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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka's works that he thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis , his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation , a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement , written in a single night of frenzied creativity;... more...
- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
Rilke, Sachs, Brecht, Celan: German has produced some of the giants of 20th century European poetry. In this new selection, complete with many new translations, Michael Hofmann guides us through the poems, poets and themes of German verse. Meticulously researched but eminently approachable, The Faber Book of Twentieth Century German Poems is an essential... more...
Der TVöD - Fluch oder Segen? Eine Analyse zur Einführung eines neuen Tarifvertrages im öffentlichen DienstDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.95
Hauptbeschreibung Im öffentlichen Dienst vollzieht sich eine ständige Entwicklung mit dem Ziel, eine effektivere und effizientere Leistung zu ermöglichen. Die Studie beschäftigt sich mit der Einführung eines neuen Tarifvertrages, dem Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst (TVöD), der in diesem Sektor eine leistungsorientierte Bezahlung erst ermöglichte.... more...
- Franzis Verlag 2009; US$ 34.24
Hauptbeschreibung Das Buch bietet eine Einführung in die Programmierung von Mikrocontrollern und gibt viele Tipps, wie die entsprechende Hardware aufgebaut werden muss, sowie alle Antworten zu den häufigsten Fragen rund um die Programmierung und Schaltungsentwicklung eines Mikrocontrollers more...
- Faber & Faber 2014;
The first poem in Gottfried Benn's first book, Morgue (1912) - written in an hour, published in a week, and notorious ever after, or so the poet claimed - with its scandalous closing image of an aster sewn into a corpse by a playful medical student, set him on his celebrated path. And indeed, mortality, flowers, and powerful aesthetic collisions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
This is the most comprehensive English translation of the work of Günter Eich, one of the greatest postwar German poets. The author of the POW poem "Inventory," among one of the most famous lyrics in the German language, Eich was rivaled only by Paul Celan as the leading poet in the generation after Gottfried Benn and Bertolt Brecht. Expertly translated... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
For the 125th anniversary of Kafka's birth, an astonishing new translation of his best-known stories, in a spectacular graphic package For all his fame, Franz Kafka published only a small number of stories in his lifetime. This new translation of those stories, by Michael Hofmann, one of the most respected German-to-English translators at work... more...
- New York Review Books 2014; US$ 14.95
1942, at the Eastern Front. Soldiers crouch in horrible holes in the ground, mingling with corpses. Tunneled beneath a radio mast, German soldiers await the order to blow themselves up. Russian tanks, struggling to break through enemy lines, bog down in a swamp, while a German runner, bearing messages from headquarters to the front, scrambles... more...
- Melville House 2009; US$ 27.00
Based on a true story, this never-before-translated masterpiece was overlooked for years after its author?a bestselling writer before World War II who found himself in a Nazi insane asylum at war?s end?died just before it was published. In a richly detailed portrait of life in Berlin under the Nazis, it tells the sweeping saga of one working-class... more...
- Other Press 2010; US$ 24.95
With the precision of a surgeon, Peter Stamm cuts to the heart of the fragile and revealing moments of everyday life. They are bankers, students, mothers, or retirees. They live in New York City or somewhere in Switzerland, they work in London or Riga, they cross paths in a Fado bar in Lisbon. They breathe the banal routine of daily life. It... more...