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  • Theodor Fontane Chronikby Roland Berbig

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 965.00

    Following the bibliography published in 2006, this chronicle of the life and work of the author Theodor Fontane closes the second gap in Fontane research and thus satisfies a need which has been keenly felt for a long time. All available sources relating to the history of Fontane?s life and work are accessed here systematically for the first time,... more...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00

    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 a part of German... 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...

  • 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...