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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    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... more...

  • The Robbersby Friedrich Schiller

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Fans of classic European melodrama will love The Robbers. Originally staged in the late eighteenth century, this play -- which follows the feud between brothers in an aristocratic German family -- was a blockbuster success that propelled Friedrich Schiller to the height of literary fame. The Robbers was later adapted into an equally renowned opera... more...

  • Hölderlin-Handbuchby Johann Kreuzer

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 18.16

    Das Handbuch informiert detailliert und kenntnisreich über den Forschungs- und Wissensstand zu Hölderlin: Biografie im Kontext der Epoche, Voraussetzungen und Quellen des Werks, Poetologie, Analysen des gesamten Werks - von den frühen Hymnen über Hyperion bis zu den 'großen' Elegien und Gesängen - Rezeptionsgeschichte, Nachwirkungen in Literatur, Musik... more...

  • Mary Stuartby Fredrich Schiller

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    This work details the dramatic final days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The action opens with Mary's unjust imprisonment and ends with her execution, which is ultimately ordered by Mary's morally conflicted cousin, Queen Elizabeth of England. Schiller's play is widely regarded as one of the finest literary distillations of these controversial... more...

  • Figaro läßt sich scheidenby Nicole Streitler

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 419.00

    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... more...

  • Schillers Naturby Georg Braungart; Bernhard Greiner

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 70.62

    Der Band ist in folgende Abteilungen gegliedert: 1. Der Naturgrund der ästhetischen, der 'Schönheitsgrund' der naturwissenschaftlichen Reflexion 2. Natur als Perspektivpunkt der Medizin und Anthropologie 3. Felder 'geistiger' Beherrschung der Natur: das Erhabene, magisches Naturdenken 4. Natur als Gegenstand und Wirkungsfeld im Menschen: Affekte... more...

  • The Robbers and Wallensteinby F. Lamport; Friedrich Schiller

    Penguin Books Ltd 1979; US$ 23.98

    Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) was one of the most influential of all playwrights, the author of deeply moving dramas that explored human fears, desires and ideals. Written at the age of twenty-one, The Robbers was his first play. A passionate consideration of liberty, fraternity and deep betrayal, it quickly established his fame throughout Germany... more...

  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 15.98

    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$ 280.00

    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... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    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... more...