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- Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 15.98
One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Graenlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
1989 marks the end of post-war literature in Germany. Yet, where is the historical locus of contemporary literature? Unlike attempts to situate contemporary literature in terms of historical events, the present study attempts to develop a structural history based on Pierre Bourdieu?s concept of the ?literary field?, thereby shedding light on the long... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 45.68
Biographische Informationen Prof. Dr. Carsten Gansel lehrt Neuere deutsche Literatur und Literatur- und Mediendidaktik an der Universität Gießen. Dr. Markus Joch ist Associate Professor am Department of German Literature der Keio University in Tokyo. Dr. habil. Monika Wolting ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Germanistischen Institut der Universität... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.95
From the translator: No literary labor is more delightful to me than translating the beautiful thoughts and fancies of Hans Christian Andersen. My heart is in the work, and I feel as if my spirit were kindred to his; just as our Saxon English seems to me eminently fitted to give the simple, pure, and noble sentiments of the Danish mind. This True Story... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Fans of classic European melodrama will love The Robbers. Originally staged in the late eighteenth century, this play -- which follows the feud between brothers in an aristocratic German family -- was a blockbuster success that propelled Friedrich Schiller to the height of literary fame. The Robbers was later adapted into an equally renowned opera... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
This work details the dramatic final days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The action opens with Mary's unjust imprisonment and ends with her execution, which is ultimately ordered by Mary's morally conflicted cousin, Queen Elizabeth of England. Schiller's play is widely regarded as one of the finest literary distillations of these controversial... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 16.30
Eine kleine Stadt in den Achtzigerjahren, Schüler in einer Stimmung zwischen Angst und Erwartung, Angst vor Atomraketen, gegen die sie auf große Friedensdemos ziehen, und Erwartung, was ihre Zukunft, die Liebe, den Aufbruch ins Leben anbelangt, Der achtzehnjährige Jan, die Hauptfigur in Thomas Langs Roman, bewundert seine ältere Schwester An, die sich... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke served as a bridge between the themes and styles of the Romantic period and the concerns and anxieties that would give rise to modernism in the twentieth century. This collection brings together dozens of Rilke's most popular and critically acclaimed... more...