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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...

  • Introduction to Proustby Derrick Leon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This book, first published in 1940, provides an introduction to the life and work of the French novelist, critic, and essayist Marcel Proust, who is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time. This book will be of interest to students of literature. 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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    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$ 63.95

    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...

  • On Gide's PROMETHEEby Kurt Weinberg

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Through a careful rendering of the text, deciphering its hidden ironies, Mr. Weinberg sees Prométhée as a modern allegory, a parable wrought of allusions, symbols, and images drawn from classical antiquity and calvinist theology, and a multi-leveled sotie à miroirs . Originally published in 1972. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... 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...