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  • Den Anfang denkenby Alfons Reckermann

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 121.94

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses dreibändige Werk zur Philosophie der Antike beschreibt deren Entfaltung und ermöglicht dem Leser, anhand einer begründeten Auswahl thematisch aufeinander bezogener Texte den Weg nachzuverfolgen, den die Autoren der Zeit mit dem Ziel gegangen sind, das menschliche Denken und Handeln am >Anfang aller Dinge Im ersten Band (Vom... more...

  • Römische Prosodie und Metrikby Christian Zgoll

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 33.67

    Genausowenig wie die antiken Tempel und Statuen weiß waren, genausowenig waren die Gedichte des Altertums nur ?Texte?. Die Tempel waren bunt, und die Gedichte waren eigentlich Gesänge. Audiodateien vermitteln deshalb durch gesanglichen Vortrag eine Ahnung von der musikalischen Seite antiker Dichtung und zeigen durch Rezitationen, wie die zwischen Versrhythmus... more...

  • Past All Dishonorby James M. Cain

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    A Confederate spy risks his life to win the heart of a fallen woman. Early in the Civil War, the Confederacy sends Roger Duval to Sacramento, to keep an eye on the situation in California in hopes of turning the Western territory towards the Southern cause. It's a plush assignment, well out of the line of fire, but Duval hasn't been there long... more...

  • Enemy in the Houseby Mignon G. Eberhart

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    During the American Revolution, a woman fights to save her family. Several years have passed since American colonists rose up against the tyranny of King George III, yet the war has no end in sight. As the struggle drags on, colonial commander George Washington's army supports itself by seizing land from those loyal to the Crown. In South Carolina,... more...

  • Qui ne sait se taire nuit à son paysby Rachel Maeder; Plaisir de Lire

    Éditions Plaisir de Lire 2014; US$ 11.99

    Sur fond de Seconde Guerre mondiale et de règlements de comptes, ce polar nous emmène à Vallorbe, à la frontière franco-suisse. Des personnes âgées meurent les unes après les autres, simple coïncidence ou meurtres en série? Alice penche pour cette dernière hypothèse et tente de rallier son petit-fils Michael à sa cause. Il s'agira alors d'interroger... more...

  • Miragesby Anaïs Nin; Paul Herron; Kim Krizan

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    Mirages opens at the dawn of World War II, when Anaïs Nin fled Paris, where she lived for fifteen years with her husband, banker Hugh Guiler, and ends in 1947 when she meets the man who would be ?the One,? the lover who would satisfy her insatiable hunger for connection. In the middle looms a period Nin describes as ?hell,? during which she experiences... more...

  • The Wrong Way Downby Elizabeth Daly

    Felony & Mayhem Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    An etching in the Ashbury mansion has suddenly acquired an inscription dated 1793. Miss Julia Paxton knows there was never anything written on that portrait until the visit of professional medium Iris Vance. Are the dead sending messages? And will Henry Gamadge, who is pretty certain the answer does not lie in the supernatural realm, solve the mystery... more...

  • Unexpected Chordsby Regina Schober

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 41.64

    Hauptbeschreibung One of the central figures of the Imagist movement, American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925) experimented with poetic language and form by turning to the musical medium. This book examines the various ways in which the concept of music relates to and shapes Lowell's poetical and critical work. In Lowell's poems, music functions not... more...

  • Kriegskindheiten und Erinnerungsarbeitby Pawel Zimniak; Carsten Gansel

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 41.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Während der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs waren nahezu alle Kinder in Europa, und insbesondere auch im besetzten Polen, Opfer von Kriegshandlungen und erzwungener Ortsmigration. Der Sammelband befasst sich aus vergleichender und interdisziplinärer Perspektive mit dem Schicksal unterschiedlicher Kindergruppen in Polen zwischen 1939... more...