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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...

  • Don Juan kommt aus dem Kriegby Nicole Streitler

    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

    Following the bibliography published in 2006, this chronicle of the life and work of the author Theodor Fontane closes the second gap in Fontane research and thus satisfies a need which has been keenly felt for a long time. All available sources relating to the history of Fontane?s life and work are accessed here systematically for the first... more...

  • Das Weimarer Hoftheater unter Goethes Leitungby Birgit Himmelseher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    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$ 252.00

    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...

  • 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 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...