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Ananse und andere Erzählungen aus Afrika

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Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
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ISBN 10 : 9783643139139
Pages : 367 pages
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Download Ananse und andere Erzählungen aus Afrika PDF Full Free by Else Bernadette Unterrainer and published by LIT Verlag Münster. This book was released on 2018-06-28 with total page 367 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Der Band entstand aus einer Kooperation von Erzählforschenden aus Benin, Ghana und Deutschland. Die Beiträge in deutscher und englischer Sprache beschäftigen sich mit Ananse, dem Spinnenmann, der zentralen Gestalt der westafrikanischen Erzähltradition sowie mit anderen Phänomenen der narrativen Kulturen in Afrika: Dabei werten sie schriftliches Material aus, präsentieren Quellen aus eigener Feldforschung, berichten über Projekte, bei denen mediale Umsetzungen von oralen Überlieferungen erprobt wurden: Rollenspiel und Theater in einer dörflichen Kommunität, zeichnerische Gestaltungen von Jugendlichen in einem städtischen Slum. Besondere Bedeutung kommt dem Film zu. Eine DVD mit Beispielen für die performative Transformation als Spielfilm ist beigefügt.


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Poetic Revolutionaries

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Publisher : Rodopi
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ISBN 10 : 9789401210355
Pages : 324 pages
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Download Poetic Revolutionaries PDF Full Free by Marion May Campbell and published by Rodopi. This book was released on 2014-01-10 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Poetic Revolutionaries is an exploration of the relationship between radical textual practice, social critique and subversion. From an introduction considering recent debates regarding the cultural politics of intertextuality allied to avant-garde practice, the study proceeds to an exploration of texts by a range of writers for whom formal and poetic experimentation is allied to a subversive politics: Jean Genet, Monique Wittig, Angela Carter, Kathy Acker, Kathleen Mary Fallon, Kim Scott and Brian Castro. Drawing on theories of avant-garde practice, intertextuality, parody, representation, and performance such as those of Mikhaïl Bakhtin, Julia Kristeva, Gérard Genette, Margaret A. Rose, Linda Hutcheon, Fredric Jameson, Ross Chambers and Judith Butler, these readings explore how a confluence of writing strategies – covering the structural, narratological, stylistic and scenographic – can work to boost a text’s subversive power.


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The Secret Violence of Henry Miller

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Publisher : Camden House
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ISBN 10 : 9781571134844
Pages : 242 pages
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Download The Secret Violence of Henry Miller PDF Full Free by Katy Masuga and published by Camden House. This book was released on 2011 with total page 242 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Miller as a writer whose work does something more profound and violent to literary conventions than produce novel effects: it announces the possibility of difference and instability within language itself.


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Elisabeth Tarakanow und andere Erzählungen

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ISBN 10 : IND:30000128159443
Pages : 349 pages
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After the Stasi

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ISBN 10 : 9781472567611
Pages : 288 pages
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Download After the Stasi PDF Full Free by Annie Ring and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2015-10-22 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Why did so many citizens of the GDR agree to collaborate with the Stasi? Reading works of literature since German unification in the light of previously unseen files from the archives of the Stasi, After the Stasi uncovers how writers to the present day have explored collaboration as a challenge to the sovereignty of subjectivity. Annie Ring here interweaves close analysis of literary fiction and life-writing by former Stasi spies and victims with documents from the archive, new readings from literary modernism and cultural theories of the self. In its pursuit of the strange power of the Stasi, the book introduces an archetypal character in the writing of German unification: one who is not sovereign over her or his actions, but instead is compelled by an imperative to collaborate – an imperative that persists in new forms in the post-Cold War age. Ring's study identifies a monumental historical shift after 1989, from a collaboration that took place in concert with others, in a manner that could be recorded in the archive, to the more isolated and ultimately less accountable complicities of the capitalist present. While considering this shift in the most recent texts by East German writers, Ring provocatively suggests that their accounts of collaboration under the Stasi, and of the less-than-sovereign subjectivity to which it attests, remain urgent for understanding the complicities to which we continue to consent in the present day.


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A Companion to the Works of Franz Kafka

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Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
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ISBN 10 : 1571133364
Pages : 396 pages
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Download A Companion to the Works of Franz Kafka PDF Full Free by James Rolleston and published by Boydell & Brewer. This book was released on 2006 with total page 396 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New essays by leading scholars on the most perplexing of modern writers, Franz Kafka.


