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  • Schwindelby Eberhard Biesinger; Heinrich Iro

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 42.18

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  • The Diverby Alfred Neven DuMont

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    "A wonderfully melancholy, tight and precisely constructed novel." —Berliner Morgenpost The Diver is a beautifully written and observed novel about Albert—eighty-two and suffering from Parkinson's, following the death of his beloved twenty-year-old daughter, Glorie, who disappeared during a scuba dive off the Cayman Islands. Glorie had... more...

  • Dark Matterby Juli Zeh; Christine Lo

    Random House 2010; US$ 11.27

    Sebastian and Oskar have been friends since their days studying physics at university, when both were considered future Nobel Prize candidates. But after their graduation, their lives took very different paths; while Oskar holds a prestigious research post in Geneva, Sebastian worries that he hasn't lived up to his intellectual promise, having chosen... more...

  • The Bars of Atlantisby Durs Grünbein; Michael Eskin; John Crutchfield; Andrew Shields; Michael Hofmann

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 24.50

    This landmark collection of essays by one of the world's greatest living authors makes Durs Grünbein's wide-ranging and multifaceted prose available in English for the first time, and is a welcome complement to Ashes for Breakfast , his first book-length collection of poetry in English. Covering two decades, The Bars of Atlantis unfurls the entire... more...

  • The Druggist of Auschwitzby Dieter Schlesak; John Hargraves

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 6.79

    Dieter Schlesak's haunting novel The Druggist of Auschwitz —beautifully translated from the German by John Hargraves—is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of criminal and victim alike. Adam, known as "the last Jew of Schäßburg," recounts with disturbing clarity his imprisonment at the infamous Auschwitz concentration... more...

  • Autumn Leaves & The Ring: Poems By Frithby Frithjof Schuon

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    During the last three years of his life Frithjof Schuon wrote approximately 3,500 short poems in his mother tongue German. These poems, which have been called “metaphysical music,” cover every possible aspect of spiritual doctrine, practice and virtue, as well as the role and function of beauty. They express every conceivable subtlety of spiritual... more...

  • Textby Peter-Henning Haischer; Hans-Peter Nowitzki; Tina Hartmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    Februar 1778–Januar 1780: La Philosophie endormie. Eine Conversation en Pot-Pourri. Hann und Gulpenhee. Der Vogelsang, oder die drey Lehren. Fragmente von Beyträgen zum Gebrauch derer, die sie brauchen können oder wollen. Schach Lolo. Zergliederung des Buchs, genannt: Leben, Be merkungen und Meynungen Johann Bunkels. Pervonte. Ein... more...

  • Grenzübertretungenby Peter Schmucker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Der israelische Aphoristiker Elazar Benyoëtzby Christoph Grubitz; Harald Weinrich

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Ihre einst dominante Rolle in den Gattungssystemen der europäischen Literatur hat die literarische Aphoristik eingebüßt. Diese Studie will begründen, warum zeitgenössische Aphoristik traditioneller Art oft epigonal ist, und zeigen, wie der Dichter Elazar Benyoëtz mit ihren Konventionen bricht. Denn wie in ungleich breiteren Strömungen... more...

  • Nach der Sozialgeschichteby Martin Huber; Gerhard Lauer

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 293.00

    Das Projekt einer Sozialgeschichte der Literatur gilt allgemein als erschöpft. Dennoch zählen sozialgeschichtliche Problemstellungen wie die Beziehung zwischen literarischem Text und seinem gesellschaftlichen Umfeld, Untersuchungen zur Distribution von Literatur, Fragen nach der historischen und gesellschaftlichen Stellung des Autors und... more...