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  • Dichtungen der letzten Wanderjahre 1721-1723by Reiner Bölhoff

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 405.00

    This volume presents 196 poems, letters, and drafts dating from the final 21 months of Günther?s life. During this time, Günther wrote new derisive verses, panegyrics, and wedding verses; spiritual poems for a devotional setting; and his well-known self-justification letter to his father. Despite illness and exhaustion, Günther was able to maintain... more...

  • Spuren der Gelehrsamkeitby Lothar Schmitt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    Humanism generated not only intellectually inspired texts but at the same time, a culture of things. The scholars of the early modern era who developed Humanism looked back to ancient models to build a sense of community within a like-minded group. This volume looks closely at Humanists living north of the Alps and explores how they came to be the... more...

  • Personal Businessby Aeron Hunt

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    In recent years the analysis of the intersection of literature and economics has generated a vibrant conversation in literary and cultural studies of the Victorian period. But Aeron Hunt argues that an emphasis on abstraction and impersonality as the crucial features of the Victorian economic experience has led to a partial and ultimately misleading... more...

  • The Peripheral Child in Nineteenth Century Literature and its Criticismby Neil Cocks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Established accounts of the child in nineteenth century literature tend to focus on those who occupy a central position within narratives. This book is concerned with children who are not so easily recognized or remembered, the peripheral or overlooked children to be read in works by Dickens, Brontë, Austen and Rossetti. more...

  • German Romance V: Erecby Hartmann von Aue; Cyril Edwards; Cyril Edwards

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00

    New edition, with facing English translation, of one of the most important Arthurian works from the middle ages. more...

  • Spanish Golden Age Poetry in Motionby Jean Andrews; Isabel Torres

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    The fourteen essays of this volume engage in distinct ways with the matter of motion in early modern Spanish poetics. Los catorce ensayos de este volumen conectan de una manera perceptible con el tema del movimiento en la poesía española del siglo de oro more...

  • Grigol Robakidse und sein literarisches Schaffenby Tamara Kirschke

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.41

    Ein Autor, der zwischen zwei Kulturen steht und darunter leidet, weder der einen noch der anderen wirklich anzugehören: Grigol Robakidse (1880-1962) verlässt seine Heimat Georgien, dann die Wahlheimat Deutschland, und gelangt schließlich in die Schweiz, wo sein Leben durch die Begegnung mit der Gräfin Ghita Strachwitz einen neuen Schwung bekommt. In... more...

  • The War Against Clicheby Martin Amis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 19.95

    Is there anything that Martin Amis can?t write about? In this virtuosic, career-spanning collection he takes on James Joyce and Elvis Presley, Nabokov and English football, Jane Austen and Penthouse Forum, William Burroughs and Hillary Clinton. But above all, Amis is concerned with literature, and with the deadly cliches?not only of the pen, but... more...

  • Korrespondenzen der Goethezeitby Leo von Seckendorf; Michael Grus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 277.00

    As the editor of poetic paperbacks and literary journals, Leo von Seckendorf (1775-1809) was in written correspondence with nearly all the great authors from the period of the Late Enlightenment, to the Classical and the Romance periods. This vastly diverse correspondence, which has previously been only partially accessible, offers extensive insight... more...

  • Literature along the Lines of Flightby Hidenaga Arai

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 41.00

    This book presents new readings of D.H. Lawrence?s later novels from the perspective of established critical theory and contemporary thought: a specific critical theory or critical perspective is selected and applied to each novel in order to present particular interpretations of each. Although remaining faithful to one?s personal desires without being... more...