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  • 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...

  • Une Étude Des Derniers Poèmes De Saint-John Perse, Lauréat Du Prix Nobel / A Study of the Later Poems of the Nobel Prize Winning Poet, Saint-John Perseby Victor Kocay

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    In addition to analyzing Perse’s later poems, this work also gives an account of Perse’s personal understanding of poetry. The analyses follow the poems closely, strophe by strophe, section by section, from the first of these poems Chronique, to the last published poems in the Mediterranean Cycle, Sécheresse and underscores the main... more...

  • Uren met Henk Broekhuisby Karel van het Reve

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 20.65

    In de bundel Uren met Henk Broekhuis bundelde Karel van het Reve een veertigtal scherpzinnige columns over evenzovele onuitroeibare gemeenplaatsen van onze tijd. Stellingen als 'Vergelijkingen dienen ter verduidelijking', 'Zwemmen bij eb is gevaarlijker dan bij vloed' en 'Seks en geweld zijn in boeken, films en op de tv alleen geoorloofd... more...

  • Wilhelm von Humboldt, Briefe Juli 1791 bis Juni 1795by Philip Mattson

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 391.00

    The c. 150 letters document the first 4 years of Humboldt?s marriage, which he began in rural seclusion, before spending his final year in Jena in daily contact with Schiller. Major themes include constitutional theory, Greek studies, and aesthetics, which are discussed in letter to Gentz, F. A. Wolf, C. G. von Brinkman, and C. G. Körner,... more...

  • Über Proust und Goetheby Ilse Walther-Dulk

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2000; US$ 9.45

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  • 8. November 1775 ? Ende 1779by Georg Kurscheidt; Elke Richter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 347.00

    This volume includes 561 of Goethe?s letters from his early Weimar years. Correspondence that was just starting (including that with Duke Carl August and Charlotte von Stein) are introduced in detail. The commentary also includes many documents published for the first time, such as Duke Carl August?s letters to J. F. von Fritsch from the... more...

  • Albert Camus the Algerianby David Carroll

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 29.99

    This original reading of Albert Camus' novels, short stories, and political essays concentrates on Camus' conflicted relationship with his Algerian background and finds important critical insights into issues of justice, the effects of colonial oppression, and the deadly cycle of terrorism and counterterrorism that characterized the Algerian War... more...

  • Alcoolsby Guillaume Apollinaire; Donald Revell

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 14.99

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  • Alfred Jarryby Jill Fell

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 16.95

    Alfred Jarry?s (1873?1907) creation of the monster-tyrant Ubu in his play Ubu Roi was a watershed in theater history and brought him instant notoriety following its Paris premiere in 1896. In this concise, critical biography, Jill Fell explores this and the many achievements that this multi-talented and influential writer and playwright crammed... more...

  • Andere Räume ? Räume des Anderenby Julia Odenthal

    Iudicium Verlag 2015; US$ 25.33

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