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- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Fans of classic European melodrama will love The Robbers. Originally staged in the late eighteenth century, this play -- which follows the feud between brothers in an aristocratic German family -- was a blockbuster success that propelled Friedrich Schiller to the height of literary fame. The Robbers was later adapted into an equally renowned opera... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95
Tensions between Catholic and Protestant factions of the Roman Empire erupted into what became know as the Thirty Years' War in 1618. German poet, historian, philosopher and dramatist Friedrich Schiller writes about the effect this war had on the territories in which it was fought, most of which became modern-day Germany. Schiller wrote this history... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.18
This dramatic story recounts Mary, Queen of Scots's remaining days held captive in Fotheringay Castle. In scenes alternating between Mary's prison and Elizabeth's court at Westminster, Schiller's play gradually builds a compelling picture of a tragic heroine rising above her suffering to gain in insight and spiritual depth. In contrast Elizabeth, in... more...
- IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.94
Ebook con un sumario dinámico y detallado: - De la Gracia y la Dignidad - Guillermo Tell - Intriga y Amor - La Doncella de Orleáns - María Estuardo - Poesia Ingenua y Poesia Sentimental y de la Gracia y la Dignidad - DE LA GRACIA Y LA DIGNIDAD PREFACIO Freidrich Schiller fue un poeta, dramaturgo, filósofo e historiador alemán. Se le considera junto... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 0.92
Schillers ?Räuber? ist eines der wichtigsten Werke des Sturm und Drang und gehört zu den Klassikern der Weltliteratur. Mit dem Konflikt zwischen den Gebrüdern Moor werden die zeitlosen Fragen des menschlichen Seins aufgeworfen: die Frage nach Freiheit, Gerechtigkeit und bedingungsloser Loyalität. Beide Brüder kämpfen auf ihre Art und Weise gegen das... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1979; US$ 23.98
Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) was one of the most influential of all playwrights, the author of deeply moving dramas that explored human fears, desires and ideals. Written at the age of twenty-one, The Robbers was his first play. A passionate consideration of liberty, fraternity and deep betrayal, it quickly established his fame throughout Germany... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 12.99
One of Germany's greatest writers, Schiller is best known for his influential dramatic works. The Man Who Sees Ghosts , his only novel, was first published in 1789 and proved to be his most popular work, mainly owing to its masterful treatment of the then fashionable theme of the occult. While in Venice, a young prince of Protestant faith becomes... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
One of European theatre's major plays, Schiller's masterpiece hinges on a brilliantly imagined meeting between Mary, Queen of Scots - focus of simmering Catholic dissent and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England, who has imprisoned her. Isolated by their duplicitous male courtiers, the women collide headlong, each wrestling with the rank, ambition... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
A classic of 18th-century thought, Schiller's treatise on the role of art in society ranks among German philosophy's most profound works. An important contribution to the history of ideas, it employs a political analysis of contemporary society ? and of the French Revolution, in particular ? to define the relationship between beauty and art. more...
- Reclam Verlag 2014; US$ 3.25
Oft wird behauptet, Schiller habe mit seiner Erzählung der »wahren Geschichte« des berüchtigten Verbrechers Johann Friedrich Schwan, genannt der Sonnenwirt, das Genre der Kriminalgeschichte erfunden. Das hat er zwar nicht, dennoch ist das Werk, ein frühes und besonders erfolgreiches Beispiel für die überaus beliebte literarische Gattung, die Unterhaltung... more...