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  • Hofmannsthalby Christoph König

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 33.23

    Hauptbeschreibung König bestimmt Hofmannsthal als Kulturdichter der Moderne, indem er Interpretation und Wissenschaftsgeschichte verbindet. Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874-1929) wollte der Repräsentant einer neuen Kultur sein, die er gegen die bestehenden, eklektisch zerfallenden Werte und Traditionen des Historismus konstruiert. Die Einheit dieser... more...

  • "Verwandelt in Lettern"by Simone Brühl; Axel Dunker

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.26

    Schon seit den ersten Entdeckungsfahrten in die 'neue Welt? ist die Reise in 'fremde? Länder untrennbar mit der sprachlichen Repräsentation jener Territorien verbunden. Dabei stellt das ethnographische Schreiben, das (Be-)Schreiben zumeist 'fremder? Völker, nicht nur die positivistische Erfassung unbekannter Lebensgewohnheiten dar, sondern ist zugleich... more...

  • Celan-Lektürenby Markus Fischer

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 42.54

    Paul Celans ?uvre ist vielschichtig. Markus Fischer analysiert dessen poetologische, literarhistorische, dichterisch-interpretatorische und poetisch-translatorische Aspekte. In Celans Büchner-Preis-Rede ?Der Meridian? entdeckt er die poetische Realisation der in ihr entfalteten Poetologie und stellt diese in den Kontext der Celanschen Dichtung. An... more...

  • Rilke, Modernism and Poetic Traditionby Judith Ryan

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 42.00

    A 1999 study of Rilke's poetic development, and ways in which his poetry is embedded in the culture of its day. more...

  • Im Westen Nichts Neuesby Erich Maria Remarque

    Taylor and Francis 1984; US$ 45.95

    The full German text of Remarque's 1929 novel is accompanied by German-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context. 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 the... 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...