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  • Lustby Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98

    The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends. Lust: A Dictionary for the Insatiable Once just isn't... more...

  • Deutsche Exilliteratur im niederländisch-deutschen Beziehungsgeflechtby Els Andringa

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.71

    Das Buch verfolgt die Kommunikation von Autoren und Verlegern, die ab 1933 aus den deutschsprachigen Gebieten in die Niederlande flohen, und erforscht ihre Rezeption und ihren Einfluss in den Perioden vor, während und nach dem Krieg. Fallbeispiele einzelner Schriftsteller und Verleger bilden ein Gewebe von Lebens- und Rezeptionsgeschichten... more...

  • My Prizesby Thomas Bernhard; Carol Janeway

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 22.00

    A gathering of brilliant and viciously funny recollections from one of the twentieth century?s most famous literary enfants terribles. Written in 1980 but published here for the first time, these texts tell the story of the various farces that developed around the literary prizes Thomas Bernhard received in his lifetime. Whether it was the Bremen... more...

  • Schwindelby Eberhard Biesinger; Heinrich Iro

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 39.34

    Unter Mitarbeit zahlreicher Fachwissenschaftler more...

  • Herta Müllerby Bettina Brandt; Valentina Glajar

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 40.00

    Two languages?German and Romanian?inform the novels, essays, and collage poetry of Nobel laureate Herta Müller. Describing her writing as ?autofictional,? Müller depicts the effects of violence, cruelty, and terror on her characters based on her own experiences in Communist Romania under the repressive Nicolae Ceau?escu regime. Herta Müller:... more...

  • Grotesque Ambivalenceby Mary Cosgrove

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 119.71

    The first English language study of Albert Drach's (1902-1995) prose work explores the originality of Drach's autobiography in the context of current Holocaust debates. Special attention is paid throughout to the relationship between Drach's comic-grotesque language and the melancholy mode of representation in the Holocaust trilogy. Both... more...

  • W. G. Sebaldby Scott Denham; Mark McCulloh

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 163.25

    The novelist, poet, and essayist W. G. Sebald (1944 ? 2001) was perhaps the most original German writer of the last decade of the 20th century (?Die Ausgewanderten?, ?Austerlitz?, ?Luftkrieg und Literatur?). His writing is marked by a unique ?hybridity? that combines characteristics of travelogue, cultural criticism, crime story, historical... more...

  • The Diverby Alfred Neven DuMont

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.39

    "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...

  • Angst en vrees in het theater van de herinneringby N.O. Eke

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50


  • Durs Grünbeinby Michael Eskin; Karen Leeder; Christopher Young

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 27.16

    Durs Grünbein is the most significant poet and essayist in German today. No other modern German poet has written from such an emphatically European and global perspective, and this volume seeks to present the poet and his work to the English-speaking world in all their significance and breadth. Written by a line-up of international scholars and critics,... more...