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  • "... meine liebe Freude an dem Göttergesindel"by Eun-Kyoung Park

    J.B. Metzler 2016; Not Available

    Die Verarbeitung der antiken Mythologie - und z.T. auch der jüdisch-christlichen und der germanischen - in Heinrich Heines Werk ist Thema dieser Studie, die aufgrund ihrer Materialfülle und Gliederung auch als Handbuch und Nachschlagewerk benutzt werden kann. more...

  • ...But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occurby Amy L. Thompson; Antonio S. Thompson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Part pop culture trope, part hypothetical cataclysm, the zombie apocalypse is rooted in modern literature, film and mythology. This collection of new essays considers the implications of this scientifically impossible (but perhaps imminent) event, examining real-world responses to pandemic contagion and civic chaos, as well as those from Hollywood... more...

  • 'A solis ortus cardine' - Colmarer Dominikanerchronistby Burghart Wachinger; Christine Stöllinger-Löser; Wolfgang Stammler; Karl Langosch

    De Gruyter 1978; US$ 302.15

    Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon / 'A solis ortus cardine' - Colmarer Dominikanerchronist more...

  • "Das letzte Wort der Kunst"by Joseph A. Kruse

    J.B. Metzler 2016; Not Available

    Heinrich Heine und Robert Schumann - zwei Künstlerleben. Die beiden Romantiker verbindet mehr als dasselbe Todesjahr. Gegliedert in die Themenkreise "Romantik und Revolution", "Doppelleben in Sprache und Musik", "Krankheit und Sterben" sowie "Nachwirkungen" werden die Gemeinsamkeiten ins Licht gerückt. Der üppig ausgestattete Band verschafft einen... more...

  • "Dearest Georg": Love, Literature, and Power in Dark Timesby Veza & Elias Canetti; Karen Lauer; David Dollenmayer

    Other Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti were married in Vienna. Elias describes the arrangement to his brother Georges as a ?functional? marriage. Meanwhile, an intense intellectual love affair develops between Veza and Georges, a young doctor suffering fromtuberculosis. Four years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, where... more...

  • Emily Dickinson by Mordecai Marcus

    Wiley 1982; US$ 4.95 US$ 2.97

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems, you explore some 85 poems from one of America's... more...

  • "Fallen from the Symboled World"by Wyatt Prunty

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    This study evaluates figure and form in contemporary poetry, especially the powers of simile and simile-like structures. Examining the works of Nemerov, Wilbur, Bowers, Hecht, Justice, Cunningham, Bishop, Van Duyn, Hollander, Pack, Kennedy, Ammons, Creeley, and Wright, Prunty argues that doubts about language, the tradition, and theistic assumptions... more...

  • "Far, Far From Home"by Dick and Tally Simpson; Guy R. Everson; Edward W. Jr. Simpson

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    This is a selection of compelling wartime letters describing the coming of age of two young enlisted men in the midst of war. Dick and Tally Simpson, two well-educated, intelligent, thoughtful young men, cared deeply for their country, their family, and their comrades-in-arms and wrote frequently to their loved ones in Pendleton, South Carolina covering... more...

  • 'Isn't All This Bloody?'by Trevor Royle

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 10.19

    As in the rest of Britain, the outbreak of hostilities in 1914 was met in Scotland with excitement and relief. In the field of literature too, the initial response was positive. Kailyard fiction and the Celtic Twilight were left behind as artless verses, patriotic articles and short stories flooded into print. But as the war progressed things changed... more...

  • Julius Caesarby William Shakespeare; Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2006; US$ 8.99 US$ 6.29

    "But, for my own part, it was Greek to me." Now you can appreciate Julius Caesar in plain English. Political intrigue. Ambition. Envy. Conspiracy. Hypocrisy. Betrayal. Assassination. Pride. Suicide. The Ides of March. The tides of war. Julius Caesar makes today's political scene seem boring! If the original text seems Greek (or geek) to you, now... more...