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Französische Literatur: Aus fünf Jahrhunderten

Die Kindler Klassiker präsentieren in einem Band die wichigen Autoren und Werke einer Nationalliteratur. Auf 600 - 800 Seiten werden sie vorgestell: kurze biografische Skizzen der Autoren und kundige Darstellung der Werke. Alles wie im KLL, nur: eine ganze literarische Welt in einem Band.

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Sprachwissenschaft: Grammatik - Interaktion - Kognition

Das Phänomen Sprache und seine aktuelle Erforschung. Sprachwissenschaft umfasst mehr als nur Grundlegendes wie Laute, Wörter und Sätze. Daher greift das Lehrbuch über die grammatischen Disziplinen hinaus zahlreiche Themen auf, die das Interesse für das Fach Linguistik wecken: sprachliche Interaktion, Variation und Wandel, Sprachkontakt und Mehrsprachigkeit, Sprache und Kultur, Ursprung der Sprache u. a. Das große Format und das zweif...

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Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Imposters are third person DPs that are used to refer to the speaker/writer or addressee, such as : (i) Your humble servant finds the time before our next encounter very long. (ii) This reporter thinks that the current developments are extraordinary. (iii) Daddy will be back before too long. (iv) The present author finds the logic of the reply faulty. This volume explores verbal and pronominal agreement with imposters from a cross-li...

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Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. (European Joyce Studies)

Joyce was fascinated by error throughout his writing career, from the malapropisms of characters in Dubliners, through to misquotations and misappropriations in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and the errors and gaffes committed by Leopold Bloom in Ulysses. This interest culminates in the ceaseless perversions of language, perspective and fact in Finnegans Wake. Error is not, however, something that Joyce only writes about: i...

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Metzler Lexikon Sprache, Auflage: 5

Das »Metzler Lexikon Sprache« informiert in rund 5000 Einträgen über das Gesamtgebiet der Sprachwissenschaft und gibt einen Überblick über die Sprachen der Welt - illustriert durch vierfarbige Sprachkarten. Den Schwerpunkt bilden grammatische Begriffe aus den verschiedenen Feldern der Sprachwissenschaft wie Phonetik, Phonologie, Lexikologie, Morphologie, Syntax, Semantik und Pragmatik. Das Lexikon erfasst zudem die Terminologie der h...

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Indie: An American Film Culture

America's independent films often seem to defy classification. Their strategies of storytelling and representation range from raw, no-budget projects to more polished releases of Hollywood's "specialty" divisions. Yet understanding American indies involves more than just considering films. Filmmakers, distributors, exhibitors, festivals, critics, and audiences all shape the art's identity, which is always understood in relation to th...

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Doctors in Fiction: Lessons from Literature

Medical practitioners are key actors in many well-known works of fiction and literature, presenting a vital insight into the social, medical, scientific and ethical concerns of their authors and readers. However, medical professionals are often left little time to explore such cultural perceptions of their profession, and by extension themselves, despite the extent to which the views of their patients and society have been - and stil...

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Better Physician Writing and Speaking Skills

This book covers the theory and practice of writing and speaking in professional settings for practitioners, educators and researchers in healthcare. A thought-provoking work, written by John J. Gartland, MD, Medical Editor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, it will stimulate readers and change their perspectives on all forms of communication with their p...

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Kleist-Jahrbuch 2016

Das aktuelle Jahrbuch dokumentiert die Verleihung des Kleist-Preises 2015 mit den Reden der Preisträgerin Monika Rinck, der Vertrauensperson der Jury Heinrich Detering und des Präsidenten der Heinrich-von-Kleist-Gesellschaft Günter Blamberger. Darüber hinaus enthält das Jahrbuch Beiträge zu Kleists Werken und Rezensionen wissenschaftlicher Neuerscheinungen zu Kleist.

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Georges Bataille: A Critical Introduction

This is a clear and concise guide to the life and work of the French intellectual Georges Bataille, best known as the author of the celebrated erotic novel, The Story of the Eye. Benjamin Noys introduces Bataille as a writer out of step with the dominant intellectual trends of his day - surrealism and existentialism - and shows that it was his very marginality that accounted in large part for his subsequent importance for the post-st...