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  • Vom Römertum zum Ästhetizismusby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 157.19

    The renowned Roman politician, Pliny the Younger (c. AD 61-112), was a versatile and productive author, from whom 9 books of letters, an exchange of letters with Trajan and an extensive panegyric for the same emperor are extant. The individual letters of books 1-9 are artistically composed and for the most part deal with general matters, for... more...

  • Sprachtheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    The 20th century is the century in which language was thematised. Philosophers and linguisticians occupied themselves with the phenomenon of "language" to a degree and in a breadth hitherto unknown. Language was not just regarded as a semiotic system (Saussure) but also as an organon (Bühler), organ (Chomsky), game (Wittgenstein), Letter (Lacan),... more...

  • Metaphertheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 168.43

    The de Gruyter lexicon Metaphor Theories provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of metaphor, a compendium-like overview of all metaphor theories, and an extensive bibliography on the topic. Existing metaphor theories are divided into four main categories: 1. structural theories (Coseriu, Jakobson, et al.), 2. pragmatic... more...

  • Symboltheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 168.43

    Symbol theories exist where the concept of symbol is applied. This concept of symbol is referred to in different theoretical contexts: in language theory, cognitive theory, art historical theory, semiotics, awareness theory, and sociological theory. The book addresses 38 different approaches. The description covers theorists from Aristotle... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Komödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 157.19

    One of the principal dilemmas for scholars of Roman comedy is demonstrating its originality compared to its (sometimes lost) Greek forebears. In 30 papers written between 1973 and 2013, ten of them previously unpublished, the author uses close analysis of the works of Plautus and Terence to reveal each dramatist?s unique style of dramaturgy... more...

  • Von der Deutschen Akademie zum Goethe-Institutby Eckard Michels

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 50.49

    Ursprünglich auch als Wissenschaftsakademie gedacht, entwickelte sich die Deutsche Akademie in den dreißiger Jahren zur Pionierorganisation für die Verbreitung der deutschen Sprache im Ausland. Ihren größten Expansionsschub erhielt sie im Zweiten Weltkrieg, als das NS-Regime im Gefolge der Siege der Wehrmacht Deutsch zur führenden Weltsprache machen... more...

  • Akustik und Schallschutzby Eckard Mommertz

    DETAIL 2008; US$ 44.82

    Schallschutz und Akustik vermittelt allen Fachplanern, Architekten, aber auch interesierten Bauherren praxisnahe Kenntnisse zum Thema Akustik im Hochbau, angefangen von normativen Regelungen über Planungs- und Prognosemethoden bis hin zu den Bereichen Raumakustik, Bauakustik und Schallschutz im Städtebau. Typologische Kapitel erläutern beispielhaft... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 157.19

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Praktikum in Werkstoffkundeby Eckard Macherauch

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.58

    V 1 Strukturelle Beschreibung reiner Metalle.- V 2 Gitterstrukturbestimmung mit Röntgenstrahlen.- V 3 Gitterstörungen.- V 4 Schmelzen und Erstarren von Metallen und Legierungen.- V 5 Optische Metallspektroskopie.- V 6 Röntgenfluoreszenzanalyse.- V 7 Thermische Analyse.- V 8 Lichtmikroskopie von Werkstoffgefügen.- V 9 Härtemessung.- V 10 Kaltumformen... more...

  • Reminiscences of a Stock Operatorby Edwin Lef?vre; Roger Lowenstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 40.00 US$ 28.00

    "Although Reminiscences ...was first published some seventy years ago, its take on crowd psychology and market timing is a s timely as last summer's frenzy on the foreign exchange markets." — Worth magazine "The most entertaining book written on investing is Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefèvre, first published in 1923."... more...