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  • Theodor Fontane Chronikby Roland Berbig

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 852.52

    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...

  • Das Weimarer Hoftheater unter Goethes Leitungby Birgit Himmelseher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 123.50

    Goethe was director of the Weimar Court Theatre from 1791 to 1817. During these years, which were characterized by political upheavals, he was not only a famous and influential poet but at the same time a close confidant of the Grand Duke Carl August and minister in his government. As theatre director he took advantage of both of his social... more...

  • USAby John M. Spalek; Konrad Feilchenfeldt; Sandra H. Hawrylchak

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 202.12

    This collection of essays is at the same time a reference work of previously unknown names and topics of German-language exile literature since 1933. The U.S. is one of the most important asylum countries for exiles from Germany, but also for exiles from other European countries where they were expelled by the Nazis. The book focuses on... 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 Bars of Atlantisby Durs Grünbein; Michael Eskin; John Crutchfield; Andrew Shields; Michael Hofmann

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 35.99

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

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Discusses when recognition or non-recognition plays a part in the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach. more...

  • The Plays of Heinrich von Kleistby Seán Allan

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    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 Druggist of Auschwitzby Dieter Schlesak; John Hargraves

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 22.99

    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...

  • 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...