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History of German literature

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  • Theodor Stormby David Artiss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    How characteristic were the elements used in Theodor Storm?s (1817?1888) fiction? What were the rich fund of symbols and myths that he used? Few Storm interpreters have addressed themselves seriously to these questions. This study tries to fill this gap. more...

  • Death in Veniceby Will Aitken

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A Queer Film Classic on Luchino Visconti?s lyrical 1971 film adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel. more...

  • "High" und "low"by Thomas Wegmann; Norbert Christian Wolf

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The history of aesthetics portrays the relationship between ?high? and ?low?, i.e. between high and popular culture, as being strongly antagonistic. On the other hand crossovers to ?illegitimate? forms of art, the integration of various forms of non-art and a striking appreciation of ?accessory parts? or the supposedly secondary have become... more...

  • Danton's Death, Leonce and Lena, Woyzeckby Georg Büchner; Victor Price

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    George Duchner died in 1837 at a tragically early age, and his three works for the stage remained virtually unknown for half a century. Today all three, especially Danton's Death, his great play about the French Revolution are performed regularly.ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature... more...

  • Textby Peter-Henning Haischer; Hans-Peter Nowitzki; Tina Hartmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    This volume presents Wieland?s work at the journal Der Teutsche Merkur . He wrote tirelessly for the magazine, ensuring it remained a quality publication. His contributions included Fragmente von Beyträgen zum Gebrauch derer, die sie brauchen können oder wollen (1778) and the incisive essay Zergliederung des Buchs, genannt: Leben,... more...

  • The Snuffbox Murdersby Roger Silverwood

    Robert Hale 2011; US$ 4.36

    Inspector Angel and his team are looking for an antiques thief and murderer who tears out the tongue of anyone he fears might give him away. The Inspector also believes the murderer is walking in the footsteps of Herman Lamm, an infamous villain of a century earlier. The suspects are a disparate trio. The first is a conman who is always hovering near... more...

  • Weimar Classicismby David Gallagher

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    WEIMAR CLASSICISM: This descriptive term, designating a unique and verybrief epoch of literary and cultural achievement in Germany, is familiar to everystudent of German literature and culture. It was not always so. Only toward theend of the nineteenth century was the term introduced retrospectively in referenceto the few years at the end of the preceding... more...

  • Robert Musil's 'The Man Without Qualities'by Philip Payne

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This, the first comprehensive study of The Man Without Qualities, guides the reader towards Musil's central concerns. more...

  • Hugo von Hofmannsthalby Benjamin Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Professor Bennett examines Hofmannsthal's work in the context of literary theory and the history of philosophy. more...

  • Dutch Literature in the Age of Rembrandtby Maria A. Schenkeveld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 44.95

    Dutch literature of the 17th century, while not as famous as other elements of the culture of the Dutch Golden Age, deserves independent focus, not only because of its own intrinsic worth, but also because of the evidence of strong social concern that it presents and the light it sheds on other aspects of the Golden Age. Despite this, outside the Netherlands... more...