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  • Eine neue Vorstellungswelt herzustellen...by Anette Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2011; US$ 12.29

    Jean Pauls Ästhetik zeigt viele Verbindungen zu der englischen Philosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts, besonders zur Assoziationspsychologie, und nimmt die Ästhetik eines phantastischen Realismus teilweise vorweg. Aus dem assoziativen Schreiben entsteht ein Widerspruch zwischen Empirie und Phantasie, der eine produktive Spannung zwischen Bezeichnendem und... more...

  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéryby Joseph Hanimann

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2013; US$ 17.02

    Ganz anders als Walt Disney zähmte er die Schwermut, anstatt sie zu vertreiben, thematisierte Angst und Freundschaft, Liebe und Tod. Bis heute begeistert Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ein millionenfaches Publikum mit Werken wie "Südkurier", "Wind, Sand und Sterne", "Flug nach Arras" und "Der kleine Prinz". Doch wer... more...

  • Literatur kompakt: Günter Grassby Frank Brunssen; Gunter E. Grimm

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 11.35

    Frank Brunnsen legt mit diesem Literatur kompakt-Band eine konzentrierte Darstellung zu Grass' literarischem und publizistischem Werk vor. Er ordnet seine Schriften biografisch, literarhistorisch und politisch-sozial ein und arbeitet in Interpretationen wichtiger Werke zentrale Themen von Grass heraus. Dazu gehören die Auseinandersetzung mit der nationalsozialistischen... more...

  • Claude Simonby Celia Britton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This is a major study of the Nobel prize-winning French novelist Claude Simon. Simon is a complex figure: for all that he writes in a distinctively modern fictional tradition (exemplified by Proust, Joyce, Beckett and Robbe-Grillet), his novels contain strong elements of visual representation alongside a very different king of free-floating, anti-realist... more...

  • Sartreby Christina Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Transformations of Godotby Frederick Busi

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Didi, Gogo, Pozzo, Lucky -- the bizarre names stand out strangely against the bare-bones landscape of Waiting for Godot . In an intriguing new study of one of the most haunting plays of this century, Frederick Busi shows that these names serve important dramatic functions, reinforcing the changing roles assumed by the mysterious characters in their... more...

  • The Festive Play of Fernando Arrabalby Luis Oscar Arata

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Along with Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco, Fernando Arrabal is a major exponent of the Theater of the Absurd. In this study Arrabal's plays are seen as a contemporary expression of a festive form of theater that flourished during the Middle Ages and that had its roots in the drama of Aeschylus and Aristophanes. With this view of Arrabal's work,... more...

  • The Metamorphoses of the Selfby John M. Dunaway

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    American writer Julien Green's (1900--1998) origins, artistic motivation, and identity was a source of mystery and confusion even for those that most fêted him. The first non-French national to be elected to the Académie française, Green authored several novels ( The Dark Journey, The Closed Garden, Moira, Each Man in His Darkness, and the Dixie... more...

  • Collected Works of Paul Valery, Volume 2by Paul Valéry; H. Corke

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Includes some of Valéry's finest strokes of imagination, Broken Stories ; some of his wittiest observations, Mixtures, Poems in the Rough ; and even two of his great poems, Parables and The Angel ?all written in the form of prose. Originally published in 1970. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again... more...

  • Collected Works of Paul Valery, Volume 1by Paul Valéry; James R. Lawler

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 70.00

    Poems ranging from "La Jeune Parque" and "Le Cimetière marin" to occasional and light verse written as letters to friends, dedications in books, and inscriptions on ladies' fans demonstrate the wide scope of Valéry's lyric preoccupation. The bilingual edition, with David Paul's English translations facing the French texts, includes the autobiographical... more...