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Uncountable

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ISBN 10 : 9780226647036
Pages : 432 pages
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Download Uncountable PDF Full Free by David Nirenberg and published by University of Chicago Press. This book was released on 2021-10-25 with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ranging from math to literature to philosophy, Uncountable explains how numbers triumphed as the basis of knowledge—and compromise our sense of humanity. Our knowledge of mathematics has structured much of what we think we know about ourselves as individuals and communities, shaping our psychologies, sociologies, and economies. In pursuit of a more predictable and more controllable cosmos, we have extended mathematical insights and methods to more and more aspects of the world. Today those powers are greater than ever, as computation is applied to virtually every aspect of human activity. Yet, in the process, are we losing sight of the human? When we apply mathematics so broadly, what do we gain and what do we lose, and at what risk to humanity? These are the questions that David and Ricardo L. Nirenberg ask in Uncountable, a provocative account of how numerical relations became the cornerstone of human claims to knowledge, truth, and certainty. There is a limit to these number-based claims, they argue, which they set out to explore. The Nirenbergs, father and son, bring together their backgrounds in math, history, literature, religion, and philosophy, interweaving scientific experiments with readings of poems, setting crises in mathematics alongside world wars, and putting medieval Muslim and Buddhist philosophers in conversation with Einstein, Schrödinger, and other giants of modern physics. The result is a powerful lesson in what counts as knowledge and its deepest implications for how we live our lives.


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Self-reflection in Literature

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Publisher : BRILL
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ISBN 10 : 9789004407114
Pages : 295 pages
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Download Self-reflection in Literature PDF Full Free by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2019-12-16 with total page 295 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Self-reflection in Literature provides the first diachronic panorama of genres, forms, and functions of literary self-reflexivity and their connections with social, political and philosophical discourses from the 17th century to the present.


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Technology and the Soul

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781000176421
Pages : 360 pages
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Download Technology and the Soul PDF Full Free by Wolfgang Giegerich and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2020-04-13 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: C. G. Jung famously declared that it is not the psyche that is in us, but rather we who are in the psyche. Updating this insight, the second volume of Wolfgang Giegerich’s Collected English Papers examines what must be regarded as the most all-encompassing presence of our lives today: technological civilization. Living within technology, we now find that what we had formerly regarded as psychological phenomena—our feelings and emotions, images and dreams—have been superseded by phenomena bearing the predicates "artificial," "manufactured," and "virtual." Television, the World Wide Web, and the nuclear bomb are cases in point. Far from being mere things among things, each of these has transformed the whole of man’s world-relation. Though deplored by many as soulless on this account, these phenomena, it may be argued, are the real gods, the real archetypes, of the soul today. Psychologically it is not what we think and feel about them that counts, but what they think, what they feel.


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Writing Emotions

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Publisher : transcript Verlag
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ISBN 10 : 9783839437933
Pages : 384 pages
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Download Writing Emotions PDF Full Free by Ingeborg Jandl and published by transcript Verlag. This book was released on 2018-07-31 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After a long period of neglect, emotions have become an important topic within literary studies. This collection of essays stresses the complex link between aesthetic and non-aesthetic emotional components and discusses emotional patterns by focusing on the practice of writing as well as on the impact of such patterns on receptive processes. Readers interested in the topic will be presented with a concept of aesthetic emotions as formative both within the writing and the reading process. Essays, ranging in focus from the beginning of modern drama to digital formats and theoretical questions, examine examples from English, German, French, Russian and American literature. Contributors include Angela Locatelli, Vera Nünning, and Gesine Lenore Schiewer.


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The Management of Hate

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Publisher : Princeton University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781400883653
Pages : 320 pages
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Download The Management of Hate PDF Full Free by Nitzan Shoshan and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2016-08-09 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Since German reunification in 1990, there has been widespread concern about marginalized young people who, faced with bleak prospects for their future, have embraced increasingly violent forms of racist nationalism that glorify the country's Nazi past. The Management of Hate, Nitzan Shoshan’s riveting account of the year and a half he spent with these young right-wing extremists in East Berlin, reveals how they contest contemporary notions of national identity and defy the clichés that others use to represent them. Shoshan situates them within what he calls the governance of affect, a broad body of discourses and practices aimed at orchestrating their attitudes toward cultural difference—from legal codes and penal norms to rehabilitative techniques and pedagogical strategies. Governance has conventionally been viewed as rational administration, while emotions have ordinarily been conceived of as individual states. Shoshan, however, convincingly questions both assumptions. Instead, he offers a fresh view of governance as pregnant with affect and of hate as publicly mediated and politically administered. Shoshan argues that the state’s policies push these youths into a right-extremist corner instead of integrating them in ways that could curb their nationalist racism. His point is certain to resonate across European and non-European contexts where, amid robust xenophobic nationalisms, hate becomes precisely the object of public dispute. Powerful and compelling, The Management of Hate provides a rare and disturbing look inside Germany’s right-wing extremist world, and shines critical light on a German nationhood haunted by its own historical contradictions.


