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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • 'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisingsby Rita Sakr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This Pivot volume explores an exciting range of powerful novels and memoirs from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria that reveal political geographies of injustice and popular discontent thus 'anticipating' or imaginatively envisioning as well as participating in some of the major current upheavals in their particular national contexts. more...

  • 'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisingsby R. Sakr

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 71.16

    This Palgrave Pivot volume explores an exciting range of powerful novels and memoirs from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria that reveal political geographies of injustice and popular discontent thus 'anticipating' or imaginatively envisioning as well as participating in some of the major current upheavals in their particular national contexts. more...

  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid Løsnes

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 94.00

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • "Ars corrigendi" in der frühen Neuzeitby Klara Vanek

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    Die neue Reihe Historia Hermeneutica ist ein hochwertiges Forum für die Erforschung der Hermeneutik-Geschichte und -Methodik. Sie wird die Hauptphase der hermeneutischen Theoriebildung in Europa von der Reformation bis in die Moderne (ca. 1500 - 1850) wissenschaftlich abbilden. more...

  • Emily Dickinson by Mordecai Marcus

    Wiley 1982; US$ 4.95 US$ 4.36

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems, you explore some 85 poems from one of America's... more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • "Heil dem Bürger des kleinen Städtchens"by Carsten Behle

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    Ausgehend von systemtheoretischen Grundannahmen wirft der Verfasser einen neuen, sozialhistorisch akzentuierten Blick auf die Gattungsgeschichte der literarischen Idylle im 18. Jahrhundert. Es ergibt sich eine Neuanordnung der Quellen, die einen Bruch in der Entwicklung der Gattung statt mit der empfindsamen Idyllik Geßners erst mit den... more...

  • "High" und "low"by Thomas Wegmann; Norbert Christian Wolf

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 114.99

    Die Studien und Texte zur Sozialgeschichte der Literatur (STSL) veröffentlichen seit 1975 herausragende literatur-, geschichts- und kulturwissenschaftliche Arbeiten zur vornehmlich deutschen Literatur vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Schwerpunkt der literaturgeschichtlichen und theoretischen Abhandlungen sowie der Quellen- und Materialienbände... more...

  • Julius Caesarby William Shakespeare; Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2006; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.99

    "But, for my own part, it was Greek to me." Now you can appreciate Julius Caesar in plain English. Political intrigue. Ambition. Envy. Conspiracy. Hypocrisy. Betrayal. Assassination. Pride. Suicide. The Ides of March. The tides of war. Julius Caesar makes today's political scene seem boring! If the original text seems Greek (or geek) to you, now... more...