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  • Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700-1766)by Eric Achermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Johann Christoph Gottsched is one of the key figures in the early German enlightenment. This volume covers the entire gamut of Gottsched research, re-examines all accepted wisdom, and proposes new assessments for discussion. It pays particular attention to lesser known aspects of Gottsched?s work, such as his contributions to the natural... more...

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    The study analyzes strategies serving the constitution of meaning in »Reinfried and Apollonius«, proceeding from there to propose a new definition of what it is that significantly distinguishes romances on courtly love (Minne) and adventure from other verse romances. As specific expressions of aristocratic identity and existence, courtly... more...

  • Texte zum Sprechen bringenby Christiane Ackermann; Ulrich Barton; Anne Auditor; Susanne Borgards

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    This Festschrift on the occasion of Paul Sappler's 70th birthday contains over 30 papers from both younger colleagues and those of long standing. The main emphases in the volume are on Paul Sappler's own areas of interest - courtly lyric, courtly, heroic and minor epics, medieval and early modern drama, text editions and commentaries, lexicography.... more...

  • Lustby Adams Media

    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...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...

  • The Thing and Artby Arvydas Aeliogeris; Robertas Beinartas

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 47.60

    On the grounds of the interpretation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry and Paul Cézanne’s paintings the book attempts to approach the work of art as a thing. This lets to overcome a one-sided aesthetical interpretation of the origin of the work of art and to indicate its place in the cosmos of uncreated, i.e. not hominized things. So, the... more...

  • Death in Veniceby Will Aitken

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A Queer Film Classic on Luchino Visconti?s lyrical 1971 film adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel. 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...

  • Salomo in Schlesienby Thomas Althaus; Sabine Seelbach

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 154.00

    Friedrich von Logau ist der wichtigste deutschsprachige Epigrammatiker des 17. Jahrhunderts. Auf den Titeln seiner Sammlungen erscheint der Autorname anagrammatisch verschrieben zu Salomon (i.e. Friedrich) von Golaw. Salomon “redete dreitausend Sprüche” (1 Könige 5,12), und Logau legt 1654 sein zu ebensolcher Größe ausgewachsenes... more...

  • Gottfried Keller und Theodor Fontaneby Ursula Amrein; Regina Dieterle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Gottfried Keller and Theodor Fontane are among the most important authors in Realism. A comparative reading of the two narrative writers reveals a multi-facetted interplay of similarities and differences. At the same time, an exemplary insight can be gained into the artistic positions and aesthetic processes of the time after 1848 up to the... more...