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Conquering Women: Women and War in the German Cultural Imagination

Hilary Collier Sy-Quia (Editor), Susanne Baackmann (Editor)

Susanne Baackmann received her PhD in German Studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993 with her dissertation, Erklar mir Liebe: Weibliche Schreibweisen von Liebe in der Gegenwartsliteratur (Explain Love to Me: How Women Write Lov
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Erklar mir Liebe: Weibliche Schreibweisen von Liebe in der Gegenwartsliteratur

Susanne Baackmann

Susanne Baackmann received her PhD in German Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and joined the University of New Mexico faculty in 1993.
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Metaphors of Invention and Dissension

Rajeshwari S Vallury

Metaphors of Invention and Dissension studies the relationship between aesthetics and politics in the postcolonial Algerian novel, proposing that postcolonial literature demonstrates a conscious, rational, and deliberate engagement with the question
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Juvenal's Global Awareness: Circulation, Connectivity, and Empire

Osman Umurhan

Osman Umurhan, Assistant Professor of Classics, has just published his first book with Routledge Press entitled Juvenal's Global Awareness: Circulation, Connectivity, and Empire. His book applies theories of globalization to an investigation of the
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Scoring Race: Jazz, Fiction, and Francophone Africa

Pim Higginson

Scoring Race: Jazz, Fiction, and Francophone Africa  (Boydell and Brewer, 2017) is a comparative study of the interwar reception of jazz in France and of the impact of this jazz imaginary on a generation of Francophone African authors. Writers
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Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Syntax-Discourse Interface in Heritage Grammars

Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan

In Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Syntax-Discourse Interface in Heritage Grammars, Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan investigates comprehension and production of anaphoric dependencies with null and overt subject pronouns. She discusses the divergent
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Homeric Durability: Telling Time in the Iliad

Lorenzo F Garcia Jr

The Iliad defines its poetic goal as preserving the kleos aphthiton, “fame unwithered,” (IX.413) of its hero, Achilles. But how are we to understand the status of the “unwithered” in the Iliad? In Homeric Durability, Lorenzo
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Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World

Monica S Cyrino

This dynamic collection of original essays by leading international film scholars and classicists addresses the provocative representation of sexuality in the ancient world on screen. Throughout the history of cinema, filmmakers have returned to the
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Von Eierschwammerlhohen zur D. H. Lawrence Ranch (German Edition)

Peter Pabisch

Creative literature, translations into English, French and Spanish, critical and artistic contributions were pinpointed intellectually during a cultural symposium in the Rockies in the summer of 2007. For three weeks, members of the Austrian PEN-Cen
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Empires of Love: Europe, Asia, and the Making of Early Modern Identity

Carmen Nocentelli

Through literary and historical documents from the early sixteenth to late seventeenth centuries—epic poetry, private correspondence, secular dramas, and colonial legislation—Carmen Nocentelli charts the Western fascination with the eros
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'Surfacing' the Politics of Desire: Literature, Feminism, and Myth

Rajeshwari S Vallury

‘Surfacing’ the Politics of Desire: Literature, Feminism, and Myth questions dominant feminist approaches to the literary representation of gender by revisiting the supposition that male-authored texts are impelled by the will to erase f
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Legal Oppositional Narrative

Stephen L. Bishop

This book examines the possibilities of opposition to government-supported, dominant social orders through legal writing using post-Independence (1960-61) Cameroon as its example. 'Legal writing' in this case encompasses traditional fictional works
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Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo

Lorie Brau

An introduction to the theatrical art of comic storytelling that originated in the Edo period, Rakugo sheds light on Japanese culture as a whole: its aesthetics, social relations, and learning styles. Enriched with personal anecdotes, Rakugo explica
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Aphrodite: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

Monica S Cyrino

Aphrodite explores the many myths and meanings of the Greek goddess of love, sex and beauty. One of the most widely worshipped and popular deities in Greek antiquity, Aphrodite emerges from the imaginations of the ancient Greek writers and artists a
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