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  • Das Weimarer Hoftheater unter Goethes Leitungby Birgit Himmelseher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    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 functions... more...

  • Don Carlos and Mary Stuartby J. C. F. von Schiller; Hilary Collier Sy-Quia; Peter Oswald

    Oxford University Press, UK 1996; 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...

  • Rhetorik und Persönlichkeitby Winfried Prost

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 39.99

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  • Figaro läßt sich scheidenby Nicole Streitler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 405.00

    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 Comes Back from... more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; Not Available

    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...

  • Ludwig Tieckby Claudia Stockinger; Stefan Scherer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    With his own literary production and his literary scholarship and criticism, Ludwig Tieck (1773?1853) was a determining figure in literature and cultural activity around 1800 and in the epochal situation after the (Goethean) ?art period?. This reference work presents Tieck?s life and times, locates his work in its aesthetic tradition and describes... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    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 in the 19th century.... more...

  • Theodor Stormby David Artiss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    How characteristic were the elements used in Theodor Storm?s (1817 ? 1888) fiction? What were the rich fund of symbols and myths that he used? Few Storm interpreters have addressed themselves seriously to these questions. This study tries to fill this gap. more...

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

    Oxford University Press, UK 1988; US$ 8.99

    Georg B--uuml--;chner 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. - more...

  • Georg Büchner Jahrbuchby Burghard Dedner; Matthias Gröbel; Eva-Maria Vering

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00

    The Georg Büchner Yearbook, Volume 12, contains 16 essays dealing mainly with the ?Hessische Landbote?, the dramatic work, Büchner?s correspondence and the reception of his work in the 20th century. The themes examined here include the rhetorical strategy of the pamphlet, Büchner?s relationship with his contemporaries Ludwig Börne and Karl Gutzkow,... more...