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  • Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft 2010by Ulf-Michael Schneider; Dirk Gattsche

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 70.00

    Das 1960 gegründete Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft erscheint seit dem 30. Jahrgang (1989) im Max Niemeyer Verlag Tübingen. Es bildet nicht nur ein Forum der fachwissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung mit dem ungewöhnlich umfangreichen Erzählwerk Wilhelm Raabes (1831-1910), sondern hat sich über die Jahre hinweg auch zu einem... more...

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    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 447.00

    In dem zwischen 1934 und 1936 entstandenen Schauspiel Don Juan kommt aus dem Krieg unternimmt Ödön von Horváth eine Analyse der Inflationszeit anhand der Figur eines Kriegsheimkehrers und entwirft über dessen Suche nach seiner verlorenen Braut zugleich eine Metaphysik der Liebe. Horváths Don Juan ist kein dämonischer und skrupelloser Verführer wie... more...

  • Theodor Fontane Chronikby Roland Berbig

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 1,063.00

    Die Chronik von Leben und Werk des Schriftstellers Theodor Fontane schließt nach der 2006 erschienenen Bibliographie die zweite seit langem beklagte Lücke in der Fontane-Forschung. Erstmals werden alle zugänglichen Quellen zur Lebens- und Werkgeschichte Fontanes systematisch erschlossen und die daraus gewonnenen Informationen nach Einzelrubriken... more...

  • Dark Matterby Juli Zeh; Christine Lo

    Random House 2010; US$ 11.27

    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...

  • The Art of Recognition in Wolfram's 'Parzival'by Dennis Howard Green

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 35.00

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  • The Bars of Atlantisby Durs Grünbein; Michael Eskin; John Crutchfield; Andrew Shields; Michael Hofmann

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 24.50

    This landmark collection of essays by one of the world's greatest living authors makes Durs Grünbein's wide-ranging and multifaceted prose available in English for the first time, and is a welcome complement to Ashes for Breakfast , his first book-length collection of poetry in English. Covering two decades, The Bars of Atlantis unfurls the entire... more...

  • The Plays of Heinrich von Kleistby Seán Allan

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 35.00

    An accessible 1996 study of the plays of Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811), whose work has been highly influential in contemporary German writing. more...

  • The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilkeby Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Mitchell; Stephen Mitchell; Robert Hass

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    "This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Robbersby Friedrich Schiller

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    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 Druggist of Auschwitzby Dieter Schlesak; John Hargraves

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 6.79

    Dieter Schlesak's haunting novel The Druggist of Auschwitz —beautifully translated from the German by John Hargraves—is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of criminal and victim alike. Adam, known as "the last Jew of Schäßburg," recounts with disturbing clarity his imprisonment at the infamous Auschwitz concentration... more...