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  • A Prophet in Two Countriesby Nancy Arms; G. M. D. Howat

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon is a narration of the true story of F.E. Simon whose work involved developing nuclear energy for the British during the Second World War. Franz Simon is a Jew born in Berlin and earns his doctorate degree from the University of Berlin. He works at the Physikalisch Chemisches Institut, and then as a... more...

  • First German Readerby Harry Steinhauer

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    Designed expressly for the beginning German language student, here is an outstanding collection of fifty-two short stories, poems, essays, and anecdotes. Each selection has been specially chosen for its power to evoke German life and culture. This dual-language edition features precise English translations on pages that face the original German text.... more...

  • Siddhartha (Dual-Language)by Hermann Hesse

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    With its excellent line-for-line English translation on facing pages, this handy dual-language volume allows students of German language and literature an ideal way to read the 1922 classic based on events from the life of Buddha. The restless young Brahmin Siddhartha undertakes a spiritual journey that takes him from years of asceticism to long-sought... more...

  • Introduction to German Poetryby Gustave Mathieu; Guy Stern

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    The poems in this anthology represent a panorama of the main trends in the development of the poetry of the German-speaking people. Beginning with a minnesong of the early Middle Ages and a poem of the seventeenth century, the book then focuses on the Age of Goethe (1749-1832). Inspired by Goethe and his contemporaries, German poetry was able to develop... more...

  • 103 Great Poemsby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    Exceptionally fine poetry by Germany's greatest literary figure spans a wide range of styles, forms and moods, offering a rich selection of the poet's verse ? from his earliest, "An den Schlaf" ("To Sleep"), written when he was 18, to his last great poem, "Verdächtnis" ("Legacy"), written when he was 80. more...

  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Selections)/Also sprach Zarathustra (Auswahl)by Friedrich Nietzsche

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95

    The most popular of Nietzsche's works. A symphony of language, it abounds in every kind of wordplay and an intricate network of leitmotifs. This dual-language edition features one third of Nietzsche's work, keeping the most famous concepts intact and encompassing a variety of moods and modes as well as the author's full linguistic scope. more...

  • The Sorrows of Young Werther/Die Leiden des jungen Wertherby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 13.95

    Loosely based on Goethe's personal experiences, the novel is written mostly in the form of letters in which Werther recounts his unrequited love for a married woman. Its Sturm und Drang style, portraying the rebellion of youthful genius against conventional standards, makes it a perennial favorite with readers of every era. more...

  • Five Great German Short Storiesby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.00

    5 outstanding selections from noble tradition: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment." For each selection the editor has supplied complete literal English translations on facing pages. Foreword. Introduction... more...

  • Great German Poems of the Romantic Eraby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Over 130 poems by 23 poets, including Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin, Tieck, Heine, Mörike, Storm, Nietzsche and many others. Excellent new literal English translations on facing pages, along with an informative introduction and concise evaluations of each poet. Unique opportunity to enjoy a rich sampling from one of the world?s great poetic traditions.... more...

  • Death in Venice & A Man and His Dogby Thomas Mann; Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Two works by one of the 20th-century's great writers. In Death in Venice, a renowned author finds himself infatuated by a young boy ? an attraction that proves fatal. A Man and His Dog is a charming essay about Mann's canine companion, a friendly mongrel pointer that accompanies the author on his morning walks. more...