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  • Kafka's The Trialby Herberth Czermak

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99

    Kafka's books are filled with the blurring of reality and dreams. The "real" world is never enough for Kafka's characters, and they are always left yearning for a firm metaphysical anchor that they can never quite grasp. This book describes a man's persecution by an overwhelming power. more...

  • Paul Flemings Kußgedichte und ihr Kontextby Beate Hintzen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Unter dem Titel »Küsse« publizierte der deutsche Barocklyriker Paul Fleming (1609?1640) im Jahr 1631 einen Zyklus von lateinischen Liebesgedichten, den er einem Mitstudenten als Hochzeitsgabe dedizierte. Der Titel fokussiert nicht nur einen Teilaspekt der Liebesthematik, sondern stellt den Zyklus in die Tradition der frühneuzeitlichen Kussdichtung,... more...

  • The True Story of My Lifeby Hans Christian Andersen; Mary Howitt

    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 Robbersby Friedrich Schiller

    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...

  • Mary Stuartby Fredrich Schiller

    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...

  • Bodenlosby Thomas Lang

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 16.66

    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...

  • Poems of Rainer Maria Rilkeby Ranier Maria Rilke; Jessie Lamont

    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...

  • Figurationen des Polnischen im Werk Theodor Fontanesby Alexandra Dunkel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study addresses the textual modeling of the Polish language in the works of Theodor Fontane, examining diachronic shifts as well as thematic and narrative constants. Against the backdrop of Poland?s conflicted connection with Prussian history, the author shows that across genres, Poland was made into a major political-aesthetic phenomenon... more...

  • 2014/2015by Gottfried-Benn-Gesellschaft; Joachim Dyck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Das Benn Forum erscheint in Verbindung mit der Gottfried Benn Gesellschaft und veröffentlicht Aufsätze, Vorträge, Miszellen und Dokumente zu Benn und zur literarischen Moderne. Eine umfassende, periodisch angelegte Personalbibliographie informiert in einer systematischen Übersicht über neue Titel der Primär- und Sekundärliteratur zu Benn.... more...

  • Gotthold Ephraim Lessings ?Emilia Galotti? im Kulturraum Schule (1830?1914)by Carsten Gansel; Birka Siwczyk

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Prof. Dr. Carsten Gansel lehrt Neuere deutsche Literatur und Literatur- und Mediendidaktik an der Universität Gießen. Birka Siwczyk ist als wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Arbeitsstelle für Lessing-Rezeption Kamenz tätig.   Reihe Gotthold Ephraim Lessing im kulturellen Gedächtnis - Band 003 more...