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  • Gottfried Keller und Theodor Fontaneby Ursula Amrein; Regina Dieterle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 173.52

    Gottfried Keller and Theodor Fontane are among the most important authors in Realism. A comparative reading of the two narrative writers reveals a multi-facetted interplay of similarities and differences. At the same time, an exemplary insight can be gained into the artistic positions and aesthetic processes of the time after 1848 up to the... 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...

  • Hoe moet ik het me voorstellen?by Jan Bloemendal

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50


  • Lanseloet van Denemerkenby H. van Dijk

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 14.00

    Classic literature of the Middle Ages. (in Dutch) more...

  • Round Dance and Other Playsby Arthur Schnitzler; J.M.Q. Davies; Ritchie Robertson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 11.99

    This is a unique collection of seven of Schnitzler's best known plays in a new English translation. They explore love, sexuality, and death in various guises, against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century Viennese decadence. The introduction explores the plays in relation to Schnitzler's life, to the culture of late twentieth-century Vienna, and to Modernism... more...

  • Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft (2007)by Dirk Göttsche; Ulf-Michael Schneider

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 62.00

    Founded in 1960, the Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft has been published by Max Niemeyer Verlag, Tübingen, since its 30th year (1989). More than a forum for the academic analysis of Wilhelm Raabe’s (1831–1910) extraordinarily extensive range of works, the yearbook has come to represent a publication focusing on German Realism in general.... more...

  • New Germans, New Dutchby Liesbeth Minnaard

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 57.50

    A bold and original analysis of the recent literature of migration by the Turkish-German and Moroccan-Dutch writers, exploring the literary and social ramifications of nationality more...

  • Literatur intermedialby Wolf Gerhard Schmidt; Thorsten Valk

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.67

    This collected volume examines ?intermediality? for the period from 1918 to 1968, a period determined by paradigm changes in the media (photography, film, radio etc) to a particular extent. The papers, on works by Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Alfred Döblin, Thomas Bernhard, W.G. Sebald, Robert Musil, Heiner Müller et al., reveal intermediality... more...

  • 2005-2008by Georg Büchner Gesellschaft

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.41

    The aim of the Georg Büchner Yearbook, which is published at irregular intervals, is “to serve Büchner research as a forum for stock-taking and innovation, reflection and debate, for documenting sources and imparting information swiftly, to support critical debate and understanding, and in so doing to cover the whole range of research... more...

  • Elizeby Margaretha H. Schenkeveld; Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 21.00

    Elisabeth Johanna Hasebroek (1811-1887) werd in haar tijd bewonderd door belangrijke critici als Bakhuizen van den Brink en Busken Huet om haar goedgeschreven en verfijnde psychologische romans. Ze exploreert daarin de verhoudingen tussen de seksen met speciale aandacht voor vrouwen die een leven van de geest willen leiden. Dit vierde deel van de Amazone-reeks... more...