Journal Archive

This archive contains all articles and reviews of volumes 52 (2004) to 64 (2016). The issues can be ordered at De Gruyter. To open the files you need the Acrobat Reader that is available here: www.adobe.de

Volume 64 (2016)

  • Volume 64.1 (2016)
    Special Issue Space, Place, and Narrative
    Issue Editor: Laura Bieger, Nicole Maruo-Schröder
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    • Laura Bieger and Nicole Maruo-Schröder, “’Space, Place, and Narrative’: A Short Introduction.”
    • Laura Bieger, “Some Thoughts on the Spatial Forms and Practices of Storytelling.”
    • David E. Nye, “Narrating the Contested Space of Detroit’s River Rouge, 1600-2015.”
    • Nicole Maruo-Schröder, “A(t) Home on the Frontier: Place, Narrative, and Material Culture in Caroline Kirkland and Eliza Farnham.”
    • Kai Horstmannshoff, “The Cathedral of Nature: Sullivan’s and Adler’s Auditorium Building and the Narrative Function of Architecture.”
    • Georgiana Lolea, “‘The Americans are Rumored to be Eccentrics’: On Los Angeles through the Romanian Cultural Lens.”
    • Klaus Benesch, “Space, Place, Narrative: Critical Regionalism and the Idea of Home in a Global Age.”
    • Book Reviews
    • Books Received

Volume 63 (2015)

  • Volume 63.1 (2015)
    Special Issue Victorian Oral Cultures
    Issue Editor: Anne-Julia Zwierlein
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    • Anne-Julia Zwierlein, “Introduction: Victorian Oral Cultures.”
    • John Plunkett, “Peepshows for All: Performing Words and the Travelling Showman.”
    • Janice Schroeder, “The Schooled Voice: Sound and Sense in the Victorian Schoolroom.”
    • Virginia Garnett, “The Author on Stage: The Redpath Lyceum Bureau and the Promotion of the ‘Literary’ Lecture.”
    • Anne-Julia Zwierlein, “‘The Subject Escapes Me’: Spellbinding Lecturers and (In-)Attentive Audiences in Late-Victorian Serialized Sensation Fiction.”
    • John Picker, “My Fair Lady Automaton.”
    • Anna Farkas, “‘Highly Superior ‘Variety Turns’’: The Orthodox Roots of Suffrage Theatre.”
    • Book Reviews
    • Books Received
  • Volume 63.2 (2015)
    Special Issue Selling the Caribbean: Questions of Value in a Globalized World
    Issue Editors: Christian Mair, Susanne Mühleisen and Eva Ulrike Pirker
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    • Christian Mair, Susanne Mühleisen, Eva Ulrike Pirker, “‘Selling the Caribbean: An Introduction.’”
    • Joseph T. Farquharson, “The Black Man’s Burden? – Language and Political Economy in a Diglossic State and Beyond.”
    • Michael Westphal, “Linguistic Decolonization in Jamaican Radio.”
    • Stephanie Bender, “‘Capitalism a nuh wi fren.’ Global Justice and Capitalism in Life and Debt and Cronicamente Inviável.”
    • Suzanne Scafe, “Re-placing Wealth, Re-mapping Social Division: Kingston in the Fiction of Brian Meeks and Diana McCaulay.”
    • Georg Zipp, “Selling Poverty: Junot Díaz’s and Edwidge Danticat’s Assessments of Picturesque Stereotypes of Poverty in the Caribbean.”
    • Books Received
  • Volume 63.3 (2015)
    Special Issue Constructions – Aspects of Construction Grammar
    Issue Editors: Thomas Herbst and Susen Faulhaber
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    • Thomas Herbst and Susen Faulhaber, “Do Constructions Make a Difference? Introduction to a Special Issue of ZAA on Aspects of Construction Grammar.”
    • Gaëtanelle Gilquin, “Contrastive Collostructional Analysis: Causative Constructions in English and French.”
    • Thomas Hoffmann, “Cognitive Sociolinguistic Aspects of Football Chants: The Role of Social and Physical Context in Usage-based Construction Grammar.”
    • Beate Hampe, “Syntax from and for Discourse: Adverbial Clauses as Item-Specific Constructions in Spontaneous Spoken English.”
    • Peter Uhrig, “Why the Principle of No Synonymy is Overrated.”
    • Book Reviews
  • Volume 63.4 (2015)
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    • Bernd-Peter Lange, “Tagore in the Diaspora: Presence, Ritual, Nostalgia.”
    • Stefan Glomb and Stella Butter, “Miming Utopia – Community at the Crossroads in Antonioni’s Blow-Up.”
    • Russell West-Pavlov, “Shakespeare Among the Nyoongar: Post-Colonial Texts, Colonial Intertexts and their Imbrications – Macbeth in Gail Jones’s Sorry.”
    • Marcus Hartner and Ralf Schneider, “British Novels of Migration and the Construction of Transnational Mental Spaces.”
    • Peter Freese, “Booker T. and W. E. B.: A Mini-Sequence About the ‘American Dilemma’ for the Advanced EFL-Classroom.”
    • Steffen Hantke, “Bell, Book, Candle, Vertigo: The Hollywood Star System and Cinematic Intertextuality.”
    • Book Reviews
    • Books Received
    • Table of Contents Vol. 63 (2015)

