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  • Im bitteren Menschenlandby Ernst Goll; Christian Teissl

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung "Ernst Goll ist ein Dichter. In seine Lyrik braucht man sich nicht erst mühsam hineinzulesen. Ihr Gefühlston ist echt ..." Derart euphorisch begrüßte vor hundert Jahren die deutsche Kritik das Buch "Im bitteren Menschenland" als Debüt und Vermächtnis eines jungen österreichischen Autors, dessen Name heute kaum noch geläufig ist.... more...

  • Briefwechsel und Übertragungenby Stefan George; Stéphane Mallarmé; Enrico De Angelis; Enrico De Angelis; Ute Oelmann

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 18.66

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Begegnung Stefan Georges mit Stéphane Mallarmé stellte für ersteren geradezu eine Einweihung in die Poesie dar. Sein Leben und seine Poesie hatten mit dieser Begegnung ihre Richtung erhalten. Wie kein anderer Dichter entsprach George den von Mallarmé gestellten idealistischen Anforderungen. George übersetzte unter anderem Mallarmés... more...

  • The Education of Hyman Kaplanby Leo Rosten

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65

    Leo Rosten wrote his first tale of Hyman Kaplan when he was 24 and it was published to great applause by the "New Yorker". Over the next two years the magazine ran all 15 of the original stories that were eventually published in 1937 as "The Education of Hyman Kaplan". more...

  • The Return of Hyman Kaplanby Leo Rosten

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65

    Twenty years after his first collection of tales about that Don Quixote of adult education, Leo Rosten brought Hyman Kaplan back for a second term on the bottom rung in the beginner's grade at the American Night Preparatory School for Adults. more...

  • Australians Allby Nadia Wheatley; Ken Searle

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 45.45

    A lavish and comprehensive new history of Australia told through the lives of young people, from the Ice Age to the Apology. 'Nadia has performed an essential service to history and the young.' - Thomas Keneally more...

  • Voices of the Rainbowby Kenneth Rosen

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    Kenneth Rosen?s haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four tribal affiliations, including, Sioux, Pawnee, Choctaw, Seminole, Laguna Pueblo, Cherokee, Anishinabe, Mohawk, Seneca, and Seminole. An Indian... more...

  • The Man Called Brown Condorby Thomas E. Simmons

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    How did a black child, growing up in segregationist Mississippi during the early 1900s, become the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Corps during the brutal Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935? In this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thoma more...

  • Literarische Räumeby Steffen Martus; Christine Lubkoll; Martin Huber; Yvonne Wübben

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00

    Der "spatial turn" beschäftigt seit einigen Jahren die Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften. Auch in der Sprach- und Literaturforschung ist die Aufmerksamkeit für die Räumlichkeit von Texten sowie die Frage nach der Lesbarkeit von Räumen in unterschiedlichen Hinsichten wichtig geworden, nicht zuletzt im Blick auf die 'Territorialität' von Sprache und kulturell-sozialer... more...

  • Ascension Theoryby Christopher Bolin

    University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 18.00

    “This meditation,” writes Christopher Bolin in Ascension Theory ,“is about appearing without motes between us: / it is practice for presenting oneself to God.” Bolin’s stark and masterful debut collection records a deeply moving attempt to restore poetry to the possibilities of redemptive action. The physical and emotional... more...

  • The Calendar and Other Versesby Irving Sidney Dix

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Over the course of his varied career, American poet Irving Sidney Dix served in a number of roles, including soldier, stenographer and newspaper editor. This breadth of experience gave Dix insight into the everyday lives of working men and women, a perspective that resonates throughout the stirring poems collected in The Calender and Other Verses,... more...