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333 Laura Borràs Castanyer E-Learning and Literary Studies Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Abstract: The introduction of digital technologies into the learning processes has meant the creation of new educational spaces that, when they take place on the Internet and are founded in non-presence and asynchrony, are known as “Virtual Learning Environ- ments” (VLE). VLE constitute new pedagogic realities that must answer to the users’ needs, their educational purposes, the curricula with which they work and, specifi cally, the formative needs for the people

Criticism or Ressentiment ? Literary Studies and the Politics of Interdisciplinarity Christine A. Knoop Empirical Humanities and Literary Studies In 2011, the New York Times published an exchange between Alex Rosenberg, professor of philosophy at Duke University, and William Egginton, chair of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University. In their contributions, Rosenberg and Egginton debated the extent to which the sciences and the humanities respectively contribute to the production of knowledge. Egginton

1.) Introduction Contemporary American (Literary) Studies, the Spatial Turn and Narrativity “I take SPACE to be the central fact to man born in America [...]” Charles OlsOn, Call me Ishmael, p. 11 Literature, and narrative in particular, is essentially an art of time, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (qtd. in Zoran 1984: 102 ff.) tells the reader. While this statement in its radicality has not held true for a long time, narrative has traditionally been viewed as an art form crucially dependent on the temporal, whereas the spatial has been continually

The Author – “Specialize[d] in Having Fun”? Cognitive Theories of Emotion and Literary Studies in the Context of Two Interviews with Michael Stavarič GESINE LENORE SCHIEWER Why is the classic song by The Doors quoted in a paper that deals with theories of emotion and literature? One short answer may be that, as the main focus of this volume lies on the relationship between human emotions and the writing process, the position of the author deserves our special attention. Whether the writing process is “fun”, and how deep this connection to

Heterotopic Spaces and the Politics of Destabilisation
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Wounds and Words
Childhood and Family Trauma in Romantic and Postmodern Fiction
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Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles in a Globalizing Age
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Theoretical Explorations and Historical Case Studies
Perceptions of Whiteness, Homosexuality, and Democracy in South Africa
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Locating Masculinities from the Gothic Novel to Henry James
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