Volume 62 (2014)

  • Volume 62.1 (2014)
    Special Issue Arun Joshi: Avant-Garde, Existentialism and the West
    Issue Editors: Pavan Kumar Malreddy and Dieter Riemenschneider
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    • Pavan Kumar Malreddy, “Arun Joshi: Avant-Garde, Existentialism and the West.”
    • Niven Kumar, “Nietzsche’s Judgement: The Case of Morality in Arun Joshi’s The Apprentice.”
    • Sissy Helff, “The Transcultural Bildungsroman: Education, Migration and the Construction of Masculinities in Arun Joshi’s The Foreigner (1968) and Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain (1924).”
    • Lucyna Swiatek, “Narrative Id/entity in Arun Joshi’s The Strange Case of Billy Biswas.”
    • Pier Paolo Piciucco, “A Postmodern Na(rra)tion of an Indian (Hi)Story: An Analysis of Arun Joshi’s The Apprentice.”
    • Nirmala Menon, “Peripheral Identities and Hybridity in Arun Joshi’s The City and the River.”
  • Volume 62.2 (2014)
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    • Bahadir Eker, “‘So Unlucky a Perspective’: The Critique of Moral Sentimentalism in The Man of Feeling.”
    • Peter Krahé, “Philip Larkin, Solitary Man: From Splendid Isolation to Remorse and Fear.”
    • Miriam Wallraven, “‘To Make a History From This Kind of Material is Not Easy’: The Narrative Construction of Cultural History in Contemporary Fiction.”
    • Frank Usbeck, “‘Keep that Fan Mail Coming.’ Ceremonial Storytelling and Audience Interaction in a US Soldier’s Milblog.”
    • Book Reviews
    • Books Received
  • Volume 62.3 (2014)
    Special Issue English Linguistics in Germany: Trends and Developments 1960-2014
    Issue Editor: Christian Mair
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    • Christian Mair, “‘50 years of English Linguistics in Germany’: An Introduction.”
    • Hans-Jürgen Diller, interviewed by Hendrik De Smet; Cologne, 25 July 2014.
    • Udo Fries, interviewed by Sarah Chevalier; Zurich, 18 June 2014.
    • Manfred Görlach, interviewed by Christian Mair; Heidelberg, 28 May 2014.
    • Ekkehard König, interviewed by Bernd Kortmann; Freiburg, 6 June 2014.
  • Volume 62.4 (2014)
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    • Laura Lojo-Rodríguez, “‘The Saving Power of Hallucination’: Elizabeth Bowen’s “Mysterious Kôr” and Female Romance.”
    • Florian Kläger, “Here Comes Everybody: Anthropological Hyperbole in Some Recent Novels.”
    • Oana Cogeanu, “Maya Angelou: A Trickster’s Tale.”
    • Alexandra Berlina, “Surrealism as Theme and Method in Olga Grushin’s The Dream Life of Sukhanov.”
    • Jocelyn Parr, “A Dignifying Shame: On Narrative, Repetition, and Distance in Anne Carson’s Nox.”
    • Reingard M. Nischik, “Alice Munro: Nobelpreisgekrönte Meisterin der Short Story aus Kanada.”
    • Book Reviews
    • Books Received

Volume 61 (2013)

  • Volume 61.1 (2013)
    Special Issue Voice and Perception in Transcultural Realities: Focus on India
    Issue Editors: Ellen Dengel-Janic and Christoph Reinfandt
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    • Ellen Dengel-Janic and Christoph Reinfandt, “Voice and Perception in Transcultural Realities: The Case of India”
    • Gerhard Stilz, “Coming to Terms: Voice and Perception in the Transcultural Contact Zone”
    • Chandrani Chatterjee, “Voices and Perceptions in Nineteenth-Century Calcutta”
    • Christoph Reinfandt, “Voices Shaping Perception: On the Emergence of Modern Indian Poetry in English”
    • Urmila Bhirdikar, “‘English Rasa‘ and the Making of a Love Story on the Marathi Stage: The Case of Sangit Saubadhra, 1882-1920s”
    • Dirk Wiemann, “Cities of the Mind – Villages of the Mind: Imagining Urbanity in Contemporary India”
    • Ellen Dengel-Janic, “Voices of Strangers in Rana Dasgupta’s Tokyo Cancelled (2005)”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 61.2 (2013)
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    • Magdalena O?arska, “Grand Tourists or Travellers? Dorothy Wordsworth’s and Mary Shelley’s Travel Journals”
    • Ma?gorzata ?uczy?ska-Ho?dys, “(In)significant Details: Vision and Perception in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘My Sister’s Sleep’ and ‘The Blessed Damozel’”
    • Jan Alber, “Pre-Postmodernist Manifestations of the Unnatural: Instances of Expanded Consciousness in ‘Omniscient’ Narration and Reflector-Mode Narratives”
    • Ay?egül Kuglin Altinta?, “A New Hermione: Re-Creations of the Female Harry Potter Protagonist in Fan Fiction”
    • Ralf Haekel, ” ‘Be quiet!’ Terrorism and Trauma in Paul Greengrass’ Bloody Sunday and United 93
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 61.3 (2013)
    Special Issue Aspects of L1 and L2 Interaction
    Issue Editors: Thorsten Piske, Peter Uhrig and Thomas Herbst.
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    • Thorsten Piske, Peter Uhrig and Thomas Herbst, “Aspects of L1 and L2 Interaction: Preface.”
    • Ben Ambridge, Silke Brandt, “Lisa filled water into the cup: The roles of entrenchment, pre-emption and verb semantics in German speakers’ L2 acquisition of English locatives.”
    • Bari? Kabak, Kirsten Meemann, “The role of positive vs. negative evidence in learning a novel dialect pattern: American English speakers’ grammatical intuitions on a-prefixing in Appalachian English.”
    • Anke Lenzing, Anja Plesser, Katharina Hagenfeld, Manfred Pienemann, “Transfer at the initial state.”
    • Anja K. Steinlen, Thorsten Piske, “Academic achievement of children with and without migration backgrounds in an immersion primary school: A pilot study.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 61.4 (2013)
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    • Sylvia Mieszkowski, “Unauthorized Intercourse: Early Modern Bed Tricks and their Under-Lying Ideologies.”
    • Maximilian Alders, “’But Why Always Dorothea?’ Omniscient as Unnatural Narration Revisited.”
    • Frank Mehring, “‘I am an American!’ The Thrill of American Citizenship.”
    • Stephan Kohl, “Paul Theroux: Refusing Autobiography in Autobiographical Writing.”
    • Shosuke Kinugawa, “The Agency of Awareness: Masculine Performance and Authorship in Louisa May Alcott’s
      ‘Behind a Mask’.”
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 60 (2012)

