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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This is Marie Hamsun's personal narrative from the years 1940-1952, i.e. from the invasion and occupation of Norway until the death of Knut Hamsun. She illuminates personal, psychological, and political facets of Knut Hamsun's character and traces the roots of his deep-seated Germanophilia and Anglophobia, respectively. Her insights are based... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 12.94
Hauptbeschreibung Fabeln, Mären, Schwänke und Legenden gehörten in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit zu den beliebtesten Erzählformaten überhaupt. Es handelt sich dabei um kurze Texte, die ihr Publikum unterhalten, belehren oder erbauen wollten und deshalb auch heute noch einen verlässlichen Einblick in die zeitgenössische Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte... more...
- De Gruyter 1976; US$ 126.00
In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 70.00
This volume is a continuation of the »History of German Literature from its Beginnings to the Early Modern Age« edited by Joachim Heinzle. For the first time in the history of the subject, this monograph provides a unified and detailed description of German literature in the 14th century. With a view to tracing ongoing traditions and literary innovations... more...
- De Gruyter 1995; US$ 42.00
Die deutsche volkssprachige Literatur des frühen Mittelalters beginnt unscheinbar: von kargen Glossierungen des frühen 8. Jahrhunderts schwingt sie sich über Wörterbücher und Übersetzungen geistlicher Texte empor zu den dramatischen Schöpfungen des »Hildebrandsliedes« und des »Ludwigsliedes«, zu den inspirierten Evangeliaden des altsächsischen »Heliands«... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 45.00
I think I'm a human being before anything else. I don't care what other people say. I don't care what people write in books. I need to think for myself.' Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House premiered in 1879 in Copenhagen, the second in a series of realist plays by Ibsen, and immediately provoked controversy with its apparently feminist... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Rölvaag's Giants in the Earth, you explore the story of Norwegian pioneers... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on A Doll's House & Hedda Gabler takes you into Henrick Ibsen's dramatic plays, controversial theater productions that inflamed audience reactions in the nineteenth century. A Doll's House follows the story of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 225.00
A classic work in its first translation into English. The volume traces the development of German literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. It is both a scholarly study and an invaluable reference work for students. more...