Cultural Melancholia: US Trauma Discourses Before and After 9/11

Christina Cavedon, University of Bern, Switzerland

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€121,00
$153.00
ISBN13: 
9789004305960
E-ISBN: 
9789004305984
Publication Date: 
August 2015
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
424 pp. no ill.
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ISSN: 
0165-9618
Volume: 
212

Deanna Smid, Brandon University, Canada

Deanna Smid presents a literary, historical account of imagination in early modern English literature, particularly imagination’s effects on the body and on women, its restraint by reason, and its ability to create novelty.
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Volume: 
221
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344037
Expected: 
September 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Ulrike Pesold, University of Regensburg

Ulrike Pesold examines the portrayal of class, gender, race and ethnicity in selected school stories by Thomas Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Enid Blyton and J.K. Rowling. She shows how the treatment of the Other develops over a period of a century and a half.
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Volume: 
220
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004341715
E-ISBN: 
9789004341722
Publication date: 
April 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Edited by Dunja M. Mohr, University of Erfurt, Germany and Birgit Däwes, Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany

This volume explores the intersections between narrative disruption and continuity in post-9/11 narratives from an interdisciplinary transnational perspective, foregrounding the transatlantic cultural memory of 9/11.
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Volume: 
218
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004318410
E-ISBN: 
9789004324220
Publication date: 
September 2016
€99,00
$119.00

Nigel Purse

In Tom Stoppard’s Plays: Patterns of Plenitude and Parsimony Nigel Purse offers a unique appraisal, on a thematic basis, of all Stoppard’s plays by identifying key patterns and uncovering at the heart of Stoppard’s theatrical plenitude the principle of parsimony.
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Volume: 
217
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004318366
E-ISBN: 
9789004319653
Publication date: 
November 2016
€175,00
$227.00

Nicholas Meihuizen, North-West University, South-Africa

In Achieving Autobiographical Form Nicholas Meihuizen argues that significant autobiographies achieve singular forms. This is demonstrated in an examination of works by Yeats, Conrad, Martin Amis, Frank Kermode, Andrew Motion, Roy Campbell, Richard Murphy, and J.M. Coetzee.
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Volume: 
216
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311039
E-ISBN: 
9789004311046
Publication date: 
February 2016
€83,00
$108.00

Jason Mark Ward, Hacettepe University, Turkey

By considering D.H. Lawrence’s stories through the lens of critically neglected short films, this book provides a fresh, forward-looking approach to Lawrence studies which engages with current adaptation theory to reflect on the evolving critical reception of the author’s tales.
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Volume: 
215
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309043
E-ISBN: 
9789004309050
Publication date: 
January 2016
€82,00
$106.00

István D. Rácz, University of Debrecen, Hungary

This book offers a discussion of the poetics of the outstanding post-1945 British poet Philip Larkin, providing evidence that Larkin’s principles of writing poetry form a logically organized system.
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Volume: 
214
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311060
E-ISBN: 
9789004311077
Publication date: 
December 2015
€76,00
$98.00

Richard Lansdown, James Cook University, Australia

This study investigates a powerful shift towards modern ideas of realism in English Romantic literature.
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Volume: 
213
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308169
E-ISBN: 
9789004308176
Publication date: 
January 2016
€70,00
$91.00

Ib Johansen, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Walking Shadows focuses on the American fantastic and the American grotesque, attempting in this manner for the first time to establish an overview of and a theoretical approach to two literary modes that have often been regarded as essential to an understanding of the American cultural canon.
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Volume: 
211
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004303706
E-ISBN: 
9789004303713
Publication date: 
August 2015
€125,00
$158.00

Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru, University of Bucharest

Through a comparison with theatrical performance the argument develops that in both theatre and fiction the concepts of performance and performativity transform classical Indian mythic poetics. In the mythic symbiosis of performance and storytelling in Indian tradition, myth becomes a liberating...
Series: 
Volume: 
210
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004292598
E-ISBN: 
9789004292604
Publication date: 
February 2015
€73,00
$93.00

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