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- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 8.99
This is a unique collection of seven of Schnitzler's best known plays in a new English translation. They explore love, sexuality, and death in various guises, against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century Viennese decadence. The introduction explores the plays in relation to Schnitzler's life, to the culture of late twentieth-century Vienna,... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00
Mehring?s drama, first staged by Erwin Piscator in 1929, caused the biggest theatre scandal of the Weimar Republic. It portrayed a diverse picture of the city of Berlin ? from the stock exchange to the ?Scheunenviertel? ? and a socio-political cross section through the German population after the First World War. The text, which also illustrates... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00
Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis climaxes in the very first line-the protagonist has indeed been transformed. The critical questions lie in the interpretation of the change. Kafka has been said to have offered everything from a psychological parable of the Oedipal struggle to a caricature of psychological readings. In this collection of new critical... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 140.00
The East Prussian (Masurian) author Ernst Wiechert (1887?1950), whose opposition against injustice and terror resulted in his internment in a concentration camp in 1938, is well-known as the author of ?Der Totenwald? [Forest of the Dead], an account of conditions in Buchenwald. He was one of the most popular novelists in the 20th century,... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 447.00
In dem zwischen 1934 und 1936 entstandenen Schauspiel Don Juan kommt aus dem Krieg unternimmt Ödön von Horváth eine Analyse der Inflationszeit anhand der Figur eines Kriegsheimkehrers und entwirft über dessen Suche nach seiner verlorenen Braut zugleich eine Metaphysik der Liebe. Horváths Don Juan ist kein dämonischer und skrupelloser Verführer wie... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.99
First performed in Germany in 1906, Frank Wedekind's controversial play Spring Awakening closed after one night in New York in 1917 amid charges of obscenity and public outrage. For the better part of the twentieth century Wedekind's intense body of work was largely unpublished and rarely performed. Yet the play's subject matter?teenage desire,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 21.00
This book contains unique information about Berrolt Brecht and East Asian theatre. It focuses in particular on China and offers first and detailed accounts of important Brecht productions from those directly involved. Hence it grants remarkable insight into the problems of modern Chinese thaetre and its relationship to Western theatre and into possible... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world--from the English medievalists to contemporary writers- Introductory essay by Harold Bloom more...