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  • The Collected Poems 1956 - 1998by Zbigniew Herbert

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19

    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his entire poetic output - from his first book of poems, String of Light , in 1956, to his final volume, previously unpublished in English, Epilogue of the Storm.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...

  • The Pear is Ripeby John Montague

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    The book is full of warm anecdotes and wry observations on the numerous literary, artistic and musical characters John Montague encountered, befriended and occasionally provoked. He recounts his personal and professional relationships with such luminaries as Patrick Kavanagh, Allen Ginsberg and, as co-founder of Claddagh Records, with composer Seán... more...

  • Hedda Gablerby Henrik Ibsen; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • A Trick of Sunlightby Dick Davis

    Ohio University Press 2006; US$ 11.99

    In his new collection of poems, Dick Davis, the acclaimed author of Belonging , addresses themes that he has long worked with?travel, the experience of being a stranger, the clash of cultures, the vagaries of love, the pleasures and epiphanies of meaning that art allows us. But A Trick of Sunlight introduces a new theme that revolves around the... more...

  • Romulus, My Fatherby Raimond Gaita

    The Text Publishing Company 1999; US$ 22.99

    Winner of the 1998 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction, Romulus, My Father is an iconic and deeply loved book. Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christina and their infant son Raimond soon after the end of World War II. Tragic events were to overtake... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 26.80

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

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 17.00

    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$ 21.44

    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...

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

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 42.54

    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...

  • »A la recherche de l?homme perdu«by Susanna Frings

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 37.22

    Die vorliegende Studie bietet eine neuartige Lesart des französischen Gegenwartsromans an. So wird anhand dreier Romane der vieldiskutierten und doch sehr gegensätzlichen Autoren Jean Echenoz, Jean-Philippe Toussaint und Michel Houellebecq aufgezeigt, dass das Ergründen ihres literarischen Projekts einer stärkeren Hinwendung zu ihrem ethischen und... more...