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- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
Sebastian and Oskar have been friends since their days studying physics at university, when both were considered future Nobel Prize candidates. But after their graduation, their lives took very different paths; while Oskar holds a prestigious research post in Geneva, Sebastian worries that he hasn't lived up to his intellectual promise, having chosen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1980; US$ 20.78
Composed in the early thirteenth century, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival is the re-creation and completion of the story left unfinished by its initiator Chrétien de Troyes. It follows Parzival from his boyhood and career as a knight in the court of King Arthur to his ultimate achievement as King of the Temple of the Grail, which Wolfram describes... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00
Dietrich Gerhardt takes as his starting point Goethe?s poem Love Gods in the Market-place that was published in Voss? Muses Almanach in 1796 and later became known under the title Who will buy Gods of Love?, to trace the modern transformations undergone in the pictorial arts, literature and music by the late antique motif of love gods. The study moves... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Fans of classic European melodrama will love The Robbers. Originally staged in the late eighteenth century, this play -- which follows the feud between brothers in an aristocratic German family -- was a blockbuster success that propelled Friedrich Schiller to the height of literary fame. The Robbers was later adapted into an equally renowned opera... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
This work details the dramatic final days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The action opens with Mary's unjust imprisonment and ends with her execution, which is ultimately ordered by Mary's morally conflicted cousin, Queen Elizabeth of England. Schiller's play is widely regarded as one of the finest literary distillations of these controversial... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 17.06
Eine kleine Stadt in den Achtzigerjahren, Schüler in einer Stimmung zwischen Angst und Erwartung, Angst vor Atomraketen, gegen die sie auf große Friedensdemos ziehen, und Erwartung, was ihre Zukunft, die Liebe, den Aufbruch ins Leben anbelangt, Der achtzehnjährige Jan, die Hauptfigur in Thomas Langs Roman, bewundert seine ältere Schwester An, die sich... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke served as a bridge between the themes and styles of the Romantic period and the concerns and anxieties that would give rise to modernism in the twentieth century. This collection brings together dozens of Rilke's most popular and critically acclaimed... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00
‘I lived the same life as everyone else, the life ofordinary people, the masses.’ Sitting in a prison cell in theautumn of 1944, Hans Fallada sums up his life under the NationalSocialist dictatorship, the time of ‘inwardemigration’. Under conditions of close confinement, inconstant fear of discovery, he writes himself free... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 65.03
Biographische Informationen Dr. Yvonne Al-Taie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Neuere deutsche Literatur und Medien der Universität Kiel. Reihe Palaestra Untersuchungen zur europäischen Literatur - Band 341 more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 14.34
Dieser Band präsentiert die drei bislang wichtigsten Stücke des jungen Dramatikers. »Mit »Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« stürmt Lukas Bärfuss die deutschen Bühnen«, schrieb »Die Welt«; und das Schweizer Radio feierte das Stück als »Sternstunde des Theaters«. 2015 kam der Film »Dora oder die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« (Regie: Stina... more...