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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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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

06/2018 39,99 € *

The volume analyzes the mechanisms behind and the implications of racialized power relations in German society and the humanities.

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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 49,99 € *

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

11/2017 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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Epilepsy Metaphors

Eleana Vaja

Epilepsy Metaphors

Liminal 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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Sounds of a New Generation

Deborah Wallrabenstein

Sounds of a New Generation

On Contemporary Jewish-American Literature

10/2017 34,99 € *

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

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.

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.

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.

Memoirs of Well-Being

Tanja Reiffenrath

Memoirs of Well-Being

Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability

06/2016 39,99 € *

The "case studies" show how contemporary illness and disability memoirs effectively subvert traditional narratives and shift the focus to "well-being".

Performing Authorship

Sonja Longolius

Performing Authorship

Strategies of »Becoming an Author« in the Works of Paul Auster, Candice Breitz, Sophie Calle, and Jonathan Safran Foer

06/2016 39,99 € *

As an interdisciplinary work of cultural and literary studies, this book develops a concept of »performative authorship« by examining different strategies of becoming an author.

Toward Diversity and Emancipation

Marcel Thoene

Toward Diversity and Emancipation

(Re-)Narrating Space in the Contemporary American Novel

06/2016 44,99 € *

Space, America, Narrative Theory, Novels. This book unites these paradigms in critical readings of four major contemporary American authors: Jonathan Franzen, Toni Morrison, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Sherman Alexie.

Houses, Secrets, and the Closet

Gero Bauer

Houses, Secrets, and the Closet

Locating Masculinities from the Gothic Novel to Henry James

04/2016 34,99 € *

This study investigates the literary production of masculinities and their relation to secrets and sexualities in English literature from the early Gothic until the turn of the twentieth century.

Geographies of Love

Christian Lenz

Geographies of Love

The Cultural Spaces of Romance in Chick- and Ladlit

04/2016 39,99 € *

»What's love got to do with it?« This study presents a transcultural literary expedition into the spaces of a relationship: the home, the workplace and the spaces of leisure.

Traces of Aging

Marta Cerezo Moreno, Nieves Pascual Soler (eds.)

Traces of Aging

Old Age and Memory in Contemporary Narrative

03/2016 32,99 € *

This collection examines how narratives condition the experience of old age departing from Paul Ricoeur's concept of »trace« as the mark of time.

DiverCity – Global Cities as a Literary Phenomenon

Melanie U. Pooch

DiverCity – Global Cities as a Literary Phenomenon

Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles in a Globalizing Age

02/2016 34,99 € *

This work provides the connecting link for exploring the triad of globalization and its effects, global cities as cultural nodal points, and cultural diversity in a globalizing age as a literary phenomenon.

Intersex Narratives

Viola Amato (verst.)

Intersex Narratives

Shifts in the Representation of Intersex Lives in North American Literature and Popular Culture

02/2016 49,99 € *

Intersex activists reclaim their narratives from the medical hegemony. How do cultural productions negotiate this recent shift in ideas about intersex?

Miranda July's Intermedial Art

Antje Czudaj

Miranda July's Intermedial Art

The Creative Class Between Self-Help and Individualism

02/2016 34,99 € *

Dear life, do you want to hang out tonight? This first in-depth study of Miranda July's art provides astonishing insights into a versatile and creative mind.

Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.

Julia Sattler (ed.)

Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.

Spaces, Communities, Representations

01/2016 39,99 € *

This volume investigates urban transformations in the USA, integrating research from literary and cultural studies, urban studies and history. Its focus is on 20th century cultural and literary representations of US urbanities.

   
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