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  • Büchner-Handbuchby Roland Borgards; Harald Neumeyer

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2009; US$ 51.88

    ?Büchner wieder lesen, heißt die eigene Lage schärfer sehn.? So umschreibt Christa Wolf die ungebrochene Aktualität Georg Büchners, dessen vielschichtiges ?uvre bis heute immer wieder zum Nachdenken auffordert. Neben Beiträgen zur Rezeption und Wirkung bietet das Handbuch detaillierte Analysen der Einzelwerke, die sowohl die Entstehungs- und Gattungsgeschichte... more...

  • Wer kauft Liebesgötter?by Dietrich Gerhardt

    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 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...

  • Die Reise um den Kopfby Anette Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 19.71

    In dieser Studie wird vor allem das Jugendwerk Jean Pauls auf seine Beziehung zur sensualistischen und empiristischen Philosophie der Ideenassoziation untersucht, die aus England kam und mit der Jean Paul durch den Philosophen Ernst Platner während seiner Leipziger Studienjahre vertraut wurde. Sein Verhältnis zu ihr ist jedoch ein gespaltenes: Während... more...

  • Bodenlosby Thomas Lang

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 18.68

    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...

  • Wissen - Erzählen - Traditionby Walter Erhart; Lothar Laak

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    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 philosophical... more...

  • Die »Passion-Betrachtungen« der Catharina Regina von Greiffenbergby Traugott Koch

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 63.14

    Die österreichische, lutherische Adlige Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg (1633?1694) ist allenfalls als Barockdichterin bekannt. Traugott Koch interpretiert zum ersten Mal ihr erbauliches Werk ausführlich. Dabei zeigt sich von Greiffenberg als große Theologin, die alle neutestamentlichen Texte samt der lutherischen Lehre direkt auf den Glauben und... more...

  • Gender and Genreby Stephanie M. Hilger

    University of Delaware 2014; US$ 69.99

    Gender and Genre explores the ways in which German women writers used literature, in the sense of belles lettres , to comment on the French Revolution and its aftermath. By doing so, these authors adapted major literary genres and questioned these genres? representation of women in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary sphere. more...