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  • The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimmby Edith Nesbit

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 8.99

    The well-known Brothers Grimm are famous for writing the world's greatest fairy tales. This excellent collection has been specially formatted for today's e-readers, and with easy navigation to your favourite tales is an excellent addition to any bookshelf.… more...

  • Tales from the Brothers Grimmby Brothers Grimm; Lisbeth Zwerger

    minedition 2013; US$ 10.99

    The Brothers Grimm are famous throughout the world for their tales and legends, which have been translated, retold, and illustrated by myriad authors and artists. Lisbeth Zwerger is one of the most highly regarded illustrators of children?s books and was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1990 to recognize her lifetime contribution to... more...

  • Der englische Eulenspiegelby Anja Hill-Zenk

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.59

    The study investigates Eulenspiegel , the European bestseller of the Early Modern Age. The history of its dissemination in England shows how strongly book printing there in the 16th century was predominated by German printers and sellers and demonstrates how a ?German? figure was received in England. The study presents that period's fascination... more...

  • Der öffentliche Vaterby Claudia Nitschke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    From the time it emerged in the 18th century until its collapse in the 20th century, the model of the bourgeois father held a central place in politics and literature. For the first time, the present study systematically examines the history of this construct with a focus on the interplay between the mechanisms of paternal authority and... more...

  • Positionen der Germanistik in der DDRby Jan Cölln; Franz-Josef Holznagel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    This collected volume contains chapters on different generations of scholars and various academic institutions (universities, Academy of Sciences, National Research and Memorial Sites of Classical German Literature in Weimar, German Studies abroad). Differentiated revisions of research achievements in linguistic and literary studies and in... more...

  • Disziplinäre Dichtungby Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    With the onset of modernity, the study of poetry emerged as a legitimate academic discipline. Conversely, authors became connected to a specialized discipline that organized and expanded knowledge about German literature. For the first time, the studies in this volume systematically discuss this connection using the philological practice... more...

  • Wirdig - Wolby Wilhelm Kosch

    De Gruyter 2015; Not Available

    The Dictionary of German Literature is one of the best-known and most comprehensive and reliable works of reference on German literature. It spans a period from the Early Middle Ages to most recent times. Vol. 34 includes articles on Johann Georg August Wirth and Heinrich Wittenwiler. The notion of 'literature' is defined very broadly,... more...

  • Revisionen des Mythosby Clemens Heydenreich

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 89.80

    Hiob hat die deutsche Literatur inspiriert wie keine andere Figur des Alten Testaments. Der Band nimmt die Varianten der Geschichte in den Blick. Das Hiobbuch wird als Meta-Mythos über die Literatur gelesen, der als Mittel zur Kontingenzbewältigung dient. Die Hiobtexte vom 12. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert sind jeweils zeitaktuelle Antworten... more...

  • Encyclopedia of German Literatureby Matthias Konzett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 425.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Doll's Houseby Henrik Ibsen; E. Haldeman-Julius

    The Floating Press 1923; US$ 3.95

    When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the ordinary life of a housewife. Gradually the tensions within her marriage become clear and build to a final, stunning action. The play is widely studied because of its sharp critique of 19th century marriage norms, and its feminist tendencies. more...