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  • Motherhood, Fatherland, and Primo Leviby Robert Pirro

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The book is an against-the-grain study of Primo Levi’s lifelong concerns about agency, both personal and political. It moves from fresh readings of his lesser-known short story and novels to a major reinterpretation of the testimonial works at the center of his legacy. more...

  • Andrew Marvell, Sexual Orientation, and Seventeenth-Century Poetryby George Klawitter

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    Andrew Marvell, Sexual Orientation, and Seventeenth-Century Poetry examines the poet's major works to unmask English Interregnum/Restoration attitudes on sexuality with a view of understanding Marvell's own sexuality. Klawitter explicates the poet's lyric pieces, major and minor, against a background of modern theories of human sexuality. more...

  • Dichtungen 1634–1642by Johann Rist; Alfred Noe; Hans-Gert Roloff

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 286.99

    Der von Alfred Noe und Hans-Gert Roloff herausgegebene Band bietet die frühen Dichtungen von Johann Rist, dem neben Paul Gerhardt bedeutendsten deutschen Dichter protestantischer Kirchenlieder des 17. Jahrhunderts. Damit wird die seit vielen Jahren bestehende Lücke in der bisher siebenbändigen Ausgabe der Sämtlichen Werke Rists geschlossen. more...

  • Theodor Fontane als Kunstkritikerby Carmen Aus der Au

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Die bildende Kunst bei Theodor Fontane ist eine bis jetzt lediglich partiell erforschte Dimension seines Œuvre. Diese Lücke schließt nun die erste umfassende, interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Monographie zu Fontanes kunstkritischen Schriften. Alle zugänglichen Texte des kunstkritischen Werks Fontanes sind katalogisiert, charakterisiert und selektiert.... more...

  • Georg Forster: Deutsche ‚Antheilnahme‘ an der europäischen Expansion über die Weltby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 80.99

    Als ‚den durchschnittlichen deutschen Schriftsteller des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts‘ hat sich Georg Forster einmal bezeichnet. In zweierlei Hinsicht war er das gewiss nicht: Kein anderer deutscher Schriftsteller hat an James Cooks zweiter Reise um die Welt teilgenommen, kein anderer wurde Deputierter im Konvent. Forsters Schriften fordern zu einer Bestimmung... more...

  • The Man Who Invented Christmas (Movie Tie-In)by Les Standiford

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 16.00

    As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how Charles Dickens revived the signal holiday of the Western world. Soon to be a major motion picture. Just before Christmas in 1843, a debt-ridden and dispirited Charles Dickens wrote a small book he hoped would keep his creditors at bay. His publisher turned it down, so Dickens... more...

  • Subjectivity and the Reproduction of Imperial Powerby Daniel F. Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings forth a new contribution to the study of imperialism and colonial discourse by theorizing the emergence and function of individual identity as product and producer of imperial power. While recent decades of theoretical reflections on imperialism have yielded important understandings of how the West has repeatedly reconsolidated... more...

  • Eroding the Language of Freedomby Farah Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Let down by the uncertainties of memory, language, and their own family units, the characters in Harold Pinter’s plays endure persistent struggles to establish their own identities. Eroding the Language of Freedom re-examines how identity is shaped in these plays, arguing that the characters’ failure to function as active members of society speaks... more...

  • Editing Women's Writing, 1670–1840by Amy Culley; Anna M. Fitzer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume is the first to reflect on the theory and practice of editing women’s writing of the 18th century. The list of contributors includes experts on the fiction, drama, poetry, life-writing, diaries and correspondence of familiar and lesser known women, including Jane Austen, Delarivier Manley, Eliza Haywood and Mary Robinson. Contributions... more...

  • Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italyby Graziella Parati

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 103.92

    This book is about migrants’ lives in urban space, in particular Rome and Milan. At the core of the book is literature as written by migrants, members of a “second generation,” and a filmmaker who defines himself as native. It argues that the narrative authored by migrants, refugees, second generation women, and one “native Italian” perform a... more...