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  • Deep Fieldby Philip Gross

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.59

    In his nineties Philip Gross?s father, a wartime refugee, began to lose his several languages, first to deafness, then profound aphasia. Deeply thought as well as deeply felt, these poems reach into that gulf to find him – through recovery of histories both spoken and unspoken as well as an excavation of the spoken word itself. Readers who admired... more...

  • The Absence of Warby David Hare

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65

    The Absence of War offers a meditation on the classic problems of leadership, and is the third part of a critically acclaimed trilogy of plays ( Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges ) about British institutions. Its unsparing portrait of a Labour Party torn between past principles and future prosperity, and of a deeply sympathetic leader doomed... more...

  • Martin Crimp's Theatreby Clara Escoda Agusti

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book is a timely intervention in theatre studies which reads Martin Crimp?s plays in the context of contemporary, late capitalist societies of control or of ?spectacle?, and explores how female collapse in particular works as a form of denunciation of the violence of globalized, free-market economy. It contends that Crimp can best be understood... more...

  • Moontideby Niall Campbell

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Niall Campbell grew up on South Uist in Scotland?s Outer Hebrides, and his first collection, Moontide, is filled with images of the island's seascapes, its myths, its wildlife, and the long dark of its winters. Quietly reflective and deftly musical, these thoughtful poems resonate with silence and song, mystery and wonder, exploring ideas of companionship... more...

  • (En-)Gendering a Popular Theatrical Genreby Merle Tönnies

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 40.95

    Situated on the borderline between literary and cultural studies, this work is based on the analysis of more than 500 nineteenth-century British dramas (many of them only available as manuscripts). The main focus is on the genre of melodrama, with other dramatic forms used as a comparative background. The study draws on cultural studies models of the... more...

  • The Collected Poems 1956 - 1998by Zbigniew Herbert

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 21.86

    Zbigniew Herbert is one of the outstanding poets of the last century. This exceptional new translation brings together, for the first time in English in one volume, his entire poetic output - from his first book of poems, String of Light , in 1956, to his final volume, previously unpublished in English, Epilogue of the Storm. As Joseph Brodsky... more...

  • Die Zigarette und andere Storiesby Paula Fox; Karen Nölle; Bernadette Conrad; Hans-Ulrich Möhring

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 16.61

    Ein Mann sitzt nach einer Beerdigung an einem strahlend hellen Sommertag im Kino, sieht <BR>einen Zeichentrickfilm an und fängt plötzlich an zu schreien; eine Frau, die auf einer von <BR>einem Ölteppich eingeschlossenen Insel lebt, verliebt sich unsterblich in den alten Künstler, <BR>für den sie täglich putzt, ohne kaum je mehr als... more...

  • The Plays of Harold Pinterby Christoph Krüger

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 20.94

    Hauptbeschreibung The plays of Harold Pinter, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, have been widely discussed by critics and theatregoers for the last 50 years. While his early plays are regarded as classical pieces of the Theatre of the Absurd, which is said to be apolitical, his later works are recognized as manifestations of... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlen: Psychisch kranke Frauen in Einrichtungen der Wohnungslosenhilfeby Jutta Preisinger

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 26.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Aktuelle Zahlen belegen, dass der Anteil der psychischen Erkrankungen in der Allgemeinbevölkerung in den vergangenen Jahren deutlich zugenommen hat. Ungleich schneller wächst die Zahl von psychisch Kranken in Einrichtungen der Wohnungslosenhilfe - eine Tatsache, auf die soziale Dienste und Einrichtungen häufig weder inhaltlich,... more...

  • Die Lust am Töten - Der weibliche Vampir in der russischen Literatur von Aleksej Tolstoj und Ivan Turgenevby Irina Frey

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 36.64

    Hauptbeschreibung Man nenne sie Lamia, Lillith und Empuse. Die Gestalt der Wiedergängerin, des weiblichen Vampirs, 'geistert' schon seit langem im kulturellen Gedächtnis der Menschheit herum und stellt, nicht zuletzt wegen ihres verworfenen Frauenbildes, ein interessantes Forschungsfeld dar. Als Personifikation der menschlichen Ängste vor Tod und... more...