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  • Männlichkeit als Eigenschaftby Ulrich Boss

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This study examines the ways that Robert Musil?s representations of gender roles and conflicts are symptomatic of the crisis confronting all existing models of masculinity as ?The Man without Qualities? was written. The study focuses on demonstrating the contradictions and interplay between very different texts and discourses, incl. perspectives from... more...

  • Wenn Thomas Mann Ihr Kunde wäreby Bernd Stauss

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Wenn Servicemanager exzellenten Service liefern wollen, dann sollten sie ihr Handeln weniger an abstrakten Zahlenwerten und Modellen orientieren, sondern lieber Thomas Mann lesen. Die in diesem Buch pr sentierten Textpassagen aus seinen Novellen und Romanen zeigen, wie pr zise er Dienstleistungssituationen erfasst, die von bleibender Aktualit t sind.... more...

  • House of Exileby Evelyn Juers

    Giramondo Publishing 2008; US$ 25.95

    In 1933 the prominent author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger were forced to flee Nazi Germany, finding refuge first in France and later, in great despair, in Los Angeles, where Nelly committed suicide in 1944 and Heinrich died in 1950. Using extensive archival research, interviews with descendants, and published sources,... more...

  • Sonnets to Orpheus with Letters to a Young Poetby Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Cohn

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 15.99

    The content of these sonnets, appearing comparatively simple at first, resonate far beyond the familiar legend of Orpheus and Eurydice; they have a range that encompasses the Singing God and his beloved Eurydice; legend in general; time; flight and change; architecture, music and dance; and animals, plants, flowers, and fruits. more...

  • Lost Sonby Hermann Broch

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 26.00

    By any measure, Hermann Broch was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Author of The Sleepwalkers and The Spell , he stands, together with James Joyce and Marcel Proust, at the pinnacle of literary Modernism. Born in 1886, he saw the First World War destroy the culture and consciousness of what had come before, seeing the West... more...

  • Die Räume der Literaturby Julia Weber; Dorit Müller

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This edited volume presents theoretical concepts of space from disciplines such as philosophy, literary studies, cultural studies and social sciences by applying them to one literary text: Franz Kafka's ?Der Bau?. Theoretical basics of current spatial theories are introduced and compared, and their usefulness in relation to literary texts is reflected... more...

  • Kogzompaz. Fragmente über apokalyptische Geheimnisse. Zwey Scherflein zur neuesten deutschen Litteratur. Recension der Critik der reinen Vernunft. Briefe von 1779 bis 1784by

    De Gruyter 1824; US$ 168.00

    Kogzompaz. Fragmente über apokalyptische Geheimnisse. Zwey Scherflein zur neuesten deutschen Litteratur. Recension der Critik der reinen Vernunft. Briefe von 1779 bis 1784 more...

  • The Kraus Projectby Jonathan Franzen

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 20.99

    A hundred years ago, the writings of Viennese satirist Karl Kraus were among the most penetrating and prophetic in Europe: a relentless criticism of the popular media?s manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing machinery of technology and consumerism, and the jingoistic rhetoric of a fading empire. But even though Kraus?s followers included Franz... more...

  • Friedrich Glauserby Emmy Ball-Hennings; J.R. von Salis; Berthe Bendel; Hulda Messmer; Ernst Messmer; Martha Meyer-Messmer; Wolfgang Hartmann; Emil Gerber; Max Müller; Martha Ringier; Josef Halperin; Friedrich Witz

    Limmat Verlag 2013; US$ 19.99

    Friedrich Glausers literarisches Werk entstand auf dem Hintergrund seiner ausserordentlichen Biografie. Doch haben nur wenige Menschen, die ihm in seinem Leben begegnet sind, ihre Erinnerungen zu Papier gebracht. Diese Texte werden hier mit Fotografien seiner Freundin Berthe Bendel, ihrer Schwester Hulda Messmer, von ihm selbst und von Gotthard Schuh... more...

  • Thomas Mann and Rotaryby Erwin Bischof

    interforum 2013; US$ 12.99

    When talking about Thomas Mann today, it is not my primary goal to give an understanding of this famous author?s work (many consider him to be the best German-speaking writer of the last century). We have all heard of him and read his books at school. The main aim of this presentation is to illustrate Thomas Mann?s work as one of the founding members... more...