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  • Joseph Roth - Zur Modernität des melancholischen Blicksby Wiebke Amthor; Hans Richard Brittnacher

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    The literary oeuvre of Joseph Roth (1884?1939) presents and focuses on the disastrous political changes of the first half of the 20 th century like few others. The present volume compiles contributions that inquire the modernity of an author who has been mostly perceived as a traditionalist by literary scholars. The essays follow the... more...

  • Identität und Anspruchby Tobias Greiff

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Wurden während des letzten Krieges in Bosnien und Herzegowina Gotteshäuser, Denkmäler und Bibliotheken als Symbole des Gegners gezielt zerstört, so ist der Umgang mit ihnen auch im Friedensprozess nicht frei von politischen und gesellschaftlichen Emotionen: Straßen und Städte werden umbenannt, neue Denkmäler errichtet und Kirchtürme... more...

  • Anatolby Evelyne Polt-Heinzl; Isabella Schwentner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 881.00

    Following on from Lieutenant Gustl , the second volume of the historical-critical edition of Arthur Schnitzler?s early work presents Anatol . This volume contains the facsimiles of the manuscripts of the seven one-act plays, a precise transcription and a reading text illuminated by editorial apparatus, a literary commentary and an extensive... more...

  • Three Livesby Oliver Matuschek; Allan Blunden

    Pushkin Press 2011; US$ 10.19

    My Three Lives was Stefan Zweig?s working title for his memoir The World of Yesterday, also published by Pushkin Press and translated by Anthea Bell. In this definitive biography, Oliver Matuschek uses the title to reference the three major phases in Zweig?s life?his years of apprenticeship, his years of success as a professional working writer in... more...

  • Brechts NEUES LEBEN in der DDRby Andreas Klement

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach der oft einseitigen, mit ideologischen Scheuklappen erfolgten Rezeption der späten Lyrik Brechts besteht inzwischen die Gelegenheit zu einer vollständigeren Wahrnehmung des Werks in seiner vielgestaltigen Ganzheit. Die von Max Frisch ironisch begründete Einordnung als Klassiker erhält ihre Berechtigung nicht zuletzt durch die... more...

  • Der nicht mehr dramatische Theatertextby Gerda Poschmann

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 133.00

    Literary studies and stage practitioners alike frequently display a certain bafflement in the face of contemporary stage-plays. The relation between text and theatre has undergone as sweeping a change as have the ideas on what makes a play 'theatrical'. The traditional concept of drama has grown too restrictive and is in obvious need of... more...

  • 1949by Joseph Kürschner

    De Gruyter 1949; US$ 307.00

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  • Parodie und parodistische Schreibweise in Thomas Manns »Doktor Faustus«by Inken Steen

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 133.00

    Although parody is central to the famous 'encounter with the Devil', the 'ironical German''s novel has generally been held to be anything but parodistic. But if we eschew normative thinking on genres, parodistic writing reveals itself to be highly varied in perspective. It enhances readability and at the same time enables narrative discourse... more...

  • Verwandlungen in Hofmannsthals Lyrikby Andreas Thomasberger

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 133.00

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  • Stefan Zweig Reconsideredby Mark H. Gelber

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    This volume is comprised of 14 contributions, which are revised and expanded versions of lectures held at an international conference on Stefan Zweig that took place in Israel in 2004. The essays focus on Zweig's biographical writings (for example Erasmus and Fouché), as well as on several aspects of his literary works that have been neglected... more...