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  • Spring Awakeningby Jonathan Franzen; Frank Wedekind

    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 For the better part of the twentieth century Wedekind?s intense body of work was largely unpublished and rarely performed.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...

  • The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilkeby Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Mitchell; Stephen Mitchell; Robert Hass

    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...

  • Brecht and East Asian Theatreby Anthony Tatlow; Tak-wai Wong

    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...

  • Hermann Hesseby Harold Bloom

    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...

  • Lieutenant Gustlby Konstanze Fliedl

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 433.00

    This historical-critical edition provides the facsimile of the manuscript, a precise transcription and a text for reading. The text has been prepared using editorial notes and includes a literary commentary and a detailed edition report. Thus, the edition allows insight for the first time into the genesis of the work. Lieutenant Gustl is a highly innovative... more...

  • Hans Falladaby Lutz Hagestedt; Patricia Fritsch-Lange

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    This collective volume interprets the texts of Fallada as an expression of the ?ideology of life? which was typical for thebeginnings of themodern period (c. 1890?1955) ? thus differentiating itself distinctly from common analysis practice: The extreme conditions of the protagonists between emphatic and reduced life or the repeated ?changes of life?... more...

  • Der Wille zum Schwerenby Benita von Consbruch

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung In seinen frühen Erzählungen stellt Thomas Mann das Problem des Künstlertums ins Zentrum seiner Dichtung. Im Kontrast zu einigen ironisch gezeichneten, ästhetizistischen und in erster Linie selbstgefälligen Künstlerfiguren entwickelt er in den Erzählungen Tonio Kröger, Schwere Stunde und Der Tod in Venedig positive Gegenentwürfe:... more...

  • Die todbringende Frau in Literatur und Kunst der Jahrhundertwende - Medium des kreativen Verfallsby Désirée Müller; Matthias Luserke-Jaqui; Gerhard Gamm

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Säkularisierung, Massenkultur, Weltuntergangsstimmung, Ichlosigkeit - die Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert prägt wie keine Epoche zuvor das Selbstverständnis des modernen Menschen. Heinrich Manns frühes Meisterwerk Die Göttinnen porträtiert eindrucksvoll diesen Zeitgeist am Beispiel einer außergewöhnlichen Frau. In ihrer dreifachen... more...

  • Eine Familie gegen die Diktaturby Katharina Blaschke

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Manns waren erstaunlich kreative, hoch begabte und eigenwillige Menschen, die seit Jahrzehnten eine ungebrochene Faszination auf Jung und Alt ausüben, als Schriftsteller-, Historiker-, Musiker- und Schauspielerfamilie sowie vieles mehr. Bisher wenig beachtetet jedoch ist der vielfältige und leidenschaftliche Einsatz vieler Mitglieder... more...

  • ¡Juguemos! (Let's Play)by Sara A. Johnson

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    Did you know that you use subtraction when you play games? Everything from picking a winning team, jumping rope, and playing hopscotch uses subtraction. See subtraction in action as you read this book! 32pp. more...