Now Out: Poetics of Politics

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce the release of the essay collection Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture. The book, now available through the publisher's website, bookstores, and, was  jointly edited by the members of the Dresden-Leipzig research initiative “Selbst-Bewusste Erzählungen,” including ASL's Sebastian M. Herrmann and Stefan Schubert. It contains sixteen essays on a wide range of text types and media such as film and television, non-fiction (including government documents), classic 'literature,' and new media.