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Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt?

Mahmoud Arghavan, Nicole Hirschfelder, Luvena Kopp, Katharina Motyl (eds.)

Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt?

Facing Problems of 'Race', Racism and Ethnic Diversity in the Humanities in Germany

10/2018 39,99 € *

At long last the mechanisms behind and the implications of racialized power relations in German society and the humanities are up for discussion.

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A Poetics of Neurosis

Elena Furlanetto, Dietmar Meinel (eds.)

A Poetics of Neurosis

Narratives of Normalcy and Disorder in Cultural and Literary Texts

08/2018 39,99 € *

This volume investigates how neuroses are romanticized or vilified in literary and cultural texts to illustrate unresolved cultural tensions.

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British White Trash

Mark Schmitt

British White Trash

Figurations of Tainted Whiteness in the Novels of Irvine Welsh, Niall Griffiths and John King

07/2018 39,99 € *

Major British novels examined as interdiscursive reflections of the figurations of race and class. A contribution to a critical understanding of racism and classism and its underlying cultural processes.

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The Last Pilgrimage to Eternity

Cyril L. Caspar

The Last Pilgrimage to Eternity

Protestant Paths to the Afterlife in Early Modern English Poetry

06/2018 39,99 € *

With the advent of the reformation, concepts of living and dying were profoundly reconfigured. As purgatory disappeared from the spiritual landscape, ...

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Creating Communities

Nourit Melcer-Padon

Creating Communities

Towards a Description of the Mask-function in Literature

05/2018 34,99 € *

How reading novels and getting involved in fiction can make you a full partner in shaping a better future society.

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Exploring the Fantastic

Ina Batzke, Eric C. Erbacher, Linda M. Heß, Corinna Lenhardt (eds.)

Exploring the Fantastic

Genre, Ideology, and Popular Culture

03/2018 39,99 € *

Exploring the far-reaching theoretical and cultural importance of the fantastic – this volume illuminates interdisciplinary approaches.

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Sustainability and the American Naturalist Tradition

Craig Thomas

Sustainability and the American Naturalist Tradition

Revisiting Henry D. Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, and Edward O. Wilson

02/2018 99,99 € *

How iconic American naturalists can help to develop a sustainability theory capable of solving the environmental challenges of the 21st century.

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Beyond the Civil War Hospital

Kirsten Twelbeck

Beyond the Civil War Hospital

The Rhetoric of Healing and Democratization in Northern Reconstruction Writing, 1861–1882

02/2018 49,99 € *

This book helps readers understand Reconstruction as a period of emotional turmoil that precipitated a struggle for form in cultural production.

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Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

Rüdiger Heinze

Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

01/2018 44,99 € *

This work provides an extensive, comparative discussion of US-American literature about children of immigrants from different ethnic groups and different historical contexts.

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Power Relations in Black Lives

Christa Buschendorf (ed.)

Power Relations in Black Lives

Reading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias

01/2018 39,99 € *

The contributions of this volume offer new readings of Black literature and culture by applying key concepts of relational sociology by Bourdieu and Elias.

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Born to be Criminal

Riccardo Nicolosi, Anne Hartmann (eds.)

Born to be Criminal

The Discourse on Criminality and the Practice of Punishment in Late Imperial Russia and Early Soviet Union. Interdisciplinary Approaches

11/2017 39,99 € *

This collection of essays explores the continuities and disruptions in the perceptions of criminality, its causes and ways of fighting it, in late Imperial Russia and early Soviet Union.

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Epilepsy Metaphors

Eleana Vaja

Epilepsy Metaphors

viminal Spaces of Individuation in American Literature 1990–2015

10/2017 34,99 € *

Eleana Vaja interweaves disability studies, philosophical concepts and hard science to offer a novel understanding of "the normal".

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Actors and Networks in the Megacity

Prachi More

Actors and Networks in the Megacity

A Literary Analysis of Urban Narratives

10/2017 34,99 € *

This is a concise introduction to Bruno Latour's Actor-Network Theory and its application in a literary analysis of documentary urban narratives of the 21st century.

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Sounds of a New Generation

Deborah Wallrabenstein

Sounds of a New Generation

On Contemporary Jewish-American Literature

09/2017 34,99 € *

Curious about their own Jewishness: This book offers insight into the approaches of a new generation of young Jewish American writers.

Aging in Slavic Literatures

Dagmar Gramshammer-Hohl (ed.)

Aging in Slavic Literatures

Essays in Literary Gerontology

07/2017 39,99 € *

This volume brings together contributions that investigate aging and old age as represented and narrated in Slavic literatures.

Prizing Debate

Anna Auguscik

Prizing Debate

The Fourth Decade of the Booker Prize and the Contemporary Novel in the UK

06/2017 44,99 € *

Anna Auguscik analyses the Man Booker Prize and its impact on a novel's media attention profile in relation to other participants in literary interaction.

Writing Emotions

Ingeborg Jandl, Susanne Knaller, Sabine Schönfellner, Gudrun Tockner (eds.)

Writing Emotions

Theoretical Concepts and Selected Case Studies in Literature

06/2017 39,99 € *

The collection of essays stresses the complex link between aesthetic and non-aesthetic emotional components. Readers interested in the topic will be presented with a concept of aesthetic emotions as both formative within the writing and the reading process.

Discursive Intersexions

Michaela Koch

Discursive Intersexions

Daring Bodies between Myth, Medicine, and Memoir

06/2017 39,99 € *

»Discursive Intersexions« studies representations of hermaphrodite and intersex experiences in fiction and life narratives.

Transformations of the Supernatural

Petra Schoenenberger

Transformations of the Supernatural

Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe

02/2017 32,99 € *

The tension between certainty and doubt informs Daniel Defoe's fictions. Why then would he endanger a sense of certainty by confronting the unknowable?

Poets of Protest

Michael Rodegang Drescher

Poets of Protest

Mythological Resignification in American Antebellum and German Vormärz Literature

01/2017 39,99 € *

Narratological readings of Hawthorne, Gutzkow, Brown, and Heine reveal the literary democratization of mythologies.

Fictocritical Strategies

Gerrit Haas

Fictocritical Strategies

Subverting Textual Practices of Meaning, Other, and Self-Formation

01/2017 32,99 € *

Gerrit Haas re-theorises the peculiar textual conduct of ficto/critical writing, which inextricably intersects fictional with critical discourses. He qualifies the ficto/critical as an unheard-of interventionist aesthetic of deconstruction.

Postirony

Lukas Hoffmann

Postirony

The Nonfictional Literature of David Foster Wallace and Dave Eggers

10/2016 34,99 € *

David Foster Wallace and Dave Eggers pursue a special project: Despite the reign of contemporary irony, they strive to reach the reader on a level beyond. How do they do it?

Transnational Black Dialogues

Markus Nehl

Transnational Black Dialogues

Re-Imagining Slavery in the Twenty-First Century

07/2016 34,99 € *

This transnational study focuses on black authors who, from a 21st-century perspective, revisit slavery and engage in the intricacies of (re-)appropriating slavery's archive.

andererseits – Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies

William Collins Donahue, Georg Mein, Rolf Parr (eds.)

andererseits – Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies

Vol. 4, 2015

07/2016 39,99 € *

andererseits seeks to provide a forum for research and reflections on topics related to the German-speaking world and the field of German Studies.

   
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