  • Volume 60.1 (2012)
    Special Issue Authorship as Cultural Performance
    Issue Editors: Ingo Berensmeyer, Gert Buelens and Marysa Demoor
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    • Ingo Berensmeyer, Gert Buelens, Marysa Demoor, “Introduction”
    • Ingo Berensmeyer, Gert Buelens, Marysa Demoor, “Authorship as Cultural Performance: New Perspectives in Authorship Studies”
    • Margaret Ezell, “Seventeenth-Century Female Author Portraits, Or, The Company She Keeps”
    • Yuri Cowan and Marysa Demoor. “Scott’s Minstrelsy and Victorian Ballad Anthologies: Authorship, Editing, and Authority”
    • Joanne Shattock, “The Professionalisation of Authorship in the Mid-Nineteenth Century”
    • Paul Yachnin, “Rejoicing the Law: The Performance of Authorship in A View from the Bridge
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 60.2 (2012)
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    • Jochen Petzold, “John Gay’s Polly and the Politics of ‘Colonial Pastoral’”
    • Stefan Schenk-Haupt, “Der Name ‘Lolita’ als narrative Chiffre: Reduplikation und Transformation in Vladimir Nabokovs Lolita
    • Hannah Schuerholz, “‘Mother, Where Art Thou?’ Absence and Motherhood in Tim Winton’s Fiction”
    • Katrien Bollen, “Guerrilla Warriors on the Brooklyn Bridge: A Case Study of the Unbearables’ Poetic Terrorism (1994-2000)”
    • Nora Berning, “New Portals for Dialogue: Narrative Journalism in Cyberspace and Trans-Generic, Intra-Media, Trans-Cultural Narrative Theory”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 60.3 (2012)
    Special Issue Authenticity in Creole-Speaking Contexts
    Issue Editors: Véronique Lacoste and Christian Mair
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    • Véronique Lacoste and Christian Mair, “Authenticity in creole-speaking contexts: An introduction”
    • Maike Lengemann, “‘Did you know? Did you know? Dis Trini could flow’: Mobilizing sociolinguistic resources in Trinidadian rapso music”
    • Akinmade T. Akande, “Appropriation of African American Vernacular English and Jamaican Patois by Nigerian hip-hop artists”
    • Mark Sebba and Susan Dray, “Making it real: ‘Jamaican’, ‘Jafaican’ and authenticity in the language of British youth”
    • Agata Daleszynska, “The local, the global, and the authentic: Language change and the construction of authenticity in Bequia”
    • Valerie Youssef, “‘You want a good Bethel twang? Is a mix up, mix up.’ Issues of language authenticity in the Anglophone Caribbean with specific reference to Trinidad & Tobago”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 60.4 (2012)
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    • Ann-Marie Einhaus, “Minds at War, Minds in War: The Wartime Short Fiction of D.H. Lawrence and Wyndham Lewis”
    • Achim Hescher, “Analyzing Graphic Novels in Terms of Complexitiy: A Typology”
    • Dragos Zetu, “Painful Interactions: The Elusive Mother-Daughter Relationship in Alice Munro’s ‘The Peace of Utrecht’”
    • Steffen Hantke, “Exit Strategies: Narrative Closure and Political Allegory in Lost and Battlestar Galactica
    • Regina Schober, “‘It’s About Being Connected’: Reframing the Network in Colum McCann’s Post 9/11 Novel Let the Great World Spin
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 59 (2011)

