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  • Rainer Maria Rilkeby R Rilke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    "First Published in 1986, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Gottfried Benn; David Paisey

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 23.99

    Gottfried Benn ranks among the most significant German poets of the twentieth century. His early work, with its shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, was associated with the Expressionist movement; the overriding theme of his later work was the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world.... more...

  • Wo sind die Buddenbrooks?by Jürgen Seul

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2011; US$ 34.50

    Dichterjuristen, Plagiatsvorwürfe, Bücherverbote: Zwischen der Literatur und der Juristerei bestehen zahlreiche Berührungspunkte. Der Autor, selbst Jurist, hat einige amüsante, bisweilen auch kuriose Episoden zusammengestellt, in denen namhafte Literaten es in verschiedenster Weise mit dem Recht zu tun bekommen. Neben dem reinen Lesevergnügen bieten... more...

  • Jugend ohne Gottby Ödön von Horváth; Nicole Streitler-Kastberger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Horváth established his reputation as an anti-fascist writer and achieved international fame with his novel Jugend ohne Gott (published in English as The Age of the Fish ). This study reveals the genesis of the novel from its two precursors, Der Lenz ist da! ( Spring is Here! ) and Auf der Suche nach den Idealen der Menschheit (... more...

  • 2013/2014by Norbert Christian Wolf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Volume 33 of the Musil-Forum is devoted to ?Robert Musil and the literary life of his times.? It presents essays that situate Musil?s work in contemporary cultural and historical contexts, including the perspectives of book design and publishing, communications and journalism, as well as authorship, gender theory, reception history,... more...

  • Bertolt Brecht in Americaby James K. Lyon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00 US$ 48.00

    This colorful account of Bertolt Brecht's move from Germany to America during the Hitler era explores his activities as a Hollywood writer, a playwright determined to conquer Broadway, a political commentator and activist, a social observer, and an exile in an alien land. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...

  • Esotericism and Occultism in the Works of the Austrian Poet Rainer Maria Rilkeby Gísli Magnússon

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    For the first time, the true scope and relevance into the esoteric and occult aspects of Rilke’s work is made available, to his many English-speaking readers. Dr. Magnússon reveals an alternative interpretation by focusing on Rilke’s fascination with occultism, spiritualism and parapsychology as it plays out in his work, tapping into... more...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...

  • Form und Formauflösung der Tragödieby Zoe Ghyselinck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    In response to the pluralism of turn-of-the-century literature, the German author Paul Ernst (1866?1933) sought to reestablish a form of tragedy based on ancient models. This study shows while Ernst tried to counter contemporary formal dissolution, his underlying religious-mystical tendencies sabotaged this effort. more...

  • A Mythic Journeyby Edward Diller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Although The Tin Drum has often been called one of the great novels of the 20th century, most critics have been baffled in attempting to draw its apparent chaos into a single literary framework. Here is the full-length study to penetrate the brilliance of Gunter Grass's style and uncover the novel's mythopoetic core. In A Mythic Journey: Gunter... more...