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The Sublime in Kant and Beckett

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Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
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ISBN 10 : 3110171260
Pages : 330 pages
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Download The Sublime in Kant and Beckett PDF Full Free by Bjørn K. Myskja and published by Walter de Gruyter. This book was released on 2002 with total page 330 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Beckett's novel Molloy and the question how this work evokes a particular kind of feeling associated with its exhibition of meaninglessness, namely the feeling of the sublime, is the point of departure for this study. Kant's theory of the sublime is interpreted within the framework of his aesthetic and moral theories, suggesting a way to understand the claim to universal validity for aesthetic judgements. Kant claims that the judgement of the sublime serves morality but he fails to provide this link, so a theory of how this aesthetic judgement can contribute to the cultivation of moral character is developed. It is argued that Kant held that art, including narrative art like the novel, can be sublime. Kant's theory of the sublime is shown to be relevant for modern works of art, and the application of this Kantian framework throws new light on the discussion of the moral aspects of Beckett's literary work. According to this account, Molloy is a sublime work of art, and despite its amoral content can serve the reader's moral cultivation.


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Kundera and the Ambiguity of Authorship

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Publisher : MHRA
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ISBN 10 : 9781907322112
Pages : 198 pages
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Download Kundera and the Ambiguity of Authorship PDF Full Free by Christine Angela Knoop and published by MHRA. This book was released on 2011 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The scholarly debate about authorship has not only transcended all aspects of literary studies, but has also prompted contemporary authors to counter, subvert, and challenge it. One author to whom this applies in particular is Milan Kundera. In this study, Christine Knoop re-examines Kundera's essayistic and novelistic work against the background of the theoretical paradigms of literary authority, intention, and ownership. In so doing, she demonstrates how he overcomes traditional theoretical distinctions by postulating the existence of both a strong, powerful author figure and of potentially boundless literary meaning. Kundera's radically ambiguous conception of the author in the novel, developed primarily to influence the reader, is discussed and developed to cast new light on the critical debate about authorship at large while maintaining his primary conjecture that authorship as such is perpetually hybrid, dynamic, and unfinished.


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The Skin of the System

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Publisher : Stanford University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780804762472
Pages : 369 pages
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Download The Skin of the System PDF Full Free by Benjamin Robinson and published by Stanford University Press. This book was released on 2009 with total page 369 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Skin of the System objects to the idea that there is only one modernity—that of liberal capitalism. Starting from the simple conviction that whatever else East German socialism was, it was real, this book focuses on what made historical socialism different from social systems in the West. In this way, the study elicits the general question: what must we think in order to think an other system at all? To approach this question, Robinson turns to the remarkable writer Franz Fühmann, the East German who most single-mindedly dedicated himself to understanding what it means to transform from fascism to socialism. Fühmann's own serial loyalties to Hitler and Stalin inform his existential meditations on change and difference. By placing Fühmann's politically alert and intensely personal literary inventions in the context of an inquiry into radical social rupture, The Skin of the System wrests the brutal materiality of twentieth-century socialism from attempts to provincialize both its desires and its failures as antimodern ideological follies.


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The Underside of Politics

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Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780823254347
Pages : 253 pages
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Download The Underside of Politics PDF Full Free by Sorin Radu Cucu and published by Fordham Univ Press. This book was released on 2013-11 with total page 253 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explores the relation between nationhood, literary culture and globalism in the context of the Cold War struggle over the legacy of European modernity, a struggle to represent diverse experiences of the political, after World War II and colonialism. This book argues that, during the Cold War, modern political imagination is held captive by the split between two visions of universality -- freedom in the West vs. social justice in the East -- and by a culture of secrecy that ties national identity to national security. The significance of Cold War political modernity is made evident in the staging of dialogues between post-1945 American and Eastern European novelists: Kundera with Roth, Coover with Popescu and Kis and DeLillo.


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Between Exile and Return

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ISBN 10 : 9781438406855
Pages : 250 pages
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Download Between Exile and Return PDF Full Free by Anne Golomb Hoffman and published by State University of New York Press. This book was released on 2012-02-01 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This innovative study of the modern Hebrew writer, S. Y. Agnon, offers new insight into his literary transformations of Jewish themes and sources. With particular attention to Kafka, Hoffman situates Agnon in the context of twentieth-century literature and examines such central issues in Agnon’s art as the relationship of the literary text to traditions of sacred writings, the place of the book in culture, and the relationship of writing to the body. Agnon’s writing moves between exile and return, enacting dramas of presence and absence, and attachment and loss. From the images of sacred texts found in some of his short fiction to the ideological conflicts that inform his larger novels, this book traces the geographical-cultural sweep of Agnon’s writing, as it moves through Eastern and Western Europe, positioning the Diaspora in relation to a Jerusalem that is both mundane and spiritual. Hoffman examines the ways in which Agnon’s writing produces an autobiographical myth that joins the figure of the writer to the life-history of the larger community of Israel. Moving from stories of writer and writing to the broader cultural canvas of several major novels, the author concludes with an analysis of the ways in which the fiction prompts interrogation of major cultural constructions concerning gender, the formative passage of the subject through the Oedipus complex, and the dissociation of culture from the body.


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The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints

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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015082987036
Pages : 712 pages
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Download The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints PDF Full Free by Library of Congress and published by . This book was released on 1973 with total page 712 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:


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