  • Volume 59.1 (2011)
    Special Issue Beyond Moore, Miller, Maus: Literary Approaches to Contemporary Comics
    Issue Editors: Tim Lanzendörfer and Matthias Köhler
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    • Tim Lanzendörfer and Matthias Köhler, “Introduction: Comics Studies and Literary Studies”
    • John Lowther, “In Black Hole
    • Tim Lanzendörfer, “Biographiction: Narratological Aspects of Chester Brown’s Louis Riel
    • Matthias Köhler, “Jason Lutes’s Berlin as Metafiction”
    • Jared Gardner, “Serial Killers: The Crime Comics of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips”
    • Jochen Ecke, “Comics Studies’ Identity Crisis: A Meta-Theoretical Survey”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 59.2 (2011)
    Special Issue Crossroads: Canadian Cultural Intersections
    Issue Editors: Julia Breitbach, Florian Freitag, Anja Krüger and Emily Petermann
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    • Julia Breitbach, Florian Freitag, Anja Krüger, Emily Petermann, “Introduction: Corssroads – Canadian Cultural Intersections”
    • Nina Fischer, “‘And I Did Want to Pass’: Reading Canadian Second Generation Holocaust Memoirs as Migration Texts”
    • Sylvia Langwald, “The Self and the City: Narrating ‘Glocal’ Spaces and Identities in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For
    • Christina Kannenberg, “The North Comes South: Seasonal Nordicity in Montreal in the Short Stories of Monique Proulx and Clark Blaise”
    • Grit Alter, “From Finding a Voice to Being Heard: Overcoming Current Challenges of Canadian Children’s Literature”
    • Annamária Tóth, “Official Languages and Multiculturalism: The ‘Other’ Languages”
    • Karsten Jung, “The ‘Old Peacekeeper’ Confronts the ‘New World Order’: Canadian Power and Purpose from Suez to Afghanistan”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 59.3 (2011)
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    • Therese-Marie Meyer, “Embodying the Borderlands of El Dorado: English Concepts of Native Americans in the Guianas, 1500-1800″
    • Margret Fetzer, “The Paradox of Scot(t)land: Authorship, Anonymity and Autobiography in Redgauntlet
    • Katrin Götz-Votteler and Christian Krug, “Couplings: Analysing British TV in Linguistics and Cultural Studies”
    • Oliver Lindner, “Black Urban Gang Culture and the Media in Britain”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 59.4 (2011)
    Special Issue Argument Structure – Valency and/or Constructions?
    Issue Editors: Thomas Herbst and Anatol Stefanowitsch
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    • Adele E. Goldberg, “Meaning Arises from Words, Context, and Phrasal Constructions”
    • Susen Faulhaber, “Idiosyncrasy in Verb Valency Patterns”
    • Thomas Herbst, “The Staus of Generalizations: Valency and Argument Structure Constructions”
    • Anatol Stefanowitsch, “Argument Structure: Item-Based or Distributed?”
    • Timothy Colleman, “Ditransitive Verbs and the Ditransitive Construction: A Diachronic Perspective”
    • Elena Lieven / Claire Noble, “The Acquisition of Argument Structure”
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 58 (2010)

  • Volume 58.1 (2010)
    Special issue 9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses
    Issue Editors: by Dunja M. Mohr and Sylvia Mayer
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    • Dunja M. Mohr and Sylvia Mayer. “Introduction: 9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses.”
    • Sascha Pöhlmann. “The Liberation from Narrative: Poetry and 9/11.”
    • Christian Schmidt. “Singing 9/11: Mourning Humanity in U.S.-American Popular Music.”
    • Silvia Schultermandl. “Art Imitating Life? Visual Turns in 9/11 Novels.”
    • Georgiana Banita. “‘The Internationalization of Conscience:’ Representing Ethics in Pat Barker’s Double Vision.
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 58.2 (2010)
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    • Birgit Neumann. “Confessions of a Thug: The Voice of the Criminal in Colonial Crime Fiction.”
    • Corina Anghel Crisu. “Stowe and Brown Revisited: Fiction-Made Characters in Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada.”
    • Yin Qiping and He Chang. “Where is the West-Running Brook Flowing? Robert Frost in Taoist Perspective.”
    • José Francisco Fernández. “A Complex Kind of Feminism: Margaret Drabble’s ‘A Success Story’.”
    • Pieter Vermeulen. “‘Remember, or now know’: Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker and the Politics of Melancholia.
    • Someshwar Sati. “Lineages of the Present: Mukul Kesavan’s Looking Through Glass and India’s Embattled Secularism.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 58.3 (2010)
    Special Issue Linguistics and Cultural Studies
    Issue Editors: Christian Mair and Barbara Korte
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    • Christian Mair and Barbara Korte. “Introduction.”
    • Axel Bohmann. “‘Red mal deutsch, Hundesohn, ich halt nicht viel vom Spitten’: Cultural Pressures and the Language of German Hip Hop.”
    • Beatrix Busse. “Analysing Embedded Discourse Presentation: Bridging Disciplines.”
    • Susanne Mühleisen. “Postcolonial Translation: Encounters across Languages, Cultures, Disciplines.”
    • Frank Polzenhagen and Hans-Georg Wolf. “Investigating Culture from a Linguistic Perspective: An Exemplification with Hong Kong English.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 58.4 (2010)
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    • Birgit Däwes, “Terrors of Territory: Mary Rowlandson, Charles Brockden Brown, Shyalaman’s The Village and the Haunting of the American Frontier”
    • Rainer Schelkle, “Stranger on a Train: William Blake and Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man – Media and Violence, Poetry and Politics”
    • Steffen Hantke, “Re-Reading George Pal’s The Time Machine: Decolonization, Integration, and the Cold War”
    • Irmtraud Huber, “Ethical Magic: Traumatic Magic Realism in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
    • Ingrid von Rosenberg, “If… Bernarding Evaristo’s (Gendered) Reconstructions of Black European History”
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 57 (2009)

