The Cambridge Companion to `Frankenstein'


Author: Andrew Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107086191
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 288
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Sixteen original essays by leading scholars on Mary Shelley's novel provide an introduction to Frankenstein and its various critical contexts.

The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley


Author: Esther Schor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521007702
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 289
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'The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley' helps readers to assess for themselves her remarkable body of work. In clear, accessible essays, a distinguished group of scholars place Shelley's works in several historical and aesthetic contexts.

The Cambridge Companion to American Gothic


Author: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107117143
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 268
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This Companion offers a thorough overview of the diversity of the American Gothic tradition from its origins to the present.

The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the Romantic Period


Author: Richard Maxwell,Katie Trumpener
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139827911
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: N.A
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While poetry has been the genre most closely associated with the Romantic period, the novel of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries has attracted many more readers and students in recent years. Its canon has been widened to include less well known authors alongside Jane Austen, Walter Scott, Maria Edgeworth and Thomas Love Peacock. Over the last generation, especially, a remarkable range of popular works from the period have been re-discovered and reread intensively. This Companion offers an overview of British fiction written between roughly the mid-1760s and the early 1830s and is an ideal guide to the major authors, historical and cultural contexts, and later critical reception. The contributors to this volume represent the most up-to-date directions in scholarship, charting the ways in which the period's social, political and intellectual redefinitions created new fictional subjects, forms and audiences.

The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction


Author: Jerrold E. Hogle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521794664
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 327
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Provides a survey of literary gothicism from its origins in Renaissance revenge tragedy, through eighteenth century novels and plays, to nineteenth and twentieth century film and fiction.

Frankenstein oder Der moderne Prometheus


Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: Tredition Classics
ISBN: 9783849536558
Category:
Page: 228
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Diese Hardcover-Ausgabe ist Teil der TREDITION CLASSICS. Der Verlag tredition aus Hamburg veroffentlicht in der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS Werke aus mehr als zwei Jahrtausenden. Diese waren zu einem Grossteil vergriffen oder nur noch antiquarisch erhaltlich. Mit TREDITION CLASSICS verfolgt tredition das Ziel, tausende Klassiker der Weltliteratur verschiedener Sprachen wieder als gedruckte Bucher zu verlegen - und das weltweit! Die Buchreihe dient zur Bewahrung der Literatur und Forderung der Kultur. Sie tragt so dazu bei, dass viele tausend Werke nicht in Vergessenheit geraten

Zastrozzi

eine Romanze und andere Frühschriften
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783888491252
Category:
Page: 223
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Mister Creecher


Author: Chris Priestley
Publisher: arsEdition
ISBN: 3845801530
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 416
View: 4510

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London, 1818. Es sind schwere Zeiten, gefährliche Zeiten – besonders für einen 15-jährigen Straßenjungen, der ganz allein um sein Überleben kämpft! Und so geht Billy, der Taschendieb, einen gewagten Handel ein.

The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthuman


Author: Bruce Clarke,Manuela Rossini
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316757242
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: N.A
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The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthuman is the first work of its kind to gather diverse critical treatments of the posthuman and posthumanism together in a single volume. Fifteen scholars from six different countries address the historical and aesthetic dimensions of posthuman figures alongside posthumanism as a new paradigm in the critical humanities. The three parts and their chapters trace the history of the posthuman in literature and other media, including film and video games, and identify major political, philosophical, and techno-scientific issues raised in the literary and cinematic narratives of the posthuman and posthumanist discourses. The volume surveys the key works, primary modes, and critical theories engaged by depictions of the posthuman and discussions about posthumanism.

Die Ruinen


Author: Constantin-François Volney
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783744721288
Category:
Page: 380
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The Cambridge Companion to the Modern Gothic


Author: Jerrold E. Hogle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107023564
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 292
View: 1970

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Explores the Gothic across literature, film, and cyberspace, revealing how it has proliferated since 1900 as an expression of modernity.

