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- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 15.95
?We have here on the planet with us a man of such courage and strength of spirit that he has not lost what Alfred Adler calls ?the nerve for excellence.? He has kept it despite the burden of an awareness not only of the enormity of his project and of the limitations of his own human understanding, but also of the abject ignorance and indifference... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete , the... more...
- Bergli Books 2012; US$ 19.99
At Home contains 37 stories and tales by the popular Swiss author Franz Hohler, who has won several of the most significant literary prizes in German-speaking Europe. The endearing stories range from touching to bizarre to dead-on realistic and have been translated into English by various translators. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 18.39
Die Bedeutung Shakespeares für die deutsche Dichtung ist kaum zu überschätzen. Seine Werke wurden nicht nur von Goethe begeistert begrüßt. Maßgeblichen Anteil daran hatte die Übersetzung von August Wilhelm Schlegel, die Dorothea Tieck und Wolf Graf Baudissin vollendet haben. Seit langem ist jedoch bekannt, dass die Schlegel-Tieck?sche Übertragung immer... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Dante?s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet?s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory by Virgil--author of the Roman epic the Aeniad --Dante encounters mythical, historical, and contemporaneous figures in their respective afterlives. Relying on classical (pagan) mythology and... more...
- Steerforth Press 2009; US$ 17.00
Heinrich Heine (1797?1856), one of Germany?s most revered poets, is equally well-known for his idiosyncratic prose, the vibrant voice of which feels astonishingly modern in its familiar tone and thematic acrobatics. Travel Pictures comprises the accounts of four journeys taken at different times in his life. The opening "Harz Journey," a quirky chronicle... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99
These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
In his debut collection, chosen by Mary Karr as a winner of the 2005 National Poetry Series, Tryfon Tolides weaves together poems that speak of desire, loss, and small joys. Tolides was born in a tiny village in Greece and his work is rooted in the mountains and wind and the deep interior of that place; his poems express a longing and a searching for... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.00
Paris Spleen, a diverse collection of fifty prose poems, is provided here in a clear, engaging, and accurate translation that conveys the lyricism and nuance of the original French text. Also included is a translation of Baudelaire's early novella, La Fanfarlo, which, alongside Paris Spleen, sheds light on the development of Baudelaire's work over... more...