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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$ 213.28

    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$ 149.28

    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...

  • Lustby Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95 US$ 9.86

    The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends. Lust: A Dictionary for the Insatiable Once just isn't... more...

  • Hans Falladaby Patricia Fritsch-Lange; Lutz Hagestedt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 117.28

    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$ 361.60

    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 US$ 8.99

    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...