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  • Cyrano de Bergeracby Edmond Rostand; Gladys Thomas; Mary F. Guillemard

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    Very loosely based on the life of a French duelist and playwright, Cyrano de Bergerac is a play in verse that tells the tale of soldier who is gifted with every imaginable positive attribute -- except that of a handsome appearance. Because of his perceived ugliness (including a disproportionately large nose), Cyrano feels unworthy of the woman he loves... more...

  • TRAU KEINEM, DER DEIN BESTES WILL!by Dörte Thieme

    tredition 2014; US$ 11.63

    Trau keinem, der 'dein Bestes' will! Mit einer Provokation wird der Leser in die komplexe Problematik der emotionalen Erpressung eingeführt. Das Buch geht der spannenden Frage nach, warum Menschen ihr immer wieder aufs Neue zum Opfer fallen. Dabei wird die Verkettung zwischen der emotionalen Erpressbarkeit des Erwachsenen und prägenden emotionalen... more...

  • Wilhelm von Humboldt, Briefe Juli 1791 bis Juni 1795by Philip Mattson

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 391.00

    The c. 150 letters document the first 4 years of Humboldt?s marriage, which he began in rural seclusion, before spending his final year in Jena in daily contact with Schiller. Major themes include constitutional theory, Greek studies, and aesthetics, which are discussed in letter to Gentz, F. A. Wolf, C. G. von Brinkman, and C. G. Körner,... more...

  • Literature and Material Culture from Balzac to Proustby Janell Watson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 48.00

    A study of the significance of curiosities and collecting in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French literature. more...

  • Nanaby Émile Zola; Douglas Parmée

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 6.99

    Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan élite, was la Ville Lumière, a perfect victim for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siècle moral corruption. The fate of Nana, the Helen of Troy of the Second Empire, and daughter of the laundress in L'Assommoir, reduced... more...

  • Lichtenberg-Jahrbuch 2010by Ulrich Joost; Alexander Neumann; Bernd Achenbach; Heinrich Tuitje

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 47.72

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Lichtenberg-Jahrbuch bringt neben Erstdrucken aus dem Nachlaß, insbesondere aus den Sudelbüchern und Tagebüchern, neue Funde von Lichtenberg-Briefen, kommentierte Ausdrucke von nicht wieder veröffentlichten Kalenderartikeln, Miszellaneen zu Person und Werk, eine fortlaufende Bibliographie und regelmäßige Bücherschau, vor allem... more...

  • Diderot - Entoptische Farbenby Katharina Mommsen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 280.00

    This documentation of the genesis of Goethe's works was compiled in the 1950s by Momme and Katharina Mommsen at the Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften [German Academy of Sciences] in East Berlin. The editorial board of the EGW is currently located at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, where editing of the work continues through the support... more...

  • Confessions of a Fallen Standard-Bearerby Andreï Makine

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    A moving novel, telling of the longing and devastation that happen when both dreams and realities come crashing down. more...

  • Shifting Subjectsby Natalie Edwards

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    There are many different ways to say 'I.' This book examines the ways in which four contemporary women writers (HZl_ne Cixous, Assia Djebar, Gis_le Halimi and Julia Kristeva) have written their autobiographical 'I' as a plural concept. These women refuse the individual 'I' of traditional autobiography by developing narrative strategies that multiply... more...

  • Albert Camus oder der glückliche Sisyphos ? Albert Camus ou Sisyphe heureuxby Willi Jung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 47.31

    Albert Camus? Werk wurde weltweit rezipiert und ist nach wie vor von brisanter Aktualität. Eine umfassende Camus-Forschung hat sich dennoch nicht institutionalisieren können. Die Beiträger des Bandes nehmen Camus? 100. Geburtstag daher zum Anlass, auf die Vielfalt in dessen ?uvre hinzuweisen, und geben wichtige Impulse für eine intensive Auseinandersetzung... more...