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  • Myth, Truth and Literatureby Colin Falck

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 37.00

    Hailed as a book that alters the way we think about literary theory, this now comes in a second edition. more...

  • Collision of Realitiesby Lars Schmeink; Astrid Böger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    Even though the fantastic (in its most inclusive definition) has been a part of our culture for as long as it exists, it has not been a prominent feature of European academic interest. With its inherent transgressive moment the fantastic allows for an ideal space of the cultural negotiation of political, social and physical boundaries,... more...

  • Plots of Warby Isabel Capeloa Gil; Adriana Martins

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Culture and conflict unavoidably go together. The very idea of culture is marked by the notion of difference and creative, i.e. conflictual, interaction that inevitably support the key themes of the study of culture such as identity and diversity, memory and trauma, the translation of cultures and globalization, dislocation and emplacement,... more...

  • Metaisierung in Literatur und anderen Medienby Janine Hauthal; Julijana Nadj; Ansgar Nünning; Henning Peters

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    Metaisierungen – Reflexionen über Kunst in der Kunst, die auf Gemachtheit und Erfundenheit hinweisen – sind in allen Gattungen, Medien und Epochen zu finden. Bisherige Studien konzentrieren sich jedoch vorwiegend auf die Literatur der Postmoderne und zeichnen sich durch das Fehlen einer klaren Terminologie aus. Das vorliegende Kompendium... more...

  • Literarischer Primitivismusby Nicola Gess

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    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...

  • Handbuch Minneredenby Jacob Klingner; Ludger Lieb

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 503.00

    Lesesprobe Leseprobe öffnen Das ‚Handbuch Minnereden‘ ist ein neues Arbeitsinstrument zur Erforschung einer der bedeutendsten literarischen Gattungen des deutschen Spätmittelalters. Etwa 600 sogenannte ‚Minnereden‘ sind überliefert. Diese Texte des 13.-16. Jahrhunderts führen thematisch den deutschen Minnesang weiter.... more...

  • Haunting Legaciesby Gabriele Schwab

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    From mass murder to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that extend far beyond the horrific moment. They engender trauma that echoes through later generations, for those on both sides of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads these legacies in a number of narratives, primarily through the writing of postwar Germans and... more...

  • The Singer on the Shoreby Gabriel Josipovici

    Carcanet 2006; US$ 17.99

    The novelist Gabriel Josipovici's new book of essays ranges from writings on the Bible, Shakespeare, Kafka, Borges and the Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld to considerations of Rembrandt's self-portraits, death in Tristram Shandy, and what Kierkegaard has to tell us about the writing of fiction. From the title piece, which examines the relationship... more...

  • The View from Hereby Joan Bakewell

    Atlantic Books 2009; US$ 7.99

    Built loosely on her much-loved Guardian column - "Just 70" - "The View from Here" is Bakewell's discerning and heartwarming account of life at 70 and beyond. A household name and a popular radio and TV broadcaster, Bakewell is the ideal ambassador for challenging what being 70 can mean for women today. All of life, including the taboos of old... more...

  • Opacity and the Closetby Nicholas de Villiers

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00 US$ 63.75

    Opacity and the Closet interrogates the viability of the metaphor of “the closet” when applied to three important queer figures in postwar American and French culture: the philosopher Michel Foucault, the literary critic Roland Barthes, and the pop artist Andy Warhol. Nicholas de Villiers proposes a new approach to these cultural icons... more...