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- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
This is the most comprehensive English translation of the work of GŁnter Eich, one of the greatest postwar German poets. The author of the POW poem "Inventory," among one of the most famous lyrics in the German language, Eich was rivaled only by Paul Celan as the leading poet in the generation after Gottfried Benn and Bertolt Brecht. Expertly translated... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 75.60
Paul Celan: Studies in His Early Poetry scrutinizes the influences detectable in the poems written during 1938-48. Among German writers, Büchner, Goethe, Gottfried von Strassburg, Gryphius, Mörike, the poet of the Nibelungenlied , Novalis, Rilke, and Trakl all provided motifs that, often repeated, make for a dense network inviting attention... more...
- World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99
The poetry of Frithjof Schuon has been called metaphysical music. Every poem in this collection -- drawn from more than three thousand poems written during the closing years of his life -- is a true compass pointing the reader time and again to Schuon?s fundamental theme: the Remembrance of God. These small gems are as profound as the sea and as simple... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
This is the definitive, widely acclaimed translation of the major prose work of one of our century's greatest poets -- "a masterpiece like no other" (Elizabeth Hardwick) -- Rilke's only novel, extraordinary for its structural uniqueness and purity of language. First published in 1910, it has proven to be one of the most influential and enduring works... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 17.95
Vowing at an early age ?to be a poet or nothing at all,? Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles that remain widely influential today. Another was a... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 36.00
"The Metamorphosis", perhaps Franz Kafka's most widely read work, is the story of a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find he has been transformed into a "gigantic insect." This new Bloom's Guide provides the ideal introduction to this symbolic tale, which has many interpretations. Pointing students... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 48.95
One of the most widely read German authors in the world, Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946. After his death, his novels enjoyed a revival of popularity, becoming a staple of popular religion and spirituality in Europe and North America. Veneration and Revolt: Hermann Hesse and Swabian Pietism is the first... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 157.19
this study represents the first fundamental work on the literary scholar Max Kommerell (1902?1944), a representative of intellectual life in Germany. Due to his contacts to the Stefan George circle and to Frankfurt and Marburg university life of the 1930s and 1940s, he was firmly rooted in the network of the intellectual discourse of that... more...