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    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 90.95

    Diese Dokumentation der letzten zehn Jahre zeigt 65 Bauten und Projekte des international gefragten Büros RKW. Auf der Suche nach dem Erfolgsrezept reicht der Blick in zahlreichen Interviews und Essays dabei auch hinter die Kulissen. Das Arbeitsfeld spannt sich dabei von den Forschungsbauten für AUDI über Wohnhäuser, Schulen, Bahnhöfe und Einkaufszentren... more...

  • Die Studien des Prinzen Albert an der Universität Bonn (1837-1838)by Franz Bosbach

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    As a patron, Albert, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819?1861) successfully promoted the effectiveness of scientific institutions. For the first time, newly discovered sources in the state archives of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as well as the Royal Archives in Windsor Castle enable an authenticated account of Albert's university education and of the University... more...

  • Positivierung von Negativitätby Walter Haug; Ulrich Barton

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 280.00

    The volume contains a collection of 29 articles from the last years of Walter Haug's life, in particular theoretical literary and historical philosophical studies on the courtly romance and on mysticism, which are drawn closely together from the aspect of negativity. In addition, it includes texts on the heroic epic, Märendichtung (medieval fables)... more...

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    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 60.00

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    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 112.00

    Der Entwurfsatlas für den Wohnungsbau stellt Bauprojekte aus 50 Jahren vor: mit Grundrissen in einheitlichem Maßstab (1:200) und Datensteckbriefen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei die Grundriss-Idee und die Besonderheit des Wohnungsgrundrisses, die in kurzen, prägnanten Projekttexten anschaulich erklärt werden. Zusätzliche Grundrissdiagramme helfen, die... more...

  • The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophyby Thomas Gould

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.00

    Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise. In this book Thomas Gould uses both historical and theoretical approaches to explore tragedy and its power to gratify readers and audiences. He takes as his starting point Plato's moral... more...

  • Hedayat's "Blind Owl" as a Western Novelby Michael Beard

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    The Iranian writer Sadeq Hedayat is the most influential figure in twentieth-century Persian fiction--and the object of a kind of cult after his suicide in 1951. His masterpiece The Blind Owl is the most important novel of modern Iran. Its abrupt, tortured opening sentence, "There are sores which slowly erode the mind in solitude like a kind of... more...

  • Joyce's Uncertainty Principleby Phillip F. Herring

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.50

    Phillip Herring distinguishes the solvable problems from the truly insolvable mysteries in Joyce studies. His unusual and often witty book contains enough background material to appeal to a beginning reader of Joyce, yet it will be of the utmost importance to the specialist. He argues that Joyce formulated an uncertainty principle as early as the... more...

  • Stevens and the Interpersonalby Mark Halliday

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    With Wallace Stevens emerging as a father figure for American poetry of the late twentieth century, Mark Halliday argues that it is time for this "poet of ideas" to undergo an ethical critique. In this bold, accessible reconsideration of Stevens' work, he insists on the importance of interpersonal relations in any account of human life in the modern... more...