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- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.99
First performed in Germany in 1906, Frank Wedekind?s controversial play Spring Awakening closed after one night in New York in 1917 amid charges of obscenity and public outrage. For the better part of the twentieth century Wedekind?s intense body of work was largely unpublished and rarely performed. Yet the play?s subject matter?teenage desire,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00
Dietrich Gerhardt takes as his starting point Goethe?s poem Love Gods in the Market-place that was published in Voss? Muses Almanach in 1796 and later became known under the title Who will buy Gods of Love?, to trace the modern transformations undergone in the pictorial arts, literature and music by the late antique motif of love gods. The study moves... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Fans of classic European melodrama will love The Robbers. Originally staged in the late eighteenth century, this play -- which follows the feud between brothers in an aristocratic German family -- was a blockbuster success that propelled Friedrich Schiller to the height of literary fame. The Robbers was later adapted into an equally renowned opera... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
This work details the dramatic final days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The action opens with Mary's unjust imprisonment and ends with her execution, which is ultimately ordered by Mary's morally conflicted cousin, Queen Elizabeth of England. Schiller's play is widely regarded as one of the finest literary distillations of these controversial... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 20.72
Hauptbeschreibung Eine kleine Stadt in den Achtzigerjahren, Schüler in einer Stimmung zwischen Angst und Erwartung, Angst vor Atomraketen, gegen die sie auf große Friedensdemos ziehen, und Erwartung, was ihre Zukunft, die Liebe, den Aufbruch ins Leben anbelangt, Der achtzehnjährige Jan, die Hauptfigur in Thomas Langs Roman, bewundert seine ältere... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke served as a bridge between the themes and styles of the Romantic period and the concerns and anxieties that would give rise to modernism in the twentieth century. This collection brings together dozens of Rilke's most popular and critically acclaimed... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 29.09
Gottfried Benn ranks among the most significant German poets of the twentieth century. His early work, with its shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, was associated with the Expressionist movement; the overriding theme of his later work was the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 28.54
Hauptbeschreibung Ulrike Meinhof: Moralistin und Freiheitskämpferin, Kommunistin und Terroristin. Doch wer war Meinhof wirklich? Katriina Lehto-Bleckert beschreibt versiert und lebendig Ulrike Meinhof als Intellektuelle, die eigene Erfahrungen in ihr politisches Wirken einbezog. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Persönlichkeit Meinhofs mitsamt ihrer Gefühle,... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
This book shows Christoph Martin Wieland?s independent position in the literature and culture of around 1800 in a new way: Wieland?s work describes a significant knowledge transfer between the Early Modern Age and the Modern Age. This is achieved by a double reference to the knowledge base of the Enlightenment on the one hand and to the philosophical... more...