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    Haus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95

    Alex Capus, in a riveting adventure story, sets out to prove that Robert Louis Stevenson?s "treasure island" really existed. more...

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    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 42.27

    Immanuel Hermann Fichtes ?System der Ethik? ist vor dem Hintergrund einer innenpolitischen Erstarrung als Folge der Revolution von 1848 und des in Deutschland sich nahezu gleichzeitig ereignenden wirtschaftlichen ?Take-off? des beginnenden Industriezeitalters verfasst. In direktem Bezug auf diese Umbruchssituation bietet Fichtes Konzeption, die Wolfram... more...

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    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...

  • Sophie Discovers Amerikaby Rob McFarland; Michelle Stott James

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Cultural and literary historians investigate the unique literary bridge between German-speaking women and the "New World," examining novels, films, travel literature, poetry, erotica, and photography. more...

  • Bertolt Brecht in Americaby James K. Lyon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00

    This colorful account of Bertolt Brecht's move from Germany to America during the Hitler era explores his activities as a Hollywood writer, a playwright determined to conquer Broadway, a political commentator and activist, a social observer, and an exile in an alien land. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...

  • Literary Exiles from Nazi Germanyby Johannes F. Evelein

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    Captures the learning process of Nazi-era literary exiles following in the footsteps of legendary literary exemplars of exile. 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...

  • 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...

  • Peter Handkeby Anna Kinder

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Peter Handke is not only regarded as one of the most important contemporary authors of German literature, but also as one of the most controversial. In this volume, literary scholars and their colleagues undertake a critical assessment, examining the literary, aesthetic, and political waypoints, locations, and positions traversed by this writer, who... more...