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  • Brecht and East Asian Theatreby Anthony Tatlow; Tak-wai Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 21.00

    This book contains unique information about Berrolt Brecht and East Asian theatre. It focuses in particular on China and offers first and detailed accounts of important Brecht productions from those directly involved. Hence it grants remarkable insight into the problems of modern Chinese thaetre and its relationship to Western theatre and into possible... 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...

  • Hermann Hesseby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    - Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world--from the English medievalists to contemporary writers- Introductory essay by Harold Bloom more...

  • Autumn Leaves & The Ring: Poems By Frithby Frithjof Schuon

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    During the last three years of his life Frithjof Schuon wrote approximately 3,500 short poems in his mother tongue German. These poems, which have been called ?metaphysical music,? cover every possible aspect of spiritual doctrine, practice and virtue, as well as the role and function of beauty. They express every conceivable subtlety of spiritual... more...

  • Körper, Gehirne, Geneby Anna Alissa Ertel

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    German poetry of the 1990s is characterized by an intense examination of its relationship with the sciences. This book focuses on the works of the authors Durs Grünbein and Ulrike Draesner, two of the most important contemporary German poets, who increasingly take up scientific questions and motifs in their poems and essayistic texts on... more...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2006by dfi - Deutsch-Französisches Institut

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 69.99

    Kommunikation als Form politischen Handelns ist in den letzten Jahren zunehmend Gegenstand sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschungen geworden, doch kaum mit Blick auf Frankreich. Das Frankreich Jahrbuch 2006 schließt diese Lücke. Es versammelt im Themenschwerpunkt Beiträge zum französischen Typus der Regierungskommunikation, zu Strategien politischer Überzeugungsarbeit,... more...

  • Leben in Szenenby Ronald Hitzler; Arne Niederbacher

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 19.99

    Szenen sind 'wolkige' Formationen: Sie sind ständig in Bewegung und ändern fortwährend ihre Gestalt. Aus der Ferne scheinen die Ränder scharf zu sein und eine klare Gestalt zu ergeben. Je mehr man sich ihnen nähert, desto stärker jedoch verliert sich dieser Eindruck. Abgrenzungen erweisen sich als äußerst diffus, die Ränder überlappen sich mit anderen... more...

  • Lieutenant Gustlby Konstanze Fliedl

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 475.00

    This historical-critical edition provides the facsimile of the manuscript, a precise transcription and a text for reading. The text has been prepared using editorial notes and includes a literary commentary and a detailed edition report. Thus, the edition allows insight for the first time into the genesis of the work. Lieutenant Gustl... more...

  • Figaro läßt sich scheidenby Nicole Streitler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 419.00

    Against the backdrop of a classic plot, Ödön von Horváth?s comedy Figaro Gets a Divorce (written between 1934 and 1936) treats highly explosive topics of his time such as revolution and emigration. This text edition documents the complete creation process of the play, which is closely interwoven with the creation process of Don Juan... more...

  • Lanzeletby Ulrich von Zatzikhoven; Florian Kragl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 42.00

    Lanzelet is an enigmatic piece of Arthurian literature. Composed soon after 1194, it is the second German Arthurian romance. It was based on a French model, now lost, which could have been part of an "old" hardly accessible Arthurian tradition, so that Lanzelet is a key text in the early history of Arthurian romance. In addition, however,... more...