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  • ?Leben, Gesundheit und Liebe? als zentrale Kategorien des Schreibens bei Arthur Schnitzler: Dekadenz und Lebensphilosophie im Werk des Wiener Dichtersby Carsten Tergast

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 36.29

    Das Werk Arthur Schnitzlers reflektiert im ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert noch die Gedanken und literarischen Motive der Dekadenzliteratur. Diese interpretiert auch den Begriff des Lebens auf ihre eigene Weise. Im Laufe der Jahre wird Schnitzlers Sicht auf diesen zentralen Begriff der Jahrhundertwendeliteratur jedoch reifer, er misst dem "Leben"... more...

  • Scheiterndesby Volker Jehle

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 26.97

    Die gesammelten Essays des "Hildesheimer-Jehle" (Gerold Späth). Vor- und Nachworte teils längst vergriffener Hildesheimer-Bücher, Buchbesprechungen, Reden, Ungedrucktes, Niederschläge einer grande passion. Komplementär zu den gleichzeitig erschienenen Essays "Kunst und Leben" - die Essays nur zu Wolfgang Hildesheimer (cum grano... more...

  • Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Werkausgabeby Volker Jehle

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 80.90

    Keine germanistische Klauberei, kein den Moden verhafteter Blick, vor allem, was sich bei Hildesheimer verbot, keine Biographie, sondern "eine komprimierte Beschreibung seiner Werkentwicklung" (taz) und eine "verblüffend aufschlußreiche Annäherung" (Schwarzwälder Bote). Eben: die Werkgeschichte, das Standardwerk, Gesamtdarstellung... more...

  • Rudolf Borchardts Anthologienby Stefan Knödler

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    Rudolf Borchardt?s anthologies - Deutsche Denkreden, Ewiger Vorrat deutscher Poesie [German Speeches, Eternal Supply of German Poetry] and Der Deutsche in der Landschaft [The German in the Landscape] (1925-27) - differ not only due to the extraordinary canon of comparable collections they are based on, but particularly due to the ruthlessness... more...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    “Throughout the volume’s 180 letters, the editors’ scrupulous referencing and the extensive footnotes help us to decode the hermetic web of enquiries about close friends, in-jokes and mutual favours spun by the correspondents. The English translation skilfully navigates Benjamin’s effusive idiosyncrasies and softens the clipped... more...

  • Brecht in L. Rick Mitchell

    Intellect 2002; US$ 10.00

    Bertolt Brecht, perhaps the most important dramatist/director/theorist of the twentieth century, is still widely studied and his plays and theories remain staples in the curricula of university theatre departments, literature departments, and theatre-artist training programs throughout the world. Additionally, productions of Brecht's dramas continue... more...

  • The Poet's Guide to Lifeby Rainer Maria Rilke; Ulrich Baer

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.95

    ?You have to live life to the limit, not according to each day but by plumbing its depth.? ?RAINER MARIA RILKE In this treasury of uncommon wisdom and spiritual insight, the best writings and personal philosophies of one of the twentieth century?s greatest poets, Rainer Maria Rilke, are gleaned by Ulrich Baer from thousands of pages of never-before... more...

  • Round Dance and Other Playsby Arthur Schnitzler; J.M.Q. Davies; Ritchie Robertson

    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...

  • Der Kaufmann von Berlinby Walter Mehring; Georg-Michael Schulz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Franz Kafkaby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 42.00

    One of the most influential writers of this century, Kafka's work, most notably 'The Metamorphosis', 'The Castle', and 'The Trial', did not gain widespread recognition until after his death. Ages 15+. more...