  • Volume 57.1 (2009)
    Special Issue Bollywood & Beyond: Contemporary Indian Cinemas and Globalization
    Issue Editor: Thomas Kühn
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    • Satish Poduval. “Introduction: Globalisation, the National-Popular, and Contemporary Indian Cinema.”
    • Kasturi Dadhe. “Religious and Nationalist Trends in Modern Bollywood Cinema.”
    • Madhumeeta Sinha. “Feminist Interpretations of Reality: Documentary Cinema and the Women’s Movement in India.”
    • Gabriele Linke and Hartmut Möller. “Towards a Trans-National Indian Identity? Versions of Hybridity in Bollywood Film and Film Music.”
    • Susanne Gruß. “Spicing up the Austen Cult: Negotiating Bollywood, Hollywood and Heritage Aesthetics in Bride and Prejudice.”
    • Sandra Heinen. “Gurinder Chadha’s ‘Commodified Hybrid Utopia’: The Programmatic Transculturalism and Culture-Specific Audience Address of Bride and Prejudice.”
    • Ingrid von Rosenberg. “Their Own Game: Cricket as a Symbolic Postcolonial Battlefield in Film.”
    • Gerd Stratmann. “Currying the Victorian Novel: Mira Nair’s ‘Indianised’ Version of Vanity Fair.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 57.2 (2009)
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    • Ralph Pordzik. “Fiction, the Law, and the Docile Body: The Uncanny Presence of Kant and the Marquis de Sade in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.”
    • Benjamin Kohlmann. “‘Stand Still, True Poet that You Are!’: Remembering the Brownings, Imagining Memorabilia.”
    • María Francisca Llantada Díaz.” Dorothy M. Richardson’s ‘The Garden’ as an Amplification of a Recurrent Epiphanic Moment in Pilgrimage.”
    • Wolfgang Wicht. “At the Frontiers of Narrative: James Joyce’s Ulysses.”
    • Claus-Ulrich Viol. “Constructions of Fascism in British Cultural History: From Fancy-Dressers to Missing Links.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 57.3 (2009)
    Special Issue Classification in Linguistics and Lexicography
    Issue Editors: Henning Bergenholtz, Katrin Götz-Votteler and Thomas Herbst
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    • Henning Bergenholtz, Katrin Götz-Votteler and Thomas Herbst. “Preface.”
    • Rainer Schulze. “Categorisation in linguistics.”
    • Gabriele Stein. “Classifying affixes and multiple affixation in Modern English.”
    • Geoffrey K. Pullum. “Lexical categorization in English dictionaries and traditional grammars.”
    • Henning Bergenholtz. “Klassifikationen in der Linguistik und in der Lexikographie: Wortarten und Wortverbindungen.”
    • Sven Tarp. “Homonymy and polysemy in a lexicographical perspective.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 57.4 (2009)
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    • Annegret Maack. “Variations on Dickens’s Great Expectations: Lloyd Jones’s Mr. Pip.”
    • Katja Kanzler. “‘Race’ and Realism: Vision, Textuality, and Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition.”
    • Philipp Löffler. “‘Language is the House We Live In’: Language-Centeredness and the Limits of Political Activism in Post-War American Poetry (1950-1980).”
    • Ronald Paul. “‘A Prophet out of Gwalia’: The Poetry if Idris Davies and Postcolonial Wales.”
    • Sandra Heinen. “‘I Get My Culture Where I Can’: Functions of Intertextuality in Zadie Smith’s On Beauty.”
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 56 (2008)

