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Mystical Islam and Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary German Literature: Openness to Alterity

Twist, Joseph.
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(2018)  | 9781640140103 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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At a time when the place of Muslims in German society is being disputed, thisbook explores how four contemporary German writers of Muslim backgrounds - ZaferSenocak, SAID, Feridun Zaimoglu, and Navid Kermani - point beyond identitypolitics and suggest new ways of thinking about religion and community....

Nordic literature : a comparative history. volume i: spatial nodes.

DuBois, Thomas A. Ringgaard, Dan. Sandberg, Mark B. Sondrup, Steven P.
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(2017)  | 9789027234681 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 760pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Nordic Literature: A comparative history is a multi-volume comparative analysis of the literature of the Nordic region. Bringing together the literature of Finland, continental Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Spmi), and the insular region (Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands), each volume...

A Pedagogy of Observation: Nineteenth-Century Panoramas, German Literature, and Reading Culture

BYRD, Vance.
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(2017)  | 9781611488548 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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A Pedagogy of Observation argues that the fascination with learning about thepast and new locations in panoramic form spread far from the traditional sitesof popular entertainment and amusement. Although painted panoramas captivatedaudiences from Hamburg to Leipzig and Berlin to Vienna, relatively few...

The Saint and the Saga Hero: Hagiography and Early Icelandic Literature

Grønlie, Siân E. Grønlie, Siân E.
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(2017)  | 9781843844815 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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The relationship between that most popular of medieval genres, the saint's life,and the sagas of the Icelanders is investigated here. Although saga heroes arerarely saints themselves - indeed rather the reverse - they interact with saintsin a variety of ways: as ancestors or friends of saints, as noble...

Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals

Goldstein, Thomas W.
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(2017)  | 9781571139207 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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In the German Democratic Republic words and ideas mattered, both forlegitimizing and criticizing the regime. No wonder, then, that the ruling SEDparty created a Writers Union to mold what writers publicly wrote and said. Itschief task was ideological: creating a socialist and antifascist culture. But...

Women and National Socialism in Postwar German Literature: Gender, Memory, and Subjectivity

Stone, Katherine.
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(2017)  | 9781571139948 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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In recent years, historians have revealed the many ways in which German womensupported National Socialism-as teachers, frontline auxiliaries, and nurses, aswell as in political organizations. In mainstream culture, however, the women ofthe period are still predominantly depicted as the victims of a...

Roger is going fishing.

Van, Biesen Koen.
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(2017)  | 9780802854919 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | childrens/novelty | book | Availability last checked: 2/11/2017
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Roger and his neighbor Emily are heading to the lake to do some fishing. But the city sidewalks are crowded--so crowded that Emily accidentally catches a few things that are decidedly not fish. A small mob starts to chase after her and Roger, but soon everyone discovers that a trip to the lake is just...

 

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