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    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 22.57

    Hauptbeschreibung Margarete Susman (1872-1966) hat ein ebenso facettenreiches wie zu großen Teilen noch unerforschtes Werk hinterlassen; sie ist vor allem bekannt für ihre Essays zu Kafka sowie Stifters "Abdias" und hat die Kategorie des lyrischen Ichs etabliert. Die Philosophie ist mit Susmans Rezensionen der Werke von Georg Lukács und Ernst Bloch... more...

  • Pollockby Donald Wigal

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American dream as the country found itself confronted with the realities of a modern era replacing the fading nineteenth century. Pollock left home in search of fame and fortune in New York City. Thanks to the Federal Art Project he quickly won acclaim, and after the Second World... more...

  • Eine Unbekannte aus der Seine / Hin und herby Ödon von Horváth; Nicole Streitler-Kastberger; Martin Vejvar

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 489.00

    Mit den beiden Stücken Eine Unbekannte aus der Seine (1933) und Hin und her (1934) lotet Horváth in politisch prekären Zeiten die Möglichkeiten der Komödienform nach zwei Richtungen aus. Eine Unbekannte aus der Seine schließt an seine großen Volksstücke an, doch verleiht der Autor der ?Komödie? eine noch stärkere tragische Grundierung. Erstmals werden... more...

  • Ingeborg Bachmanns 'Ein Ort für Zufälle'by Christian Däufel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Ingeborg Bachmann?s Berlin speech Ein Ort für Zufälle (?A Place for Coincidences?), given on the occasion of accepting the Georg Büchner prize in 1964, remains an enigmatic, difficult to classify document of post-war German-language literature, and has been the subject of considerable controversy. The present commentary provides an introduction to... more...

  • Joseph Roth - Zur Modernität des melancholischen Blicksby Wiebke Amthor; Hans Richard Brittnacher

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    The literary oeuvre of Joseph Roth (1884?1939) presents and focuses on the disastrous political changes of the first half of the 20th century like few others. The present volume compiles contributions that inquire the modernity of an author who has been mostly perceived as a traditionalist by literary scholars. The essays follow the fissures in his... more...

  • Identität und Anspruchby Tobias Greiff

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Wurden während des letzten Krieges in Bosnien und Herzegowina Gotteshäuser, Denkmäler und Bibliotheken als Symbole des Gegners gezielt zerstört, so ist der Umgang mit ihnen auch im Friedensprozess nicht frei von politischen und gesellschaftlichen Emotionen: Straßen und Städte werden umbenannt, neue Denkmäler errichtet und Kirchtürme... more...

  • Anatolby Evelyne Polt-Heinzl; Isabella Schwentner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 881.00

    Following on from Lieutenant Gustl, the second volume of the historical-critical edition of Arthur Schnitzler?s early work presents Anatol. This volume contains the facsimiles of the manuscripts of the seven one-act plays, a precise transcription and a reading text illuminated by editorial apparatus, a literary commentary and an extensive survey of... more...

  • Kafka-Lektürenby Gerhard Neumann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    The study of Kafka has been a respected field of research for many decades, and Gerhard Neumann is the best-known Kafka scholar. The present book documents the findings that have emerged over Neumann?s more than forty years of engagement with Kafka?s works. By exploring both thematic and editorial relationships, this volume provides two forms of access... more...

  • Three Livesby Oliver Matuschek; Allan Blunden

    Pushkin Press 2011; US$ 10.19

    My Three Lives was Stefan Zweig?s working title for his memoir The World of Yesterday, also published by Pushkin Press and translated by Anthea Bell. In this definitive biography, Oliver Matuschek uses the title to reference the three major phases in Zweig?s life?his years of apprenticeship, his years of success as a professional working writer in... more...

  • Stefan George und sein Kreisby Achim Aurnhammer; Wolfgang Braungart; Stefan Breuer; Ute Oelmann; Birgit Wägenbaur; Kai Kauffmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 657.00

    This handbook offersthe firstcomprehensive overview of the life and work of Stefan George and his inner circle. It systematically addresses not only the internal network, but also the external effect of the individuals. For this purpose, the contributors critically analyzed the body of research, which has been consistently increasing during the past... more...