  • Volume 56.1 (2008)
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    • Sebastian Domsch. “Language and the Edges of Humanity: Orang-Utans and Wild Girls in Monboddo and Peacock.”
    • Ingo Berensmeyer. “Staging Restoration England in the Post-Heritage Theatre Film: Gender and Power in Stage Beauty and The Libertine.”
    • Anne-Julia Zwierlein. “‘The Gift of Seeing’ – ‘The Eyes of Faith’: Visuelle Evidenz und Übersinnliches in Julian Barnes’ Arthur &? George und anderen neo-viktorianischen Detektivromanen.”
    • Ingo Peters. “Passion, Plainness, Allegory: Frank Chin, American Literary Tradition, and the Question of Style.”
    • Sien Uytterschout. “Visualised Incomprehensibility of Trauma in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 56.2 (2008)
    Special Issue Constructing Media Reality: The New Documentarism
    Issue Editors: Christiane Schlote and Eckart Voigts-Virchow
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    • Christiane Schlote and Eckart Voigts-Virchow. “Introduction: ‘The Creative Treatment of Actuality’ – New Documentarism.”
    • Eric Heyne. “Truth or Consequences: Individuality, Reference, and the Fiction/Nonfiction Distinction.”
    • Derek Paget. “New Documentarism on Stage: Documentary Theatre in New Times.”
    • Richard Kilborn. “Playing the Reality Card: Factual TV Programming for a New Broadcasting Age.”
    • Jeffrey Geiger. “Taking Aim: New Documentary and War.”
    • Eckart Voigts-Virchow. “Shelley, Malley, Carey: A Performative Hermeneutics of Faking and Hoaxing.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 56.3 (2008)
    Special Issue English in Contrast
    Issue Editors: Volker Gast and Ekkehard König
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    • Volker Gast and Ekkehard König. “Introduction.”
    • Günter Rohdenburg. “Adjectival constructions involving measure phrases in English and German.”
    • Carsten Breul. “On a contrast between English and German copular sentences.”
    • Florian Haas. “Symmetric verbs and constraints on passivization.”
    • Volker Gast. “Verb-noun compounds in English and German.”
    • Lutz Gunkel and Gisela Zifonun. “Constraints on relational-adjective noun constructions: A comparative view on English, German and French.”
    • Ekkehard König. “Temporal prepositions in English and German: A contrastive study.”
  • Volume 56.4 (2008)
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    • Christoph Bode. “Crossing and Recrossing Borders: The Ethical Aporia of Anomy in Wordsworth’s The Borderers.”
    • Susanne Peters. “Entropy of Sense Perception and the Issue of Observation in Charles Dickens’s Bleak House: The Strange Case of Spontaneous Human Combustion.”
    • Christian Quendler. “Novel Beginnings: Initial Framing as a Historical Category of American Fiction.”
    • Jelena Sešnic. “Between Science and Ethics in Rebecca Harding Davis’s Waiting for the Verdict.”
    • Daniel Candel. “The Pitfalls of Dispensing with Teleology: Feeling and Justice, Evil and Nature in Graham Swift’s The Light of Day (and Waterland).”
    • Sissy Helff. “Imagining Flight in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s By the Sea.”
    • Buchbesprechungen

Volume 55 (2007)

  • Volume 55.1 (2007)
    Special Issue The Disappearance of Utopia?
    Issue Editors: Rüdiger Heinze and Jochen Petzold
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    • Rüdiger Heinze / Jochen Petzold, “Introduction: The Disappearance of Utopia?”
    • Dunja M. Mohr, “Transgressive Utopian Dystopias: The Postmodern Reappearance of Utopia in the Disguise of Dystopia.”
    • Sämi Ludwig, “Utopian Moments in the Novels of Chang-rae Lee.”
    • Christoph Ribbat, “Utopia, Nevada: Las Vegas and American Nonfiction.”
    • Rüdiger Heinze / Jochen Petzold, “No More Room in Hell: Utopian Moments in the Dystopia of 28 Days Later.”
    • Michael Green, “The Future in the Post: Utopia and the Fiction of the New South Africa.”
    • Rüdiger Heinze / Jochen Petzold. “The Disappearance of Utopia? An Interview with Ernest Callenbach on the Role and Function of Utopian Thought in Contemporary Society.”
    • Buchbesprechungen
  • Volume 55.2 (2007)
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    • Tobias Döring, “Fictions of Translation: The Celts, the Canon and the Question of World Literature.”
    • Kurt Müller, “The ‘Search for Order’ and the Crisis of Masculinity: The Naturalist American Novel and the Cultural Anxieties of the ‘Strenuous Age’.”
    • Bettina Boecker, “‘Zuspruch inmitten Sinnlosigkeit’: Zur Rezeption T.S. Eliots im Deutschland der Nachkriegszeit.”
    • Corina Anghel Crisu, “‘Tell Nannan I Walked’: Reconstructing Manhood in Ernest J. Gaines’s A Lesson before Dying.”
    • Tilman Höss, “Kapital, Feld, Habitus und sozialer Raum: Pierre Bourdieu für Anglisten.”
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  • Volume 55.3 (2007)
    Special Issue Collocation and Creativity
    Issue Editors: Katrin Götz-Votteler and Thomas Herbst
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    • Thomas Herbst / Katrin Götz-Votteler, “Introduction: The mystery of collocation.”
    • Franz-Josef Hausmann, “Die Kollokation im Rahmen der Phraseologie – Systematische und historische Darstellung.”
    • Dirk Siepmann, “Collocations and examples: Their relationship and treatment in a new corpus-based learner’s dictionary.”
    • Diana Lea, “Making a collocations dictionary.”
    • Gaëtanelle Gilquin, “To err is not all: What corpus and elicitation can reveal about the use of collocations by learners.”
    • Göran Kjellmer, “A couple hours – on non-occurrence of of after partitive English nouns.”
    • Hans-Jörg Schmid, “Non-compositionality and emergent meaning of lexicogrammatical chunks: A corpus study of noun phrases with sentential complements as constructions.”
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  • Volume 55.4 (2007)
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    • Gerd Bayer, “Traveling Urban Utopias and the Birth of Suburbia.”
    • Daniel Lea, “‘Parenthesis’ and the Unreliable Author in Julian Barnes’s A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters.”
    • Jürgen Joachimsthaler, “‘the spaces between the columns’: Die Text-Räume und Raum-Texte des Samuel R. Delany.”
    • Bruno Arich-Gerz, “Cato Jaramillo’s (Un-)’True Story’ of Holocaust Survival.”
    • Elliott Bergman, “A Glimpse at Dylan through Biermann.”
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Volume 54 (2006)

