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  • Faust I & IIby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Stuart Atkins; David E. Wellbery

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 16.95

    One of the great classics of European literature, Faust is Goethe?s most complex and profound work. To tell the dramatic and tragic story of one man?s pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power, Goethe drew from an immense variety of cultural and historical material, and a wealth of poetic and theatrical traditions. What results is... more...

  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; Not Available

    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...

  • Artusromane nach 1230, Gralromane, Tristanromaneby Tomas Tomasek; Jan Hallmann; Heike Bismark; Daniela Riegermann; Kerstin Rüther; Manuela Schotte

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00

    This compendium provides the first complete methodical documentation of the aphorisms and proverbs in the German medieval romances of Arthur, Tristan, and The Holy Grail . The work collects and classifies the sayings from 21 romances over a period of about 100 years (approx. 1170 - 1300), relates them to their narrative context, gives a paraphrastic... more...

  • Höfischer Roman in Vers und Prosaby Elisabeth Schmid; Réne Pérennec

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    Zwei Bände des GLMF-Handbuchs sind der Großepik gewidmet. Band V befaßt sich mit dem ?höfischen Roman? (Bd. IV behandelt die historischen und religiösen Erzählungen) und gliedert sich nach den faßbaren genetischen Konfigurationen ? im Mittelpunkt stehen die Texte, also, der GLMF-Gesamtperspektive gemäß, neben den französischen Prä-Texten die deutschen... more...

  • Goethes "Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre"by Martin Bez

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This study elucidates the previously undefined notion of the ?archival novel.? It establishes Goethe?s idea of the ?aggregate? as a tool for generating order and avoiding interconnection. With sections on ?archival narrative? and ?archival writing,? the study develops frames for investigation that may well come to shape the basic vocabulary of novel... more...

  • Der mittelalterliche Tristan-Stoff in Skandinavienby Heiko Uecker

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 154.00

    The tale of Tristan and Isolde is one of the great European love stories. Based on material from Celtic sagas, it was given literary form in all European vernaculars in the Middle Ages. In Northern Europe, a French version was translated into Old Norwegian in 1226; this is of great significance, as the French source text by Thomas de Bretagne has been... more...

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