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Cederström, Carl - The Happiness Fantasy, e-bok

The Happiness Fantasy

Cederström, Carl


In this devastatingly witty new book, Carl Cederström traces our present-day conception of happiness from its roots in early-twentieth-century European psychiatry, to the Beat generation, to Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. He argues that happiness is…

Döpp, Hans-Jürgen - Erotic Fantasy, e-bok

Erotic Fantasy

Döpp, Hans-Jürgen


Numerous and diverse points of view come together in this work, demonstrating the multiple aspects that sexuality can present. If nothing is more natural than sexual desire, it is nothing less than the forms by which this desire is expressed and found…

Pheasant-Kelly, Frances - Fantasy Film Post 9/11, e-bok

Fantasy Film Post 9/11

Pheasant-Kelly, Frances


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Frances Pheasant-Kelly
2. Settings, Spectacle, and the Other: Picturing Disgust in Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Frances Pheasant-Kelly
3. Bewitching, Abject, Uncanny: Magical Spectacle…

Hebert, Jill M. - Morgan Le Fay, Shapeshifter, e-bok

Morgan Le Fay, Shapeshifter

Hebert, Jill M.


Table of contents
1. Introduction: To Be a Shapeshifter
Jill M. Hebert
2. For the Healing of His Wounds? The Seeds of Ambiguity in Latin Sources
Jill M. Hebert
3. Sisters of the Forest: Morgan and Her Analogues in Arthurian Romance
Jill M. Hebert
4. Morgan in Malory
Jill M. Hebert
5. Morgan’s

Williams, John Alexander - Weimar Culture Revisited, e-bok

Weimar Culture Revisited

Williams, John Alexander


Exotic Attractions and Imperialist Fantasies in Weimar Youth Literature
Luke Springman
6. How Can a War Be Holy? Weimar Attitudes Toward Eastern Spirituality
Tom Neuhaus
7. Visualizing the Republic: State Representation and Public Ritual in Weimar Germany

Kavey, Allison B. - World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination, e-bok

World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination

Kavey, Allison B.


Table of contents
1. Introduction: “Think you there was, or ever could be” a world such as this I dreamed
Allison B. Kavey
2. Paracelsus on the “New Creation” and Demonic Magic: Misunderstandings, Oversights, and False Accusations in His Early Reception
Dane T. Daniel
3. Building Blocks: Imagination,

Howkins, Adrian - Antarctica and the Humanities, e-bok

Antarctica and the Humanities

Howkins, Adrian


The White (Supremacist) Continent: Antarctica and Fantasies of Nazi Survival
Peder Roberts
6. The Whiteness of Antarctica: Race and South Africa’s Antarctic History
Lize-Marié Watt, Sandra Swart
Part III. Whose Antarctic?
7. Acting Artifacts: