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  • 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$ 215.30

    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...

  • Hans Falladaby Patricia Fritsch-Lange; Lutz Hagestedt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 118.39

    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$ 365.03

    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...

  • 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...

  • ¡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...

  • Selected Poemsby Rainer Maria Rilke; Robert Vilain; Susan Ranson; Marielle Sutherland

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 9.99

    Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, whose poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development and includes the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus in accurate and sensitive new translations. more...

  • 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...