theoretical assessments Shows how modernist writers understood and constructed modernism. ... more...

  • Ethics in Cultureby Astrid Erll; Herbert Grabes; Ansgar Nünning; Simon Cooke; Anna-Lena Flügel; Meike Hölscher; Jan Rupp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Hard-Boiledby Erin Smith

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    In the 1920s a distinctively American detective fiction emerged from the pages of pulp magazines. The “hard-boiled” stories published in Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly , and Clues featured a new kind of hero and soon challenged the popularity of the British mysteries that held readers in thrall on both sides of the Atlantic.... more...

  • The Bard is a Very Singular Characterby Ffion Mair Jones

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    A cunning and successful literary forger, Iolo Morganwg has been a controversial figure within Welsh literary tradition and history ever since his death in 1826. During his lifetime, however, he was largely a figure on the margins of Welsh literary society, who found the task of getting his work into the coveted sphere of print culture a gargantuan... more...

  • Brideshead Abbreviatedby John Crace

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in the Guardian has rightly acquired a cult following. Each week fans avidly devour his latest razor-sharp literary assassination, while authors turn tremblingly to the appropriate page of the review section, fearful that it may be their turn to be mercilessly sent up. Now he turns his critical eye on the classics... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    The Deutsches Theater-Lexikon [Dictionary of German Theatre] provides a host of information on every aspect of the stage. It comprises meticulously researched contributions on actors, singers, directors, playwrights and theatre managers etc. In addition, it defines significant key words and organizational structures, and portraits outstanding... more...

  • Niederländische Literatur bis 1550by Rita Schlusemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 377.00

    Die Beziehungen zwischen dem niederländischen und deutschen Sprach- und Kulturraum sind seit jeher durch die vielfältigen historischen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen Berührungspunkte sehr eng. Die niederländische weltliche und geistliche Literatur des Mittelalters war besonders reich und wirkmächtig.Seit Jahrhunderten entstehenzahlreiche... more...

  • Figurenwissenby Lilith Jappe; Olav Krämer; Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • heilig - Kerkerby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 293.00

    Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi / Lexikon der Sprichwörter des romanisch-germanischen Mittelalters ; hrsg. vom Kuratorium Singer der Schweizerischen Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. more...

  • Libri I-XIIIby Aurelius Augustinus

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 168.00

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen. Sämtliche Ausgaben werden durch eine lateinische Praefatio ergänzt. more...