  • Volume 54.1 (2006)
    Special Issue The Cultural Validity of Music in Contemporary Fiction
    Issue Editors: Lars Eckstein and Christoph Reinfandt
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    • Lars Eckstein / Christoph Reinfandt, “On Dancing About Architecture: Words and Music between Cultural Practice and Transcendence.”
    • Lars Ole Sauerberg, “The Cultural Validity of Classical Music in Richard Powers’s The Time of Our Singing.”
    • Kylie Crane, “The Beat of the Land: Place and Music in Tim Winton’s Dirt Music.”
    • Christoph Reinfandt, “White Man Tells the Blues: The Power of Music and Narrative in Patrick Neate’s Twelve Bar Blues.”
    • Lars Eckstein, “Performing Jazz, Defying Essence: Music as a Metaphor of Being in Jackie Kay’s Trumpet.”
    • Stefan Glomb, “The Birth of Rock’n'Roll out of the Spirit of Myth: Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet.”
    • Susanne Rupp, “Writing Punk: Punk Narratives in the 1990s and John King’s Novel Human Punk.”
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  • Volume 54.2 (2006)
    Special Issue The Scope and Limits of Corpus Linguistics – Empiricism in the Description and Analysis of English,
    Issue Editor: Volker Gast
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    • Volker Gast, “Introduction.”
    • Ute Römer, “Pedagogical Applications of Corpora: Some Reflections on the Current Scope and a Wish List for Future Developments.”
    • Norbert Schlüter, “How Reliable are the Results? Comparing Corpus-Based Studies of the Present Perfect.”
    • Ilka Mindt, “Distributional Data and Grammatical Structures: The Case of So-Called ‘Subject Extraposition’.”
    • Volker Gast, “The Distribution of Also and Too: A Preliminary Corpus Study.”
    • Stefan Evert, “How Random is a Corpus? The Library Metaphor.”
    • Stefan Th. Gries, “Some Proposals towards a More Rigorous Corpus Linguistics.”
    • Willem Hollmann / Anna Siewierska, “Corpora and (the Need for) Other Methods in a Study of Lancashire Dialect.”
    • Anke Lüdeling, “Using Corpora in the Calculation of Language Relationships.”
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  • Volume 54.3 (2006)
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    • Christian Huck, “Der Kaufmann ohne Eigenschaften: Wie Daniel Defoes Complete Tradesman im System der Kommunikation verschwindet.”
    • Oliver Lindner, “‘After London’: The Death of the Metropolis in the Fiction of Richard Jeffries.”
    • Astrid Böger, “Facing Depression in 20th-Century American Photography.”
    • Stef Craps, “‘Who Lets a Big Question Upset His Small, Safe World?’: British Postmodern Realism and the Question of Ethics.”
    • Luc Herman / Bruno Arich Gerz, “Hyperfiction, the Pyndustry, and Luhmann’s System Theory.”
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  • Volume 54.4 (2006)
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    • Sibylle Baumbach, “John Keats and Mythopoetics: A Reading of ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’.”
    • Klaas Voss, “Legrands Opus Magnum: Der alchemistische Code in Edgar Allan Poes ‘The Gold-Bug’.”
    • Dorothea Kehler, “The Risks of Intertextuality: Shakespearean Allusions in Isak Dinesen’s Out of Africa and William Trevor’s Fools of Fortune.”
    • Uwe Klawitter, “Media Criticism in Contemporary British Poetry.”
    • Sylvia Mieszkowski, “Pharmakon Zeitreise: Verborgene kulturelle Phantasmen in Audrey Niffeneggers The Time Traveler’s Wife.”
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Volume 53 (2005)

