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  • 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$ 159.23

    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$ 55.22

    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...

  • Der Kaufmann von Berlinby Walter Mehring; Georg-Michael Schulz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 90.21

    Mehring?s drama, first staged by Erwin Piscator in 1929, caused the biggest theatre scandal of the Weimar Republic. It portrayed a diverse picture of the city of Berlin ? from the stock exchange to the ?Scheunenviertel? ? and a socio-political cross section through the German population after the First World War. The text, which also illustrates... more...

  • Franz Kafkaby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 42.00

    One of the most influential writers of this century, Kafka's work, most notably 'The Metamorphosis', 'The Castle', and 'The Trial', did not gain widespread recognition until after his death. Ages 15+. more...

  • Fastnachtspieleby Klaus Ridder

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 180.47

    The volume presents the papers delivered to an international conference on late medieval carnival plays (Blaubeuren 2007). Representatives from German, French and Dutch Studies, together with theatre and cultural historians examine carnival plays from the following perspectives: play topics and municipal politics, performance and reception,... more...

  • Karel ende Elegastby Geert Claassens

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 21.75

    Karel de Grote (742-814), de illustere Frankische vorst die in 1165, ruim driehonderd na zijn dood, heilig werd verklaard, is uit vele middeleeuwse verhalen bekend. Hoewel hij altijd de rol van monarch vervult, wordt zijn personage wisselend neergezet. Soms verschijnt Karel als een daadkrachtig strijder en aanvoerder, soms als een twijfelaar en een... more...

  • Op Hoop van Zegen - Herman Heijermansby Hans van den Bergh

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    Classic literature of the 19th century. (in Dutch) more...

  • The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka, New Editionby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00

    Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis climaxes in the very first line-the protagonist has indeed been transformed. The critical questions lie in the interpretation of the change. Kafka has been said to have offered everything from a psychological parable of the Oedipal struggle to a caricature of psychological readings. In this collection of new critical... more...

  • Scheppen riep hij gaat van Auby H.U. Jessurun d'Oliveira

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Een ?rommelig schutterstuk?, zo noemde Jessurun d?Oliveira zijn klassiek geworden bundel interviews met enkele van de beste Nederlandstalige romanschrijvers en dichters uit de naoorlogse periode, zoals W.F. Hermans, Lucebert, Harry Mulisch, Jan Wolkers, Hugo Claus, G.K. van het Reve en Leo Vroman. Voor ?rommelig? leze men liever veelzijdig, flitsend... more...