978-3-8288-4072-0
Liewald
Initiating a Dialogue Through 'the Global Community on your Bookshelf'
Narrative Representations of 'Islamic Fundamentalism' in Selected Novels from the 1990s to the Present
Tectum,  2018, 424 Seiten, gebunden
ISBN 978-3-8288-4072-0
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Nina Liewald analyses literary representations of so-called 'Islamic fundamentalism' by contemporary authors whose cultural background and approach to the subject matter differs substantially: Hanif Kureishi, Sebastian Faulks, Mohsin Hamid and Yasmina Khadra. The author focuses on the narrative [...]

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978-3-8288-4122-2
Laszlo
Der altenglische Gelehrte Alkuin von York und seine Zeit
Tectum,  2018, 114 Seiten, broschiert
ISBN 978-3-8288-4122-2
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Der mittelalterliche Gelehrte Alkuin von York verdankt seinen Bekanntheitsgrad in der Neuzeit vor allem, dass er lange Zeit als wichtigster Berater Karls des Großen galt. Während des Mittelalters war Alkuin dagegen sowohl in England als auch auf dem Kontinent unbekannt. Erst im 17. Jahrhundert [...]

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978-3-8288-4035-5
Gymnich | Birk | Burkhard
"Harry - yer a wizard"
Exploring J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Universe
Tectum,  2017, 260 Seiten, gebunden
ISBN 978-3-8288-4035-5
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J. K. Rowling’s “ Harry Potter” series (1997–2007) has turned into a global phenomenon and her Potterverse is still expanding. The contributions in this volume provide a range of inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to various dimensions of this multifacetted universe. The introductory article [...]

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978-3-8288-3756-0
Bui
Changing Lives and Identities
The Vietnamese Community in the United States and Germany
Tectum,  2016, 265 Seiten, broschiert
ISBN 978-3-8288-3756-0
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The Fall of Saigon in 1975 marked the beginning of a rapid period of growth for the Vietnamese diaspora. Over the subsequent decades, Vietnamese refugees spread across five continents, influencing and being influenced by the countries in which they arrived. Chau Giang Bui examines Vietnamese [...]

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978-3-8288-3569-6
Geef
LATE CAPITALISM AND ITS FICTITIOUS FUTURE(S)
THE POSTMODERN, SCIENCE FICTION, AND THE CONTEMPORARY DYSTOPIA
Tectum,  2015, 394 Seiten, broschiert
ISBN 978-3-8288-3569-6
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It is widely recognized as a fact that our current economic order constitutes a distinct phase of capitalism as opposed to the phase of industrial capitalism that preceded it. There are various names for this originally new phase of capitalism, e.g., information capitalism, biocapitalism, [...]

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