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  • 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...

  • Wilhelm Raabe zwischen Heldenepos und Liebesromanby Heiko Ullrich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    In 1898 Wilhelm Raabe proclaimed his historical narrative Hastenbeck to be the ?companion piece? to his 1888 novel Odfeld: ?In the wake of the Iliad from the Duchy of Braunschweig comes the Odyssey from the Duchy of Braunschweig.? By tracing how Raabe drew on the archetypes of the heroic epic (The Iliad), the love story (The Odyssey), and the historical... more...

  • Oktober 1818 - 1820by Jessica Stegemann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 406.00

    Politics - Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle; Württemberg Constitution of 1818, Convocation of the State Parliaments in Southern Germany; Death of Queen Katharina von Württemberg; Murder of A. von Kotzebue; K. L. Sand's fate; The Carlsbad Decrees and the persecution of demagogues; the anti-Semitic Hep-Hep riots; the Liberal Revolution in Spain. Career -... 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...

  • Medea in Korinth. Medea auf dem Kaukasos. Aristodymosby Michael Schulte; Karl-Heinz Hartmann; Ulrich Profitlich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    In the years 1786 to 1790, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger wrote his three tragedies that adapt and modify classical stories. In particular the two ?Medea? dramas, the originality of which was stressed by Klinger himself, mark an important point in the history of the literary interpretation of this figure from classical times through to the present day.... more...