The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction


Author: Edward James,Farah Mendlesohn
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521016575
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 295
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Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields. It is a literature which draws on popular culture, and which engages in speculation about science, history, and all types of social relations. This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction, which look at the genre from these different angles. It examines science fiction from Thomas More to the present day, and introduces important critical approaches including Marxism, postmodernism, feminism and queer theory. A number of well-known science fiction writers contribute to this volume.

Ich versprach dir die Liebe

Roman
Author: Priscille Sibley
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3838745841
Category: Fiction
Page: 447
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Nach einem tragischen Unfall liegt Elle im Koma, ohne Hoffnung auf Heilung. Schon immer hat sie sich gegen lebensverlängernde Maßnahmen ausgesprochen. Doch dann erfährt ihr Ehemann: Seine Frau ist schwanger - und er weigert sich, die Maschinen abstellen zu lassen. Was bedeutet es, über Leben und Tod eines geliebten Menschen, der keine Stimme mehr hat, entscheiden zu müssen? Davon handelt dieser weise Roman und erzählt zugleich eine unglaublich anrührende Liebesgeschichte.

The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Opera


Author: Mervyn Cooke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521780094
Category: Music
Page: 374
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This Companion celebrates the extraordinary riches of the twentieth-century operatic repertoire in a collection of specially commissioned essays written by a distinguished team of academics, critics and practitioners. Beginning with a discussion of the century's vital inheritance from late-romantic operatic traditions in Germany and Italy, the text embraces fresh investigations into various aspects of the genre in the modern age, with a comprehensive coverage of the work of individual composers from Debussy and Schoenberg to John Adams and Harrison Birtwistle. Traditional stylistic categorizations (including symbolism, expressionism, neo-classicism and minimalism) are reassessed from new critical perspectives, and the distinctive operatic traditions of Continental and Eastern Europe, Russia and the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and United States are subjected to fresh scrutiny. The volume includes essays devoted to avant-garde music theatre, operettas and musicals, filmed opera, and ends with a discussion of the position of the genre in today's cultural marketplace.

Die Schwanendiebe

Roman
Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: Piper Edition
ISBN: 3492977456
Category: Fiction
Page: 672
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Der Psychiater Andrew Marlow behauptet, selbst die Steine zum Sprechen zu bringen. Doch sein neuer Patient, der Maler Robert Oliver erschüttert sein Selbstverständnis. Oliver zerstörte in rasender Wut ein berühmtes Gemälde in der National Gallery of Arts und wird so zu Marlows Patient. Oliver verweigert jegliche Kooperation und so begibt sich Marlow auf eigene Faust in eine Reise in Olivers Vergangenheit. Was folgt, ist die Spurensuche einer großen, einer unglaublichen Liebesgeschichte. »Elizabeth Kostova erzählt von Irrsinn und Leidenschaft - in der Kunst wie im Leben.« Freundin

The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music


Author: Nicholas Collins,Julio d' Escrivan Rincón
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521868610
Category: Music
Page: 287
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A contributory volume covering the history and current scene of electronic music.

Das Geheimnis der Lady Audley

Ein viktorianischer Krimi
Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Publisher: Dryas Verlag
ISBN: 3941408534
Category: Fiction
Page: 340
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Ein Londoner Anwalt versucht, den Mord an seinem Freund aufzuklären, doch die wunderschöne Lady Audley will dies mit allen Mitteln verhindern. Ihm wird schnell klar, dass Lady Audley ein dunkles Geheimnis hütet. Um den Mörder seines Freundes finden zu können, muss er es lüften. Ein spannendes Katz-und-Maus-Spiel beginnt zwischen dem jungen Mann und der mysteriösen Frau. Hochgelobt von den damaligen Kritikern erlebte "Lady Audley's Secret" bereits im Jahr seines Erscheinens, 1862, einen bis dahin unerreichten Erfolg. Braddons Buch wurde übersetzt, verfilmt und auf die Theaterbühnen der Welt gebracht.