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  • Romantic Vision, Ethical Contextby Geza von Molnar; Jochen Schulte-Sasse

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 67.50

    Exploring the full range of Novalis's (the pen name of the German poet and philosopher Friedrich von Hardenberg) work, von Molnar shows how he dealt, in theory and practice, with a central issue in Romanticism?the emerging concept of the autonomous self and its relation. more...

  • 2005-2008by Georg Büchner Gesellschaft

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 57.16

    The aim of the Georg Büchner Yearbook, which is published at irregular intervals, is “to serve Büchner research as a forum for stock-taking and innovation, reflection and debate, for documenting sources and imparting information swiftly, to support critical debate and understanding, and in so doing to cover the whole range of research... more...

  • Theodor Fontane Chronikby Roland Berbig

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 834.34

    Die Chronik von Leben und Werk des Schriftstellers Theodor Fontane schließt nach der 2006 erschienenen Bibliographie die zweite seit langem beklagte Lücke in der Fontane-Forschung. Erstmals werden alle zugänglichen Quellen zur Lebens- und Werkgeschichte Fontanes systematisch erschlossen und die daraus gewonnenen Informationen nach Einzelrubriken... more...

  • Das Weimarer Hoftheater unter Goethes Leitungby Birgit Himmelseher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 120.86

    Goethe was director of the Weimar Court Theatre from 1791 to 1817. During these years, which were characterized by political upheavals, he was not only a famous and influential poet but at the same time a close confidant of the Grand Duke Carl August and minister in his government. As theatre director he took advantage of both of his social... more...

  • USAby John M. Spalek; Konrad Feilchenfeldt; Sandra H. Hawrylchak

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 197.81

    This collection of essays is at the same time a reference work of previously unknown names and topics of German-language exile literature since 1933. The U.S. is one of the most important asylum countries for exiles from Germany, but also for exiles from other European countries where they were expelled by the Nazis. The book focuses on... more...

  • Figaro läßt sich scheidenby Nicole Streitler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 328.68

    Against the backdrop of a classic plot, Ödön von Horváth?s comedy Figaro Gets a Divorce (written between 1934 and 1936) treats highly explosive topics of his time such as revolution and emigration. This text edition documents the complete creation process of the play, which is closely interwoven with the creation process of Don Juan... more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 14.09

    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...

  • Photographie, Malerei und visuelle Wahrnehmung bei Theodor Fontaneby Nora Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 153.84

    The study investigates the influence of the two visual media photography and painting on the works of Theodor Fontane. Firstly, the author analyzes images that can be properly acknowledged only with reference to the historical context. Secondly, she considers the changes in visual perception prompted by the new visual media that arose... more...

  • Danton's Death, Leonce and Lena, Woyzeckby Georg Büchner; Victor Price

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    George Duchner died in 1837 at a tragically early age, and his three works for the stage remained virtually unknown for half a century. Today all three, especially Danton's Death, his great play about the French Revolution are performed regularly.ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature... more...

  • The Snuffbox Murdersby Roger Silverwood

    Robert Hale 2011; US$ 5.99

    Inspector Angel and his team are looking for an antiques thief and murderer who tears out the tongue of anyone he fears might give him away. The Inspector also believes the murderer is walking in the footsteps of Herman Lamm, an infamous villain of a century earlier. The suspects are a disparate trio. The first is a conman who is always hovering near... more...