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  • The Importance of Being Alfred (NHB Modern Plays)by Louise Welch

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    Twenty-three years after his affair with Oscar Wilde, Lord Alfred Douglas enters a conspiracy with a prominent homophobe… This play was first staged at Oran Mor, Glasgow in 2005. more...

  • Andere Räume ? Räume des Anderenby Julia Odenthal

    Iudicium Verlag 2015; US$ 25.33

    Die japanische Architektur ist zugleich ein Mythos, ein Klischee, eine Vision und Inspiration, schließlich ein Raum des Anderen. Sie ist Projektionsfläche der europäischen Träume und der japanischen Konzepte. ?Seit den mittelalterlichen Beschreibungen Marco Polos wurde die japanische Architektur in Europa wahrgenommen. Ihre Andersartigkeit... 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...

  • Critic of Civilizationby L. Clark Keating

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    As one of the outstanding minds of France, the career of George Duhamel reflects the universal range of his interests. A physician turned poet, playwright, novelist, publicist, critic, and world traveler, Duhamel for half a century has sought as a liberal humanist to defend the moral and aesthetic values of Western civilization against the encroachment... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...