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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...

  • Tatort Germanyby Lynn M. Kutch; Todd Herzog

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    New essays by leading scholars examining today's vibrant and innovative German crime fiction, along with its historical background. more...

  • Die Ästhetik des Schönen und Erhabenenby Hannah Dingeldein

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 41.51

    Welche Wirkung hat Friedrich Schillers Ästhetik des Schönen und Erhabenen auf das Werk Uwe Johnsons? Die Spannung zwischen der Versöhnungssehnsucht des Schönen und der Verlusterfahrung des Erhabenen liegt Johnsons Romanen strukturgebend zugrunde. So konfrontiert Johnson einerseits seine Protagonisten mit geschichtlichen und persönlichen Erfahrungen... more...

  • Wissenstransfer und Auctoritas in der frühneuzeitlichen niederländischsprachigen Literaturby Bettina Noak

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 39.43

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Bettina Noak arbeitet als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie der FU Berlin.   Reihe Berliner Mittelalter- und Frühneuzeitforschung - Band 019 more...

  • Der Sommer den man zurückwünscht / Beinahe ein Vorzugsschülerby Max Brod; Sigrid Brunk

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 25.04

    In der farbenprächtigen sommerlichen Seelandschaft des Ostseebades Misdroy auf der Insel Wollin erlebt eine kleine Prager Familie um das Jahr 1899 einen fröhlichen Ausnahmezustand. Selbst die strenge Mutter ist hier erträglich, wo die vornehme Atmosphäre des alten Österreich auf die rauhere des Nordens trifft. Das gesellige Leben der Prager deutschsprachigen... more...

  • Bodenlosby Thomas Lang

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 18.57

    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...