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  1. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

    Ernest Walker Marwick(Author); Ernest Marwick(Author)

    $18.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476923
    Published by : Origin
    The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’.

    Ori... .... Learn More
  2. The Wounded Self

    The Wounded Self: Writing Illness in Twenty-First-Century German Literature [Paperback]

    Nina Schmidt(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640141346
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 190
    In the German-speaking world there has been a new wave - intensifying since 2007 - of autobiographically inspired writing on illness and disability, death and dying. Nina Schmidt's book takes this writing seriously as literature,examining how the ... .... Learn More
  3. Written under the Skin

    Written under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa [Paperback]

    Carli Coetzee(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847013248
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 5
    In this book the author argues that a younger generation of South Africans is developing important and innovative ways of understanding South African pasts, and that challenge the narratives that have over the last decades been informed by notions... .... Learn More
  4. Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature

    Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature [Hardback]

    Jessica Ortner(Author); Jessica Ortner Nielsen(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140226
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    Preserving the memory of the Holocaust as a moral and ethical limit case is key to the European Union's attempt to construct a pan-European identity. But with the Eastern expansion of the EU, new member states have challenged the Holocaust's singu... .... Learn More
  5. Forgeries and Historical Writing in England, France, and Flanders, 900-1200

    Forgeries and Historical Writing in England, France, and Flanders, 900-1200 [Hardback]

    Robert F. Berkhofer III(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276912
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  6. The Pebbled Beach at Pentecost

    The Pebbled Beach at Pentecost [Paperback]

    Andrew Lemon(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9781922669247
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Vernon Lee Walker, a young Englishman from industrial Wolverhampton, meets his death on a beach on Pentecost Island in the South Pacific on the eve of Christmas 1887.

    Why did Vernon die, in what circumstances, and who was responsible? Was... .... Learn More
  7. Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement

    Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement [Hardback]

    Uhuru Portia Phalafala(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012777
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 10
    The cultural configurations of the Black Atlantic and, more broadly, the Black diaspora, cannot be fully understood without recognizing the presence and extensive influence of writers and artists from the African continent itself, among these the ... .... Learn More
  8. Heinrich von Kleist

    Heinrich von Kleist: Literary and Philosophical Paradigms [Hardback]

    Jeffrey L. High(Editor); Rebecca Stewart(Editor); Elaine Chen(Editor); Paul Michael Lützeler(Contributor); Gail K. Hart(Contributor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781640140967
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 226
    Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) was a rebel who upset canonization by employing his predecessors and contemporaries as what Steven Howe calls "inspirational foils." It was precisely a keen awareness of literary and philosophical traditio... .... Learn More
  9. Great Books by German Women in the Age of Emotion, 1770-1820

    Great Books by German Women in the Age of Emotion, 1770-1820 [Hardback]

    Margaretmary Daley(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140974
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    Volume: 7
    Literature written by women in German during the "Age of Goethe" was largely considered unworthy Trivialliteratur. Using insights from Gender Studies yet acknowledging the need for a literary canon, Great Books by German... .... Learn More
  10. The World as Metaphor in Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities

    The World as Metaphor in Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities: Possibility as Reality [Paperback]

    Genese Grill(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640141278
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 127
    Robert Musil, known to be a scientific and philosophical thinker, was committed to aesthetics as a process of experimental creation of an ever-shifting reality. Musil wanted, above all, to be a creative writer, and obsessively engaged in almost en... .... Learn More

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