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- Faber & 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... more...
Der TVöD - Fluch oder Segen? Eine Analyse zur Einführung eines neuen Tarifvertrages im öffentlichen DienstDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.38
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$ 27.76
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 35.99
An adventure with a roving genius of literary criticism Michael Hofmann--poet, translator, and intellectual vagabond--has established himself as one of the keenest critics of contemporary literature. Safely nestled between the covers of Where Have You Been? , he offers a hand to guide us and an encouraging whisper in our ear, leading us on a trip... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 29.15
Michael Hofmann was born in 1957 in Freiburg, Germany, and came to England in 1961. He has published four volumes of poems and won a Cholmondeley Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for poetry. His translations have won many awards, including the Independent 's Foreign Fiction Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the P.E.N./Book of... 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...
- 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...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 15.95
Alexander Herzog, a young writer, goes to Vienna to escape his debts and a failed love affair. There he is pursued by book-loving Ganna: giddy, girlish, clumsy, eccentric, and wild. Dazzled and unnerved by her devotion to him, and attracted to the large dowry offered by her wealthy father, he thinks he can mold Ganna into what he wants. But no one... 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...