Download Alterstopoi, Das Wissen von den Lebensaltern in Literatur, Kunst und Theologie Free Book

Human ageing is always subject to cultural interpretation. The continuous process of maturing and decline thus only becomes recognisable and significant with the idea of life stages. Here, topoi such as those of the simple child or the wise grey head as habitual patterns of understanding and thought reveal the social and cultural knowledge of…

Download A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases, More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations Free

Covering over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterized by similarity in their wording or metaphorical idea which do not show corresponding similarity in their meanings, this dictionary presents a unique cross-section of the English language. Though it is designed specifically to assist readers in avoiding the use of inappropriate or erroneous phrases, the book can also…

Vom Drama zum Theatertext?, Zur Situation der Dramatik in Ländern Mitteleuropas Free Download

In the course of the 20th century there was a growing discrepancy between literary dramatics and the modern stage which led to serious dislocations. Nowadays we are faced with a multiplicity of theatrical texts which can no longer be described using the categories of a poetology of drama – including its epic extensions, nor can…