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  • 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...

  • Kanon, Wertung und Vermittlungby Matthias Beilein; Claudia Stockinger; Simone Winko

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Sammelband befasst sich mit der Theorie und Praxis der Literaturvermittlung in der ‚nachbürgerlichen‘ Wissensgesellschaft und berücksichtigt dabei verschiedene Aspekte: Es wird untersucht, in welcher Weise ‚außerliterarische‘ Faktoren wie Macht und Ökonomie die Wertung und Kanonisierung literarischer Werke der Gegenwart... more...

  • Critical Practiceby Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...

  • Modernity and Metropolisby Dr Peter Brooker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    A study of urban identity and community looks at selected twentieth century literary and film texts in the context of theorizations of modernism, postmodernism, postcoloniality and globalization. Brooker draws on Beck and Giddens to propose a 'reflexive modernism' which rewrites and re-imagines the urban scene. The principal cities considered are London... more...

  • Romanticismby Burwick

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50 US$ 44.55

    Compiles 70 of the key terms most frequently used or discussed by authors of the Romantic period – and most often deliberated by critics and literary historians of the era. Offers an indispensable resource for understanding the ideas and differing interpretations that shaped the Romantic period Includes keywords spanning Abolition and Allegory,... 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...

  • From Popular Goethe to Global Popby Ines Detmers; Birte Heidemann

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 68.60

    This essay collection embarks on a historical voyage into the idea of the West, while contextualising its relevance to the contemporary discourses on cultural difference. Although the idea of the West predates both colonial and Orientalist projects, it has been radically reshaped by the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the end of the Cold War and the... more...

  • From Winchester To Thisby Willie Donaldson

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 15.99

    This is the long-awaited autobiography by the man who brought you The Henry Root Letters. 'An insider by birth and education, living on the outside' (Tatler), William Donaldson reveals all in this frank and often scurrilous memoir where past and present collide in a hilarious vision of his extraordinary life. The author charts his course from his public-school... more...

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Snarkby Lawrence Dorfman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 0.00

    What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common?  Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly snarky wit and all are included in this... more...

  • Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Distressed Debt Investing in Deutschlandby Prof. Dr. Guido Eilenberger; Nicholas Richter

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2009; US$ 67.20

    Anhand eines umfassenden Kriterienkatalogs untersucht Nicholas Richter die kulturellen, wirtschaftlichen und rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen des Distressed Debt Investing. Auf der Basis zahlreicher Experteninterviews zeigt er die Erfahrungen am amerikanischen Markt auf und nutzt sie, um auf die zukünftige Entwicklung von Transaktionen in Deutschland... more...