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  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... more...

  • Kafka's The Trialby Herberth Czermak

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99

    Kafka's books are filled with the blurring of reality and dreams. The "real" world is never enough for Kafka's characters, and they are always left yearning for a firm metaphysical anchor that they can never quite grasp. This book describes a man's persecution by an overwhelming power. more...

  • Wer kauft Liebesgötter?by Dietrich Gerhardt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    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.... more...

  • The Robbersby Friedrich Schiller

    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...

  • Mary Stuartby Fredrich Schiller

    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...

  • Bodenlosby Thomas Lang

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 16.66

    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...

  • Poems of Rainer Maria Rilkeby Ranier Maria Rilke; Jessie Lamont

    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...

  • Das Märchen von dem Schulmeister Klopfstock und seinen fünf Söhnenby Clemens Brentano; Wolfgang Bunzel

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 22.88

    »Es war einmal«: Diese vertraute Formel hat für Groß und Klein bis heute nichts von ihrem Zauber verloren. Mit ihr beginnt auch das Märchen vom Schulmeister Klopfstock, das Brentano frei nach einer italienischen Vorlage schuf. Mit verschwenderischer Phantasie erzählt er die Geschichte vom braven Schulmeister und seinen fünf Söhnen Gripsgraps, Pitschpatsch,... more...

  • Sentences and Rainby Elaine Equi

    Coffee House Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Equi's poems are under the breath asides from your cleverest friendwitty, thoughtful, and wry. more...

  • Wissen - Erzählen - Traditionby Walter Erhart; Lothar Laak

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    This book shows Christoph Martin Wieland?s independent position in the literature and culture of around 1800 in a new way: Wieland?s work describes a significant knowledge transfer between the Early Modern Age and the Modern Age. This is achieved by a double reference to the knowledge base of the Enlightenment on the one hand and to the... more...