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  • Das Auge der Spracheby Boris Roman Gibhardt

    Deutscher Kunstverlag 2015; Not Available

    Marcel Proust ist nicht nur ein Denker der Erinnerung, sondern auch ein Dichter der Wahrnehmung. Dieses schreibende Sehen gipfelt, so der Ansatz dieser transdisziplinären Studie, in der Beschreibung von Ornamenten und Lineaturen. Auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Zeit birgt als Roman eine ganze Kunstgeschichte. Aus der Kunstkritik und John Ruskin-Lektüre... 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...

  • Georges Batailleby William Pawlett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In this comprehensive and engaging study Georges Bataille?s central ideas ? the sacred, community and eroticism ? are explored in detail. Bataille?s project to understand social bonds and energies at their most fundamental level and to re-energise society by challenging individualism is argued to be of continuing relevance to sociological thought.... more...

  • Der Prinz der Sterneby Rudolf Plott; Michael Milward; Foto: Maroc Desert by Gaellie

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Der Prinz der Sterne von Rudolf Plott verführt zur Lektüre von Saint-Exupérys Werk Der Kleine Prinz und enthüllt einiges über einen Menschen, der anders als andere gedacht hat. Weltweit wird Der Kleine Prinz gelesen, aber nur wenige Leser bedenken, dass es sich dabei nicht (nur) um ein Märchen, sondern um Saint-Exupérys ermächtnis an uns handelt.... more...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...