Home
  About
  Annuals
  Monograph Series
  Reprints
  Contact
  Ordering
  For Authors

SEARCH SITE
Site search Web search
 Powered by FreeFind
 If searching by ISBN, please
 insert hyphens or spaces
 as follows:
   ISBN 10: 0-404-12345-6
   ISBN 13: 978 040412345 6

Amspressinc.com is the only authorized website for AMS Press, Inc. Prices, publication dates, and other information from unauthorized sites claiming to represent AMS Press, Inc. will not be honored.

AMS Press, Inc.
Brooklyn Navy Yard
63 Flushing Ave., Unit #221
Brooklyn, NY 11205-1073
USA

Symbolism

An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

Edited by
Rüdiger Ahrens
and
Klaus Stierstorfer

ISSN 1528-3623
Set ISBN-10: 0-404-63560-1
Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63560-2

Praise for volume 1 of Symbolism
“If the high quality of this first volume can be maintained in the future, this series will become an essential tool for all serious scholars and research libraries. As is fitting for its outstanding content, the volume is handsomely printed, illustrated, and hardbound . . . .
Symbolism, Vol. 1 is a very substantial contribution to scholarship.”
—Todd K. Bender, Anglistik

Available
Volume 11

Edited by
Rüdiger Ahrens and Klaus Stierstorfer

December 2011
ISBN-10: 0-404-63571-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63571-8

Cloth $157.50

CONTENTS

Special Focus: Metaphor
Corresponding Editor: Andrew Parkin


Andrew Parkin, Introduction
Barry Asker, “Metaphor to Metamorphosis: From Homer to Kafka, Bulgakov, Malamud, and Darrieussecq”
Daniela Carpi, “Antonia Byatt’s Fairy Tales as Metaphors of the Artistic Act”
Richard Corballis, “Drama and Metaphor: A Resilient Pair, Impervious to the Forces of Film, Postmodernism, Directorial Conceptions, and Other Nuisances”
Peter Crisp, “Allegory, Parable, Memory, and the Expression of Metaphor”
John J. Deeney, “The Religious Myth of Perfect Metaphor”
Constanza del Río, “Metaphors of (Un)truth: Figuring the Past in Seamus Deane’s Reading in the Dark
John Girling, “Oe’s Somersault: An Extended Metaphor (A Modern Morality in Four Acts)”
Véronique Béghain, “Metaphor and Community in Nixon in China by John Adams and Alice Goodman”
Charles A. Laughlin, “Smoking as a Socially Symbolic Act: Essays of the Analects (Lunyu) Group in the 1930s”
Jack Stewart, “‘Living Metaphor’ in Still Life
Andrew Parkin, “Metaphor and Presence”
Cecile Chu-chin Sun, “When Metaphor Is not Metaphor: The Chinese Counterpart to Western Metaphor in Lyric Poetry”
Kwok-kan Tam, “Bilingual Metaphor in Hong Kong and Singapore Writing”
Graham Trengove, “A Note on Metaphor as a Normal Resource of Language”

General Section
Jack Stewart, “Art and Ekphrasis in Andrew Parkin’s Poetry

Three book reviews
Contributors
Index

Available
Volume 10

Edited by
Rüdiger Ahrens and Klaus Stierstorfer

December 2010
ISBN-10: 0-404-63570-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63570-1
Cloth $157.50

CONTENTS

Special Focus: Propaganda
Corresponding Editor: Renée Dickason

Renée Dickason, Introduction

John Corner, Mediated Politics, Promotional Culture and the Idea of “Propaganda”
Simon Goldsworthy, Aren’t One’s Parents Embarrassing? Public Relations and Internal Communications and Their Troubled Relationship with Propaganda
Renée Dickason, The BBC, Propaganda and Government: From the Falklands War to the Conflicts in the Middle East
Emmanuel Roudaut, Images of Peace, Words for Battle: On Some (Un)intended Aspects of a British Propaganda Film (The Lion Has Wings, 1939)
Jonathan Bignell, Spies, Style and the Cold War: James Bond in the Sixties and Seventies
Sheila Collingwood-Whittick, Not Just Telling Stories: Racial Propaganda in British Imperial and Colonial Australian Literature for Children
Roland Reiter, The Myth of Greatness in American Second World War Propaganda
Antoine Capet, A German Socialist Plea for European Integration in War-torn Europe, 1943: Hilda Monte’s The Unity of Europe
Derek C. Maus, Satirical Subversion of Cold War Propaganda in Yuz Aleshkovsky’s The Hand and Robert Coover’s The Public Burning
Chris Coughran, From Rockwell to Rauschenberg: Propagating the Extraterrestrial Imperative

Contributors

Index
Cumulative Index, Volumes 1–10

Volumes Available to Order

Volume ISBN-10 ISBN-13 Pub. Date Price
1 0-404-63561-X 978-0-404-63561-9 11/2000 $157.50
2 0-404-63562-8 978-0-404-63562-6 10/2002 $157.50
3 0-404-63563-6 978-0-404-63563-3 07/2003 $157.50
4 0-404-63564-4 978-0-404-63564-0 02/2005 $157.50
5 0-404-63565-2 978-0-404-63565-7 10/2005 $157.50
6 0-404-63566-0 978-0-404-63566-4 03/2007 $157.50
7 0-404-63567-9 978-0-404-63567-1 12/2007 $157.50
8 0-404-63568-7 978-0-404-63568-8 11/2008 $157.50
9 0-404-63569-5 978-0-404-63569-5 12/2009 $157.50
10 0-404-63570-9 978-0-404-63570-1 12/2010 $157.50
11 0-404-63571-7 978-0-404-63571-8 12/2011 $157.50