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  • "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...

  • "Sich an den Tod heranpürschen ..."by Silvio Vietta; Roberto Rizzo

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 27.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Der hier erstmals komplett abgedruckte Briefwechsel zwischen Hermann Broch und Egon Vietta gehört zu den interessantesten Dichterzeugnissen des 20. Jahrhunderts und speziell der Zeit um den Zweiten Weltkrieg. Diskutiert werden hier die neuesten philosophischen Strömungen - z.B. Phänomenologie, Existentialismus und negative Theologie... more...

  • "That Time Cannot Be Forgotten"by Emil Georg Sold; Ivan Fehrenbach; Paul Friedhoff

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95

    In a gripping exchange of letters written in the closing years of the 20th century, two men struggle to come to terms with the signal event of their time, the Holocaust. Born in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany in the early part of the 20th century, both bore witness to the turbulent years... more...

  • 'True Jersey Blues'by Dominick Mazzagetti

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 74.99

    This book tells the story of two Civil War soldiers from Hunterdon County serving with the Army of the Potomac through letters written to hometown newspapers. Their vivid accounts of life on the march, fierce firefights, and everyday occupations convey a true sense of the Civil War as experienced by the men enlisted to fight. The letters from cover... more...

  • ‘Pe gallwn, mi luniwn lythyr’by Rhiannon Marks

    University of Wales Press 2013; US$ 30.00

    Cyfrol arbrofol yw hon sy’n cynnig deongliadau amrywiol o waith y bard Menna Elfyn, ac yn rhoi cip inni ar ein hymwneud â llenyddiaeth a’n harferion darllen. more...

  • 1734-1735by Detlef Döring; Michael Schlott; Rüdiger Otto; Franziska Menzel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 335.00

    Der vorliegende dritte Band der Briefedition dokumentiert den Briefwechsel der Jahre 1734 und 1735. Mit seiner Ernennung zum Professor für Logik und Metaphysik und seiner Heirat mit Luise Adelgunde Victorie Kulmus ist Gottsched Mitte der 1730er Jahre in Leipzig fest etabliert. Die Briefe bieten wichtige Einblicke in die Entwicklung der von ihm geleiteten... more...

  • 1736-1737by Detlef Döring; Michael Schlott; Rüdiger Otto; Franziska Menzel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 335.00

    Die in Band 4 versammelten Briefe zeigen Gottsched auf dem Gipfel seines Ruhmes und seiner Anerkennung als Dichtungstheoretiker, Sprachwissenschaftler, Philosoph, Theaterreformer und Publizist. Wiederkehrende Themen in der Korrespondenz sind neben der Einführung des deutschen Sprachunterrichts an Gymnasien Fragen zur Dichtungstheorie, zur Übersetzung... more...

  • 1738- Juni 1739by Detlef Döring; Michael Schlott; Rüdiger Otto; Franziska Menzel

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 321.00

    In the years 1738/39, Gottsched was mostly concerned with two events: his departure from the ?Deutsche Gesellschaft? which he had been heading and the resulting developments, and the continuation of his disputes on the philosophy of Christian Wolff which he had been conducting with the Lutheran-Orthodox theologians. Through the support of the influential... more...

  • 1860-1864by

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 559.00

    Volume 8 closes this edition of Meyerbeer's correspondence, personal journals and pocket diaries and provides the reader with detailed information about public music life in Berlin, London and Paris during the time from 1860 to 1864. Especially interesting are the documents on his work as the Prussian general music director under Wilhelm I and his... more...

  • The 1984-85 Miners Strike in Nottinghamshireby Jonathan Symcox

    Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99

    John Lowe was at the forefront of the fight for jobs during the twelve months of the miners’ strike from 1984-5 as the elected chairman of Clipstone Colliery’s strike committee in the largely working county of Nottinghamshire. The dirty war fought by the Thatcher Government to defeat the formidable National Union of Mineworkers transformed... more...