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  • Walter Boehlichby Helmut Peitsch; Helen Thein-Peitsch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    Als Walter Boehlich 2006 starb, verwies das Spektrum der Nachrufe ? auf den Literaten und Publizisten über den Kritiker zum Polemiker, Aufklärer und Schulmeister: ?Prototyp des kritischen Intellektuellen? ? auf die wechselnden Orte, von denen aus Boehlich zur literarischen Kultur der Bundesrepublik beitrug: Literaturwissenschaft und Literaturkritik,... more...

  • Käte Hamburgerby Andrea Albrecht; Claudia Löschner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Käte Hamburger is a major creative force in modern literary studies. Her theoretical work has contributed substantially to advancing the modernization and scientification of philology. Yet the world of literary scholarship has remained relatively unfamiliar with the theoretical and systemic contexts that were the inspiration for Hamburger?s... more...

  • Fastnachtspieleby Klaus Ridder

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    The volume presents the papers delivered to an international conference on late medieval carnival plays (Blaubeuren 2007). Representatives from German, French and Dutch Studies, together with theatre and cultural historians examine carnival plays from the following perspectives: play topics and municipal politics, performance and reception,... more...

  • Von Kraftmenschen und Schwächlingenby Martin Blawid

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This work examines the literary conceptions of ?masculinity? in German and Italian dramatic texts of the late 18th century. On the basis of a historical-epistemological definition of masculinity and of contemporary theoretical models of ?men?s studies? in the 20th and 21st century, the following sample texts are analyzed: Gotthold Ephraim... more...

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    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Een van die prominentste figure in die Afrikaanse media se herrinnerings aan mense en tye. more...

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    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Antjie Krog se bundel oor oudword: Die mens vergaan; Tafelberg bly staan more...

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    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 154.00

    Abschrecken Oder Mitleiden. Das Deutsche B Rgerliche Trauerspiel Im 18. Jahrhundert: Versuch Einer Typologie. more...

  • The Dark Streamby L Rousseau

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 13.13

    Leon Rousseau's The Dark Stream offers a fascinating insight into the life of Eugène Marais, one of the most complex and outstanding Afrikaners who ever lived, but is at the same time a panorama of South African history. Rousseau's account of the life of Eugène Marais begins in the early days of Pretoria (1871) and ends three years after Hitler's rise... more...

  • Cultural Dissemination and Translational Communitiesby Katja Krebs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The early twentieth century is widely regarded as a crucial period in British theatre history: it witnessed radical reform and change with regard to textual, conceptual and institutional practices and functions. Theatre practitioners and cultural innovators such as translators Harley Granville Barker, William Archer and Jacob Thomas Grein, amongst... more...

  • Ingrid Jonkerby Louise Viljoen

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Nelson Mandela brought the poetry of Ingrid Jonker to the attention of South Africa and the wider world when he read her poem ?Die kind? (The Child) at the opening of South Africa?s first democratic parliament on May 24, 1994. Though Jonker was already a significant figure in South African literary circles, Mandela?s reference contributed to a revival... more...