  • Volume 53.1 (2005)
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    • Horst Breuer, “Haupttext und Subtext in Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice.”
    • Frank Mehring, “Dissens in der Emigration: Der deutsch-amerikanische Abolitionist Karl Follen.”
    • Wolfgang Hochbruck, “The Private History of Ambivalent Nostalgia: Mark Twain’s Civil War.”
    • Joerg O. Fichte, “Crime Fiction Set in the Middle Ages: Historical Novel and Detective Story.”
    • Kurt Müller, “Im Schatten der Geschichte: Neuere amerikanische Essayistik zu Deutschland und den Deutschen.”
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  • Volume 53.2 (2005)
    Special Issue Translation and Translation Theory: Uni- or Bilateral Relationship?
    Issue Editors: Katrin Götz and Thomas Herbst
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    • Thomas Herbst, “Translation theory – merely a descriptive discipline?” lii>
    • Heidrun Gerzymisch-Arbogast, “That rising corn… ce blé qui lève… Die aufgehende Saat… Towards a Common Translation Profile.”
    • Katrin Götz, “Translation practice and translation theory – a one-sided affair? Considerations about the utility of linguistics for translation.”
    • Michael Raab, “A rather limited affair. The uses of theory for dramaturgues and translators of plays.”
    • Hinrich Hudde, “Christina Rosetti deutsch – Praxisorientierte Überlegungen an ‘Youth Gone…’ und vor allem Song (’When I am dead…’).”
    • Dieter Götz, “On good translations.”
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  • Volume 53.3 (2005)
    Special Issue ‘Reel Histories’: US History in Film
    Issue Editor: Oliver Scheiding
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    • Oliver Scheiding, “Introduction: Reel Histories.”
    • Frank Obenland, “Intertextuality and History: America’s Colonial Past in The Scarlet Letter.”
    • Ulrich Schermaul, “Mainstream Movies and the Re-imagination of History in The Patriot.”
    • Maria Schwenk, “Television History and the Cultural Politics of Remembering in The Crossing.”
    • Heike Bungert, “Two Times ‘Geronimo’: Changes in the Representation of Native American History in Film.”
    • Jörn Glasenapp, “John Ford’s Rio Grande: Momism, the Cold War, and the American Frontier.”
    • Jon-K Adams, “The Layering of History in Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch.”
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  • Volume 53.4 (2005)
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    • Eveline Kilian, “Charles Dickens’ London and the Eighteenth-Century Tradition of Realism.”
    • Elisabeth Hurth, “The Poet and the Mystic: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jakob Böhme.”
    • Bettina Hoffmann, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Germany: A Children’s Classic.”
    • Christoph Heyl, “Whodunnit und who are we? Schottische Identität in Ian Rankins Kriminalroman Fleshmarket Close.”
    • Dieter Riemenschneider, “Glocality and its (Dis)contents: The Future of English Language Literatures Studies.”
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Volume  52 (2004)

  • Volume 52.1 (2004)
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    • Marzena Sokolowska-Paryz, “Diagnosing Discourse: Poetry and Cancer in Peter Reading’s C.”
    • Peter Krahé, “‘Living on a woman’: Zum Verständnis der Geschlechterrollen in sozialkritischer Literatur der Zwischenkriegszeit.”
    • Marianne Flassbeck, “Infiltration statt Konfrontation: Weibliche Komik in Sylvia Townsend Warners Lolly Willowes.”
    • Hans Osterwalder, “Dreamscapes: Harold Pinter’s The Room and Franz Kafka’s ‘Auf der Galerie’.”
    • Walter C. Metz, “Breaking the Cycle: Die Another Day, Post-Colonialism, and the James Bond Film Series.”
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  • Volume 52.2 (2004)
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    • Anne-Julia Zwierlein, “‘Poor Negro-Girl,’ ‘Little Black Boy’: Constructing Childhood in 18th-Century Slave Narratives, Abolitionist Propaganda and Postcolonial Novels.”
    • Christof Decker, “Das Ende der republikanischen Maschine: Technik und Fortschritt in Edward Bellamys Looking Backward (1888) und Equality (1897).”
    • Franz K. Stanzel, “Otto Gross Redivivus – Lady Chatterley Revisited.”
    • Ingo Berensmeyer, “Opening the Gates of Pandemonium: Simulacra of Apocalypse in Nathanael West’s A Cool Million and The Day of the Locust.”
    • Eckhard Auberlen / Adolfo Murguía, “Testing Stephen Greenblatt’s New Historicism.”
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  • Volume 52.3 (2004)
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    • Isabell Klaiber, “‘A Woman could (Not) Do It’ – Role-Play as a Strategy of ‘Feminine’ Self-Empowerment in L.M. Alcott’s ‘Behind a Mask,’ ‘La Jeune,’ and ‘A Marble Woman’.”
    • Ian Almond, “The Darker Islam within the American Gothic: Sufi Motifs in the Stories of H.P. Lovecraft.”
    • Jürgen Wehrmann, “Irish Tradition or Postdramatic Innovation? Storytelling in Contemporary Irish Plays.”
    • Norbert H. Platz, “Reconciling Humans with Nature through Aesthetic Experience: The Green Dimension in Australian Poetry.”
    • Christoph Reinfandt, “‘Putting Things up against Each Other’: Media History and Modernization in Adam Thorpe’s Ulverton.”
    • Rüdiger Heinze, “‘History is about to crack wide open’: Identity and Historiography in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America.”
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  • Volume 52.4 (2004)
    Special issue ‘Between Worlds’: The Legacy of Edward Said
    Issue Editors: Günter H. Lenz, Gesa Mackenthun and Holger Rossow

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    • Günter H. Lenz, “Irreconcilablities and Transgressions: Edward W. Said’s Idea of a Worldly Criticism – An Introduction.”
    • Gesa Mackenthun, “The Literary Presence of Atlantic Colonialism as Notation and Counterpoint.”
    • Jürgen Joachimsthaler, “‘the spaces between the columns’: Die Text-Räume und Raum-Texte des Samuel R. Delany.” Susan Winnett, “Writing in Place: Edward Said’s Constructions of Exile.”
    • Alfred Hornung, “Out of Place: Extraterritorial Existence and Autobiography.”
    • Ulf Schulenberg, “Humanistic Criticism, Prophetic Pragmatism, and the Question of Antifoundationalism – Remarks on Edward Said and Cornel West.”
    • Holger Rossow, “Orientalism, Globalism and the Possibility of Alternative Systems of Representation.”
    • Gisela Welz, “Transnational Cultures and Multiple Modernities: Anthropology’s Encounter with Globalization.”
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