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- Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 14.09
The second part of Goethe's masterpiece opens with Faust struggling to recover from the death of his beloved Gretchen. The quick-witted demon Mephistopheles soon persuades him to look beyond his sorrow and enter the world of politics and power, but the great scholar is still eager for new sensations, and asks Mephistopheles to reveal Helen of Troy... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98
The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends. Lust: A Dictionary for the Insatiable Once just isn't... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
This collective volume interprets the texts of Fallada as an expression of the ?ideology of life? which was typical for the beginnings of the modern period (c. 1890?1955) ? thus differentiating itself distinctly from common analysis practice: The extreme conditions of the protagonists between emphatic and reduced life or the repeated ?changes... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
This study investigates the function of the recourse to the messianic tradition of Judaism among German-Jewish intellectuals between 1900 and 1933 (Benjamin, Bloch, Broch, Buber, Landauer, Rosenzweig, Scholem). Messianic figures of thought play an important role in the Jewish discourse of identity. Moreover, they are used productively... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, whose poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development and includes the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus in accurate and sensitive new translations. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 158.00
This volume investigates Heinrich Wittenwiler?s famous poem Ring. Main focus is the relation of the narrative to the traditional topoi of marriage, folly, and play. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00
How characteristic were the elements used in Theodor Storm?s (1817?1888) fiction? What were the rich fund of symbols and myths that he used? Few Storm interpreters have addressed themselves seriously to these questions. This study tries to fill this gap. more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
George Duchner died in 1837 at a tragically early age, and his three works for the stage remained virtually unknown for half a century. Today all three, especially Danton's Death, his great play about the French Revolution are performed regularly.ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature... more...