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  • Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik / Annual Review of Law and Ethics.by Sharon B. Byrd; Joachim Hruschka; Jan C. Joerden

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 83.18

    Dieser Band des Jahrbuchs für Recht und Ethik hat aus Anlass des 300. Geburtstages von Rousseau am 28.6.2012 den Themenschwerpunkt »Recht und Ethik im Werk von Jean-Jacques Rousseau«. Diese Thematik umfasst dabei auch die Rezeption seiner Ideen in der nachfolgenden Philosophiegeschichte. – In einem weiteren Teil dieses Jahrbuches sind unter der Überschrift... more...

  • Manierismusby Bernhard Huss; Christian Wehr

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 54.89

    Jenseits der anhaltenden Kontroversen, die um den künstlerischen Manierismus geführt wurden, konvergieren die meisten Positionen immer wieder in einem entscheidenden Punkt: Das genuine Merkmal manieristischer Diskurse ist demnach die programmatische Missachtung tradierter ästhetischer Normen und Konventionen, oft auch der provokative Verstoß gegen... more...

  • The School for Husbandsby Molière

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.95

    The School for Husbands (L'École des maris) is a work by Molière (the stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), a French playwright who is often considered to be one of Western literature's great masters of comedy. In a theatre in the Louvre and in the Palais-Royal, Molière found success among the Parisians with The School... more...

  • Autobiographical, Scientific, Religious, Moral, and Literary Writingsby Jean Rousseau; Christopher Kelly

    Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...

  • The Autobiography of Philosophyby Michael Davis

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 40.99

    In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of Philosophy interprets Heidegger's Being and Time, Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals, Aristotle's Metaphysics, and Plato's Lysis as examples of the implicitly autobiographical... more...

  • Balzac's Comedy of Wordsby Martin Kanes

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Although Balzac's work has been much studied, practically nothing has been written on his use of linguistic concepts. Applying a new approach, this perceptive book demonstrates that the theme and theory of language were central to Balzac's fiction. In considering how the novelist was influenced by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century speculation on... more...

  • Baudelaire In Chainsby Frank Hilton

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 13.11

    It is commonly known that Baudelaire used opium. Many writers have described him as being addicted to the drug, but few biographers have fully understood the effect of opiate addiction on personality, and, in the case of Baudelaire, the extent to which it damaged his life and work. In this fascinating and original contribution to Baudelaire studies... more...

  • Berg's Wozzeck (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Berg's WOZZECK, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Bizet's THE PEARL FISHERS (Les Pécheurs de Perles), featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Boccaccio's Fabliauxby Katherine A. Brown

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    Short works known for their humor and ribaldry, the fabliaux were comic or satirical tales told by wandering minstrels in medieval France. Although the fabliaux are widely acknowledged as inspiring Giovanni Boccaccio?s masterpiece, the Decameron , this theory has never been substantiated beyond perceived commonalities in length and theme. This new... more...