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  • Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft 2010by Ulf-Michael Schneider; Dirk Gattsche

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 70.00

    Das 1960 gegründete Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft erscheint seit dem 30. Jahrgang (1989) im Max Niemeyer Verlag Tübingen. Es bildet nicht nur ein Forum der fachwissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung mit dem ungewöhnlich umfangreichen Erzählwerk Wilhelm Raabes (1831-1910), sondern hat sich über die Jahre hinweg auch zu einem... more...

  • 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... 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... 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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... 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...