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  • Perspectives on Max Frischby Gerhard F. Probst; Jay F. Bodine

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Max Frisch, with his countryman Friederich Diirrenmatt, shares the place of eminence in contemporary Swiss literature. Indeed, he ranks high among the recent leading writers in the German language. But, although several of his works -- novels and plays -- have been translated into English, he remains little known in America. In this collection of... 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...

  • A Stranger in My Own Countryby Hans Fallada

    Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.69

    “I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.” Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of “inward emigration”. Under conditions of close confinement, in constant fear of discovery,... more...

  • Frau Louby Rudolph Binion

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 83.50 US$ 71.81

    The rich and fascinating life of Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861-1937) has been reconstructed by Professor Binion on a vast documentary basis, and his findings contradict all earlier versions of her life. Frau Lou was a woman of prodigious intellect, a woman of letters, and a powerful personality. She was closely linked with many of the great cultural figures... more...

  • Siegfried Kracauerby Graeme Gilloch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    This major new book offers a much-needed introduction to the work of Siegfried Kracauer, one of the main intellectual figures in the orbit of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. It is part of a timely revival and reappraisal of his unique contribution to our critical understanding of modernity, the interrogation of mass culture, and the recognition... more...

  • In der Strafkolonieby Franz Kafka; Roberto Bartoli; Renate Werner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 101.28

    Kafkas Erzählung thematisiert das problematische Verhältnis von Macht und Gerechtigkeit. Der Dichter evoziert Bilder, die aus sozialen und psychischen Tiefenschichten hochdrängen, und fügt sie in dieses Spannungsfeld ein. Die Kafka-Kennerin Renate Werner und der Florentiner Strafrechtsgelehrte Roberto Bartoli, einer der führenden italienischen... more...

  • 2014/2015by Gottfried-Benn-Gesellschaft; Joachim Dyck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.61

    Published in conjunction with the Gottfried Benn Society, the Benn Forum presents essays, lectures, brief articles, and documents on Benn and literary modernism. A comprehensive, bibliography of authors arranged by period systematically informs the reader about new titles in the primary and secondary literature on Benn. The biannual Benn Forum... more...

  • Und Sagte Kein Einziges Wortby Heinrich Boll

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Includes the full German text, accompanied by German-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context. more...

  • Rilke, Modernism and Poetic Traditionby Judith Ryan

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

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

  • Brecht Sourcebookby Henry Bial; Carol Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    Bertolt Brecht is one of the most prolific and influential writer-directors of the twentieth century. This fascinating anthology brings together in one volume many of the most important articles written about Brecht between 1957 and 1997. The collection explores a wide range of viewpoints about Brecht's theatre theories and practice, as well as including... more...