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  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Ludwig Hohlby Anna Stüssi

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 25.25

    Ludwig Hohl ist noch in Erinnerung als der eigenwillige, unter aufgehängten Zetteln in einem Genfer Keller hausende Denker. Anna Stüssi erzählt die wilden Jahre des Unterwegsseins, die dieser Sesshaftigkeit vorausgingen. Ludwig Hohl fand erst im Alter die ihm gebührende Anerkennung. Sein Denken in Fragmenten, entlang der Zwischenräume und Ränder des... more...

  • 2013/2014by

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Band 33 des Musil-Forums hat den Themenschwerpunkt ?Robert Musil und das literarische Leben seiner Zeit?. Er präsentiert Aufsätze, die Musil programmatisch im zeitgenössischen kultur- und sozialhistorischen Kontext situieren und dabei buchgestalterische, verlags-, kommunikations- und zeitschriftengeschichtliche, autorschafts- und gendertheoretische,... more...

  • Verwandlung als anthropologisches Motiv in der Lyrik Gottfried Bennsby Thorsten Ries

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This genetic textual edition includes 13 poems by Gottfried Benn from 1935 to 1953. It assembles poems about the theme of ?metamorphosis,? and judiciously examines their creation through a presentation that includes facsimiles, commentary, and references to Benn?s textual sources. In addition to novel access to Benn?s working methods, the edition offers... more...

  • Witnessing, Memory, Poeticsby Helen Finch; Lynn L. Wolff

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    Investigates the connections between German writers H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald and reveals a new hybrid paradigm of writing about the Holocaust in light of the wider literary-political implications of Holocaust representation since 1945. more...

  • Augenblicke mit Jean Améryby Hanjo Kesting

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 19.00

    Dieses Buch bildet die Quintessenz aus 35 Jahren Beschäftigung Kestings mit Leben und Werk Jean Amérys. Jean Amérys Auschwitz-Essay »Jenseits von Schuld und Sühne« gilt als Schlüsselwerk über den Zivilisationsbruch des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. Es war nicht das erste Buch des Autors, aber dasjenige, das ihn schlagartig berühmt machte. Sein Nachdenken... more...

  • God's Zooby Marius Kociejowski

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 29.09

    This book is the record of a journey through the world cultures of contemporary London. More specifically, it records a series of encounters with individuals who, although otherwise very different from each other, have three things in common. They are all displaced from their homeland or their origins. They have all become, in some sense, Londoners.... more...

  • Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften und die Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassungby Cüneyt Arslan

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften? zeigt die ambivalenten Bezuge Musils zur Moderne des fruhen 20. Jahrhunderts auf und schließt daraus auf sein Lebenswerk, den ?Mann ohne Eigenschaften?. Dabei soll auf den Wiener Kreis und seine erkenntnistheoretischen Debatten im Rahmen der Modernisierung der (Natur-) Wissenschaften eine parallele Reflexion des Umgangs... more...

  • Ingeborg Bachmann und Paul Celanby Gernot Wimmer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This collection of correspondence between Bachmann and Celan enables new scholarly engagement with both authors. It elucidates the complex connections between their personal histories and poetry, shedding light on the ways they found literary expression for their experiences with totalitarianism. In addition, the letters are poetic texts in their own... more...

  • Bertolt Brecht in Americaby James K. Lyon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00

    This colorful account of Bertolt Brecht's move from Germany to America during the Hitler era explores his activities as a Hollywood writer, a playwright determined to conquer Broadway, a political commentator and activist, a social observer, and an exile in an alien land. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...