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  • Friedrich Schillerby Lesley Sharpe

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 35.00

    Lesley Sharpe assesses Schiller's development as a dramatist, poet and thinker against the background of his life. more...

  • From Kinglake to Kabulby Neil Grant; David Williams

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 17.26

    Kinglake had one day of disaster with far-reaching effects; Kabul has endured 30 years of war. In this remarkable collection of young people's writing, students from schools in Kinglake and Kabul share their stories of resilience, courage and hope. more...

  • Goethe und die Rhetorikby Olaf Kramer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 160.87

    ?Goethe is still considered one of the great critics of rhetoric, who in his writing did not follow the tradition of the schools of rhetoric. Nevertheless he dealt with questions of rhetoric repeatedly, and he thoroughly studied the works of the authorities in the field of rhetoric in antiquity and his own time. This monograph investigates... more...

  • Don Carlos and Mary Stuartby Friedrich Schiller; Hilary Collier Sy-Quia; Peter Oswald; Lesley Sharpe

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 8.99

    Don Carlos and Mary Stuart, two of German literature's greatest dramas, deal with the timeless issues of power, freedom, and justice.These new translations into blank verse are accurate, elegant, and playable. The introduction, notes, and chronology set the plays in their cultural and intellectual background, while a family tree explains the historical... more...

  • Textby Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock; Horst Gronemeyer; Klaus Hurlebusch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 277.87

    this volume of the new critical edition of Klopstock?s Works and Letters contains his complete lyric poetry spanning almost his entire creative life. It was mainly Klopstock?s poetry that was responsible for the sustained and immensely favorable reception of his work after his death. In contrast to the old edition by Franz Muncker and Jaro... more...

  • Antike und Moderneby Dorit Messlin

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Die vorliegende Untersuchung zeigt auf, in welchem Maße das Denken Friedrich Schlegels nicht nur in der produktiven Phase der Jenaer Frühromantik, sondern weit darüber hinaus durch eine intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der Literatur, Philosophie und Religion der Antike geprägt wurde. Sie beleuchtet den hohen Stellenwert der Antikerezeption... more...

  • Rhetorik und Persönlichkeitby Winfried Prost

    Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 29.74

    Die Rhetorik ist eine der antiken sieben freien Künste, als deren Mutter die Philosophie galt. Als Praktischer Philosoph und Coach sehe ich meinen rhetorischen A- trag darin, mit Menschen Wege und Werkzeuge zu entwickeln, wie sie ihre Ziele anderen besser verständlich machen und durch ihr Handeln wirksam erreichen. Dabei helfen bestimmte persönliche... more...

  • 1738- Juni 1739by Detlef Döring; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott; Franziska Menzel

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 245.68

    In the years 1738/39, Gottsched was mostly concerned with two events: his departure from the ?Deutsche Gesellschaft? which he had been heading and the resulting developments, and the continuation of his disputes on the philosophy of Christian Wolff which he had been conducting with the Lutheran-Orthodox theologians. Through the support... more...

  • 1823-1824by Angelika Reimann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 256.41

    This volume covers the years 1823/24, focusing on Goethe?s last sojourn in Marienbad and his love for the 18-year-old Ulrike von Levetzow as well as his intensive contacts to representatives of European aristocracy and high nobility. Further emphasis is given to the beginning working relationship between Goethe and Eckermann, the negotiations... more...

  • Goethes Leben von Tag zu Tagby Siegfried Seifert

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.22

    Published 1982?1996 by Artemis & Winkler in Zurich, Goethe?s Life: From Day to Day is a documentary style chronicle in eight volumes. This index volume finally enables a systematic and scientific use of the personal, conceptual and historically based context of Goethe?s life and work as covered in the ca. 6,000 printed pages of the chronicle.... more...