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  • Textual and Visual Selvesby Natalie Edwards; Amy L. Hubbell; Ann Miller

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 25.00

    Autobiography in France has taken a decidedly visual turn in recent years: photographs, shown or withheld, become evidence of what was, might have been, or cannot be said; photographers, filmmakers, and cartoonists undertake projects that explore issues of identity. Textual and Visual Selves investigates, from a variety of theoretical perspectives,... more...

  • Lachgemeinschaftenby Werner Röcke; Hans Rudolf Velten

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00

    Das Lachen gilt zwar seit Sigmund Freud als "sozialer Vorgang", doch ist es in seinem Verlauf und seiner kommunikativen Wirkung bisher kaum untersucht worden. Gemeinsames Gelächter grenzt aus, stiftet Gemeinschaft, beeinflusst politische Entscheidungen und motiviert literarische Inszenierungen. Der interdisziplinäre Band versammelt 16... more...

  • Die spanische Literaturby Heinz Willi Wittschier

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 140.00

    Das Handbuch informiert im ersten Teil diszipliniert klar und homogen über die Entwicklungen der spanischen Literatur von den Anfängen im Mittelalter bis zur Zeit nach Franco in einer faktenreichen Literaturgeschichte, geordnet nach Epochen, Gattungen, Autoren und Hauptwerken. Hiernach wird in einem etwa gleich umfangreichen Studienführerteil... more...

  • Spanischer Naturalismusby Sabine Schmitz

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 154.00

    Der Naturalismus stellt einen der letzten weißen Flecken auf der epochengeschichtlichen Landkarte der spanischen Literatur dar. Bisher stand der Vermessung dieser Epoche vor allem der Verweis auf die idealistisch geprägte Ideengeschichte Spaniens, besonders den Krausismo , entgegen. Die neueren philosophiegeschichtlichen Forschungen ließen... more...

  • Rabenschlachtby Elisabeth Lienert; Dorit Wolter

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 154.00

    Die »Rabenschlacht«, ein strophisches mittelhochdeutsches Heldenepos wohl der zweiten Hälfte des 13. Jahrhunderts, schließt inhaltlich an das Geschehen der »Dietrichs Flucht« an. Thematisiert werden ein weiterer glückloser Sieg Dietrichs von Bern über seinen Widersacher Ermrich in der Schlacht vor Ravenna und die Rückkehr Dietrichs in... more...

  • Die Legende von der »Neuen Welt«by Angela Enders

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 154.00

    Die Legende Von Der Neuen Welt: Montaigne Und Die >Litt Rature G Ographique. more...

  • Aportes recientes a la literature y el arte españolesby Esther Raventos-Pons; Alejandro Zamora

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Examining modern interpretations of Spanish literature and art involves discussing the works from varying perspectives. The authors of these essays investigate the concept of narrative as portrayed by Spanish authors. Most of the essays discuss contemporary art, but others study art and literature from the Middle Ages up until the present day. more...

  • How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Womenby Françoise Le Jeune

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95

    In the years during the colonization of Canada there were travel books which were sold in England. Le Jeune studies the ways these descriptive texts created a series of surveys that assessed the worth of Canada and describe life on the frontier while it was being settled. In particular, this book focuses on how women are depicted and what roles they... more...

  • Tomas Reidby Giovanni B. Grandi

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.99

    Thomas Reid (1710-1796) is the foremost exponent of the Scottish 'common sense' school of philosophy. Educated at Marischal College in Aberdeen, Reid subsequently taught at King's College, and was a founder of the Aberdeen Philosophical Society. His Inquiry Into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense was published in 1764, the... more...

  • Afro-Cuban Costumbrismoby Rafael Ocasio

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    Costumbrismo, which refers to depictions of life in Latin America during the nineteenth century, introduced some of the earliest black themes in Cuban literature. Rafael Ocasio delves into this literature to offer up a new perspective on the development of Cuban identity, as influenced by black culture and religion, during the sugar cane boom. Comments... more...