Literature and Cultural Memory

Edited by Mihaela Irimia, Dragoş Manea, and Andreea Paris, University of Bucharest

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€132,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004338869
E-ISBN: 
9789004338876
Publication Date: 
March 2017
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Hardback
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Approx. 431 pp. 7 ill.
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Francien Markx, George Mason University, USA

In E. T. A. Hoffmann, Cosmopolitanism, and the Struggle for German Opera, Francien Markx investigates Hoffmann’s writings on opera, discovering in them a number of challenges to traditional narratives of aesthetic autonomy, the search for a national opera, and Hoffmann’s biography.
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Volume: 
192
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309562
E-ISBN: 
9789004309579
Publication date: 
November 2015
€133,00
$172.00

Edited by Claire Davison, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France, and Gerri Kimber, University of Northampton, UK

The volume traces the literary, cultural and biographical influence of both French arts and philosophy, and émigré life in France, on Mansfield’s evolution as a key modernist writer, setting her within the geographies and cultural dynamics of Anglo-French modernism.
Series: 
Volume: 
191
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283688
E-ISBN: 
9789004284135
Publication date: 
February 2016
€80,00
$104.00

Christoph Senft, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and Pune University, India

Christoph Senft provides a set of re-readings of contemporary Indian narrative texts as decolonial and pluralistic approaches to the past and thus offers a comprehensive overview of the subcontinent’s literary landscape in the 21st century.
Series: 
Volume: 
190
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309067
E-ISBN: 
9789004277007
Publication date: 
January 2016
€80,00
$104.00

Edited by John A. McCarthy, Vanderbilt University, Stephanie M. Hilger, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Heather I. Sullivan, Trinity University and Nicholas Saul, University of Durham

It explores for the first time the life-force (Lebenskraft) debate in Germany, which was manifest in philosophical reflection, medical treatise, scientific experimentation, theoretical physics, aesthetic theory, and literary practice esp.1740-1920. The history of vitalism is considered in the...
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Volume: 
189
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309029
E-ISBN: 
9789004309036
Publication date: 
January 2016
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Ralf Hertel, University of Trier, Germany, and David Malcolm, University of Gdańsk, Poland

On John Berger: Telling Stories is the first collection of essays exploring the multi-facetted, genre-crossing work of John Berger from an interdisciplinary perspective.
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Volume: 
188
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306127
E-ISBN: 
9789004308114
Publication date: 
October 2015
€97,00
$126.00

Sandra Vlasta, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany and Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

Rarely has ‘migration literature’ been understood as ‘literature on the topic of migration’, which is an approach this book adopts by presenting a comparative analysis of contemporary texts on experiences of migration.
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Volume: 
187
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305991
E-ISBN: 
9789004306004
Publication date: 
October 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Dobrota Pucherová, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, and University of Vienna, and Róbert Gáfrik, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, and Trnava University, Slovakia

An analysis of post-communist identity reconstructions under the impact of experiences such as migration and displacement, collective memory and trauma, and cultural self-colonization. The book facilitates a mutually productive dialogue between postcolonialism and post-communism, mapping the rich...
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Volume: 
186
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004303843
E-ISBN: 
9789004303850
Publication date: 
August 2015
€105,00
$134.00

Kamila Pawlikowska, Seikei University, Tokyo

Anti-Portraits: Poetics of the Face in Modern English, Polish and Russian Literature (1835-1965) examines prose portraits which challenge the belief that the face reflects character. Their authors consider physiognomy as a form of aesthetic dictatorship conducive to stereotyping and racism.
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Volume: 
185
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004302259
E-ISBN: 
9789004302266
Publication date: 
October 2015
€65,00
$84.00

Edited by Hermann Blume, Christoph Leitgeb, and Michael Rössner, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Culture studies try to understand how people assume identities and perceive reality. In this light narration is a fundamental cultural technique. What is considered "fictitious" or "real" no longer separates narratives from an "outside" they refer to, but rather represents different narratives. ...
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Volume: 
183
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004182929
E-ISBN: 
9789004184121
Publication date: 
May 2015
€69,00
$87.00

Edited by Hanjo Berressem, Universität zu Köln, Günter Blamberger, Universität zu Köln, and Sebastian Goth, Universität zu Köln

This volume deals with the enduring presence of one of Western culture's most fascinating and influential figures in ancient, modern, and postmodern art and literature: Venus/Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality.
Series: 
Volume: 
182
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004292475
E-ISBN: 
9789004292536
Publication date: 
February 2015
€68,00
$86.00

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