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  • De minotaurus onzer zedenby Myriam Everard; Ulla Jansz

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 33.00

    Minotaurus! ?t Is ?n veelslachtig wezen met ?n muil als een statenbybel, en ?n reusachtige breikous tot achterlyf dat uitloopt in ?n borduurnaald.? Tegen dit monster, symbool voor de christelijke zeden en gewoonten van zijn tijd, nam Multatuli het hartstochtelijk op. Ten behoeve van vrouwen, want aan De minotaurus onzer zeden werden alleen vrouwen... more...

  • The Robbers and Wallensteinby F. Lamport; Friedrich Schiller

    Penguin Books Ltd 1979; US$ 21.14

    Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) was one of the most influential of all playwrights, the author of deeply moving dramas that explored human fears, desires and ideals. Written at the age of twenty-one, The Robbers was his first play. A passionate consideration of liberty, fraternity and deep betrayal, it quickly established his fame throughout Germany... more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 14.09

    The second part of Goethe's masterpiece opens with Faust struggling to recover from the death of his beloved Gretchen. The quick-witted demon Mephistopheles soon persuades him to look beyond his sorrow and enter the world of politics and power, but the great scholar is still eager for new sensations, and asks Mephistopheles to reveal Helen of Troy... more...

  • Ludwig Tieckby Claudia Stockinger; Stefan Scherer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 212.44

    With his own literary production and his literary scholarship and criticism, Ludwig Tieck (1773?1853) was a determining figure in literature and cultural activity around 1800 and in the epochal situation after the (Goethean) ?art period?. This reference work presents Tieck?s life and times, locates his work in its aesthetic tradition and... more...

  • Photographie, Malerei und visuelle Wahrnehmung bei Theodor Fontaneby Nora Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 148.69

    The study investigates the influence of the two visual media photography and painting on the works of Theodor Fontane. Firstly, the author analyzes images that can be properly acknowledged only with reference to the historical context. Secondly, she considers the changes in visual perception prompted by the new visual media that arose... more...

  • Hans Falladaby Patricia Fritsch-Lange; Lutz Hagestedt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 116.82

    This collective volume interprets the texts of Fallada as an expression of the ?ideology of life? which was typical for the beginnings of the modern period (c. 1890?1955) ? thus differentiating itself distinctly from common analysis practice: The extreme conditions of the protagonists between emphatic and reduced life or the repeated ?changes... more...

  • Fragmente der Frühromantikby Friedrich Strack; Martina Eicheldinger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 360.18

    In the Romantic Movement, the fragment acquired the status of an autonomous artistic genre which no longer points back to a mutilated ?whole? but indicates future completion. The age was marked by an awareness of radical change in religion, philosophy and learning which demanded a fragmentary style which gives Early Romantic literature... more...

  • Strooidak en toringby Izak de Villiers

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Een van die prominentste figure in die Afrikaanse media se herrinnerings aan mense en tye. more...

  • ¡Juguemos! (Let's Play)by Sara A. Johnson

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    Did you know that you use subtraction when you play games? Everything from picking a winning team, jumping rope, and playing hopscotch uses subtraction. See subtraction in action as you read this book! 32pp. more...

  • Verweerskrifby Antjie Krog

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Antjie Krog se bundel oor oudword: Die mens vergaan; Tafelberg bly staan more...