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  • The Snuffbox Murdersby Roger Silverwood

    Robert Hale 2011; US$ 4.36

    Inspector Angel and his team are looking for an antiques thief and murderer who tears out the tongue of anyone he fears might give him away. The Inspector also believes the murderer is walking in the footsteps of Herman Lamm, an infamous villain of a century earlier. The suspects are a disparate trio. The first is a conman who is always hovering near... more...

  • Textby Peter-Henning Haischer; Hans-Peter Nowitzki; Tina Hartmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    This volume presents Wieland?s work at the journal Der Teutsche Merkur . He wrote tirelessly for the magazine, ensuring it remained a quality publication. His contributions included Fragmente von Beyträgen zum Gebrauch derer, die sie brauchen können oder wollen (1778) and the incisive essay Zergliederung des Buchs, genannt: Leben,... more...

  • Pollockby Donald Wigal

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American dream as the country found itself confronted with the realities of a modern era replacing the fading nineteenth century. Pollock left home in search of fame and fortune in New York City. Thanks to the Federal Art Project he quickly won acclaim, and after the Second World... more...

  • Robert Musil's 'The Man Without Qualities'by Philip Payne

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This, the first comprehensive study of The Man Without Qualities, guides the reader towards Musil's central concerns. more...

  • Hugo von Hofmannsthalby Benjamin Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Professor Bennett examines Hofmannsthal's work in the context of literary theory and the history of philosophy. more...

  • Wilhelm Raabe zwischen Heldenepos und Liebesromanby Heiko Ullrich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    In 1898 Wilhelm Raabe proclaimed his historical narrative Hastenbeck to be the ?companion piece? to his 1888 novel Odfeld : ?In the wake of the Iliad from the Duchy of Braunschweig comes the Odyssey from the Duchy of Braunschweig.? By tracing how Raabe drew on the archetypes of the heroic epic ( The Iliad ), the love story ( The Odyssey... more...

  • Was ein Poëte kan!by Stefanie Arend; Claudius Sittig; Sonja Glauch; Martin Klöker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Paul Fleming (1609?1640) was one of the most important poets of the early modern period, and his contemporaries ranked him alongside Martin Opitz. This anthology is from an international symposium held on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Fleming?s birth. It assembles a series of papers that help provide a historical perspective... more...

  • Kafka-Lektürenby Gerhard Neumann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    The study of Kafka has been a respected field of research for many decades, and Gerhard Neumann is the best-known Kafka scholar. The present book documents the findings that have emerged over Neumann?s more than forty years of engagement with Kafka?s works. By exploring both thematic and editorial relationships, this volume provides two... more...

  • Stefan George und sein Kreisby Achim Aurnhammer; Wolfgang Braungart; Stefan Breuer; Ute Oelmann; Birgit Wägenbaur; Kai Kauffmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 685.00

    This handbook offers the first comprehensive overview of the life and work of Stefan George and his inner circle. It systematically addresses not only the internal network, but also the external effect of the individuals. For this purpose, the contributors critically analyzed the body of research, which has been consistently increasing... more...

  • Carl Einstein und die europäische Avantgarde/Carl Einstein and the European Avant-Gardeby Nicola Creighton; Andreas Kramer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This collection of essays investigates the relationship, as fraught as it is fascinating, between writer and art theorist Carl Einstein (1885-1940) and the European avant-garde. Einstein's significance for avant-garde aesthetics and his role in primitivism are probed in light of recent approaches to avant-garde studies, such as post-colonialism... more...