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Uni Wissen An Introduction To The Study Of English And American Literature English Version

Author : Vera Nünning
ISBN : 9783129391099
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A compact introduction to the central subject-matter, approaches and research domains - attention is paid primarily to the most important issues and categories of literary studies, to the methodology of poetry, drama, narrative and media analysis, and to the most important elements of English and American literary history. German version: Grundkurs anglistisch-amerikanistische Literaturwissenschaft Print ISBN 9783129390290, epub 9783129391136

An Introduction To The Study Of English And American Literature

Author : Vera Nünning
ISBN : 9783129396193
Genre : Amerikanistik
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Coping With Difference

Author : Sabine Nunius
ISBN : 9783643101594
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Has British literature finally surpassed Postmodernism and are we thus currently witnessing the emergence of a new era? Choosing specific forms of engagement with difference as a starting point, the present study traces recent developments in the field of the novel and illustrates in how far these new ways of dealing with difference may be characterised as "non-postmodern". Moreover, the analysis aims to demonstrate the renewed importance of modern(ist) strategies and their employment in contemporary British fiction. Case studies of six novels complement and illuminate these findings.

Cultural Memory Studies

Author : Astrid Erll
ISBN : 9783110207262
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This handbook represents the interdisciplinary and international field of “cultural memory studies” for the first time in one volume. Articles by renowned international scholars offer readers a unique overview of the key concepts of cultural memory studies. The handbook not only documents current research in an unprecedented way; it also serves as a forum for bringing together approaches from areas as varied as sociology, political sciences, history, theology, literary studies, media studies, philosophy, psychology, and neurosciences. “Cultural memory studies” – as defined in this handbook – came into being at the beginning of the 20th century, with the works of Maurice Halbwachs on mémoire collective. In the course of the last two decades this area of research has witnessed a veritable boom in various countries and disciplines. As a consequence, the study of the relation of “culture” and “memory” has diversified into a wide range of approaches. This handbook is based on a broad understanding of “cultural memory” as the interplay of present and past in sociocultural contexts. It presents concepts for the study of individual remembering in a social context, group and family memory, national memory, the various media of memory, and finally the host of emerging transnational lieux de mémoire such as 9/11.

Travelling Concepts For The Study Of Culture

Author : Birgit Neumann
ISBN : 9783110227628
Genre : Business & Economics
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Bringing together innovative and internationally renowned experts, this volume provides concise presentations of the main concepts and cutting-edge research fields in the study of culture (rather than the infinite multitude of possible themes). More specifically, the volume outlines different models for the study of culture, explores avenues for interdisciplinary exchange, assesses key concepts and traces their travels across various disciplinary, historical and national contexts. To trace the travelling of concepts means to map both their transfer from one discipline, approach or culture of research to another, and also to identify the transformations which emerge through these processes of transfer. The volume serves to show that working with (travelling) concepts provides a unique strategy for research and research design which can open up a wide range of promising perspectives for interdisciplinary exchange. It offers an exemplary overview of an interdisciplinary and international approach to the travelling concepts that organize, structure and shape the study of culture. In doing so, the volume serves to initiate a dialogue that exceeds disciplinary and national boundaries and introduces a self-reflexive dimension to the field, thus affording a recognition of how deeply disciplinary premises and nation-specific research traditions affect different approaches in the study of culture.

Ethics In Culture

Author : Astrid Erll
ISBN : 9783110206555
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Alongside the recent cultural turn in the humanities, there has been a noticeable return to ethical considerations. With regard to literature as well as other media, this has rekindled awareness of a tension, antagonism, or even disparity between ethics and aesthetics. This volume of articles takes a more systematic and cross-disciplinary approach to the widely mooted ethical turn in literature and other media than has been pursued so far. It brings together a wide range of critical perspectives from literary studies, media and cultural memory studies, and philosophy, tracing the complex and sometimes conflicting relationship between ethics and aesthetics in theoretical contexts and individual case studies as diverse as colonial architecture, nineteenth-century literary histories, and postmodern writing and art.

An Introduction To Literary Studies

Author : Mario Klarer
ISBN : 9781135084783
Genre : Literary Collections
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In this classic beginner's guide to English literature, Mario Klarer offers a concise and accessible discussion of central issues in the study of literary texts, looking at: definitions of key terms such as literature and text the genres of fiction, poetry, drama, and film periods and classifications of literature theoretical approaches to texts the use of secondary resources guidelines for writing research essays The new and expanded edition is fully updated to include: a wider range of textual examples from world literature additional references to contemporary cinema, a section on comparative literature an extended survey of literary periods and genres recent changes in MLA guidelines information on state-of-the-art citation management software the use and abuse of online resources. The book also features suggestions for further reading as well as an extensive glossary of key terms.

Swiss Papers In English Language And Literature

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ISBN : IND:30000123757035
Genre : English philology
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An Introduction To English Phonology April Mcmahon

Author : Edinburgh University Press
ISBN : 9780748612512
Genre : Bibles
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Textbook on the English Language

Annual Report On English And American Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122751493
Genre : English philology
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