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Approaches to Kurban Said's Ali and Nino: Love, Identity, and Intercultural Conflict

Crane, Cori. Niekerk, Carl.
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(2017)  | 9781571139900 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Ali and Nino is a novel published in German in 1937 under the alias "KurbanSaid," a love story between a Muslim man and a Christian woman set in Baku,Azerbaijan, during World War I and the country's brief independence. It was amajor success, translated into several other languages, but was forgotten...

The Emergence of Early Yiddish Literature: Cultural Translation in Ashkenaz

Frakes, Jerold C.
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(2017)  | 9780253025517 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 302pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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While much early Yiddish literature belonged to pious genres, quasi-seculargenresñ€”epic, drama, and lyricñ€”also developed. Jerold Frakes contends thatthe historical context of the emergence of Yiddish literature is an essentialfactor in any understanding of its cultural relevance in a time and place...

Heiner Müller's Democratic Theater: The Politics of Making the Audience Work

Wood, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781571139986 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The East German playwright Heiner Müller (1929-1995) is one of the mostinfluential European dramatists and theater directors since Brecht. Whilecritical literature on Müller often discusses the politics of his works,analysis tends to stop at the level of the text, neglecting the theatricalevents...

The Blue Stain: A Novel of a Racial Outcast

Afterword, by Kenneth R. Janken Chauncey J. Mellor. Bettauer, Hugo. Höyng, Peter. Höyng, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9781571139825 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Hugo Bettauer's The Blue Stain, a novel of racial mixing and "passing," startsand ends in Georgia but also takes the reader to Vienna and New York. Firstpublished in 1922, the novel tells the story of Carletto, son of a whiteEuropean academic and an African American daughter of former slaves, who, havingpassed...

Sam in winter.

Van, De Vendel Edward.
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(2017)  | 9780802854872 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 153pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The compelling sequel to A Dog Like Sam Sam, the mysterious dog Kix met last summer, is now a part of the family. But Sam has been acting strange lately, and even Kix can't ignore the fact that his beloved dog is getting old. Still, Kix isn't worried until the day Sam disappears and doesn't return....

 

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