Studies in English Literatures

Herausgeber: Koray Melikoğlu

ISSN 1614-4651

Die von Koray Melikoğlu herausgegebene literaturwissenschaftliche Reihe Studies in English Literatures (SEL) befasst sich sowohl mit der von jeher in der Anglistik und Amerikanistik untersuchten Literatur als auch mit anderen international beachteten englischsprachigen Autorinnen und Autoren wie Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head oder Wole Soyinka.
Die Reihe, die von der Kritik bislang schon mit viel Lob und Anerkennung bedacht wurde – siehe auch die untenstehenden Beispiele von Rezensionen über Bände in der Reihe – steht allen theoretischen Ansätzen sowie Monographien wie Sammelbänden gleichermaßen offen.

Der Herausgeber:
Koray Melikoğlu studierte Anglistik und Linguistik an der Freien Universität Berlin sowie am University College Cardiff und war an den Universitäten Yeditepe und Istanbul tätig. In seinen Publikationen beschäftigte er sich mit Shakespeare, Eliza Haywood, Charlotte Lennox, Flann O’Brien und Kazuo Ishiguro.

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  1. Too Far for Comfort

    Rana Tekcan

    Too Far for Comfort

    A Study on Biographical Distance. Second, Revised and Expanded Edition
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    194 Seiten
    The dynamic between the biographer and the subject is, perhaps, one of the most fascinating aspects of biography as a genre. How does the biographer stage the illusion that is the narrative life, the illusion...
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  2. Magical Realism in Postcolonial British Fiction

    Taner Can

    Magical Realism in Postcolonial British Fiction

    History, Nation, and Narration
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    262 Seiten
    This study aims at delineating the cultural work of magical realism as a dominant narrative mode in postcolonial British fiction through a detailed analysis of four magical realist novels: Salman Rushdie’s...
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  3. Dealing with Evils. Essays on Writing from Africa
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    This essay collection addresses African writing ranging from transcriptions of ancient (Khoikhoi/San) folktales to some of the classic texts of the African English canon as well as more recent writing...
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  4. Formal Investigations: Aesthetic Style in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Detective Fiction
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    286 Seiten
    The essays in this revised and expanded volume explore a variety of structuring taxonomies, the relationships between the aesthetic forms, styles and methodologies of detective and crime fiction in the...
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  5. Decadences - Morality and Aesthetics in British Literature
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    This revised and expanded volume examines the intersections of aesthetics and morality and asks what Decadence means to art and society at various moments in British literature. As time passes, the definition...
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  6. Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris
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    254 Seiten
    Gianluca Delfino’s study is based on the assumption that Wilson Harris’s works as a whole show a remarkable unity of thought rooted in their author’s complex imagination. As a valuable contribution...
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  7. Excess and Embodiment in Contemporary Women's Writing
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    The ‘obese’ female body has often been portrayed as the ‘other’ to the slender body. However, this process of ‘othering’, or viewing as different, has created a repressive discourse, where...
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  8. Writing Within / Without / About Sri Lanka: Discourses of Cartography, History and Translation in Selected Works by Michael Ondaatje and Carl Muller
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    Paola Brusasco’s study offers an original insight into Sri Lankan literature in English and an exploration of cultural, social, and linguistic issues at the basis of the country’s ethnic conflict. By...
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  9. Seeking a Felicitous Space on the Frontier. The Progression of the Modern American Woman in O. E. Rölvaag, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Willa Cather
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    This monograph seeks to reconstruct the culture of the pioneer woman as presented in O. E. Rölvaag’s Giants in the Earth, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, and Willa Cather’s My...
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  10. Ob-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative. An Account of the Socio-topographic Construction of Space in Australian Literature
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    290 Seiten
    Ob-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative is an exhaustive survey of Australian literature proposing itself as a journey through time and space. With a careful selection of texts which recount Australian...
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