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  • Johann Georg Jacobi (1740?1814)by Achim Aurnhammer; C.J. Andreas Klein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 227.00

    Johann Georg Jacobi (1740-1814) is a significant representative of the German Enlightenment in its various spheres of experience, and range of aesthetic, political and religious options. This bibliography presents for the first time Jacobi?s work and extensive literary estate. A register of more than 2000 letters brings to light not only... more...

  • On the Shoreline of Knowledgeby Chris Arthur

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 21.95

    The carefully crafted, meditative essays in On the Shoreline of Knowledge sometimes start from unlikely objects or thoughts, a pencil or some fragments of commonplace conversation, but they soon lead the reader to consider fundamental themes in human experience. The unexpected circumnavigation of the ordinary unerringly gets to the heart of the... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Essayby Tracy Chevalier

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 315.00

    This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals... more...

  • On the Decay of the Art of Lyingby Mark Twain

    Joshua James Press 2006; US$ 2.99

    Observe, I do not mean to suggest that the custom of lying has suffered any decay or interruption--no, for the Lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend, is immortal, and cannot perish from the earth while this club remains.... more...

  • Freundschaften, Cliquen und Jugendkulturenby Marius Harring; Oliver Böhm-Kasper; Carsten Rohlfs; Christian Palentien

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 18.25

    Aus differenzierten Beziehungs- und Kontaktformen zu Gleichaltrigen eröffnen sich für Kinder und Jugendliche unterschiedliche Lebensräume. In diesen werden zahlreiche Bildungs- und Sozialisationsprozesse ausgelöst, die einen bedeutenden Einfluss auf die weitere Entwicklung haben. Ausgehend von der Frage, welchen Freizeitaktivitäten heutige Kinder und... more...

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