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- Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 47.60
On the grounds of the interpretation of Rainer Maria Rilkes poetry and Paul Cézannes paintings the book attempts to approach the work of art as a thing. This lets to overcome a one-sided aesthetical interpretation of the origin of the work of art and to indicate its place in the cosmos of uncreated, i.e. not hominized things. So, the... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 116.25
The literary oeuvre of Joseph Roth (1884?1939) presents and focuses on the disastrous political changes of the first half of the 20 th 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... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 158.54
Thomas Mann is regarded as the best-known representative of modern German literature. This exceptional status is the result of very conscious work on his own profile. How did Thomas Mann manage to achieve this status as the representative of German literature? Which categories did he use to reflect on his role as a writer? And which alliances... more...
- Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 23.98
Der Autor erörtert anhand des Romans ?Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften? die ambivalenten Bezüge Robert Musils zur Moderne des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Er regt dazu an, Musils Werk im Kontext der Debatten des Wiener Kreises zu betrachten. more...
- Pushkin Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Happiness "is neither a privilege of the few, nor a fleeting state of mind: it is hidden behind a door that every person can open once they have found it, at the end of an arduous journey of self-discovery." The two Nobel Prize-winning writers Rabindranath Tagore and Hermann Hesse are arguably very different: one comes to us from the core of Indian... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.68
Intertextual borrowing and references to literary models characterize Arthur Schnitzler?s narrative works to a much greater degree than previously thought, as is clearly revealed in this study. The transformation of Schnitzler?s aesthetic orientation is reflected in his choice of pre-texts. While his early narratives make more extensive... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 517.02
This handbook offers the first comprehensive 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... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 75.60
Paul Celan: Studies in His Early Poetry scrutinizes the influences detectable in the poems written during 1938-48. Among German writers, Büchner, Goethe, Gottfried von Strassburg, Gryphius, Mörike, the poet of the Nibelungenlied , Novalis, Rilke, and Trakl all provided motifs that, often repeated, make for a dense network inviting attention... more...