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  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    The book contains studies in the exchange relationship between literary and academic discourse, with an emphasis on the period from approx. 1750 to approx. 1830. The authors dealt with include F. A. Wolf, J. G. Herder, F. Schlegel, Achim v. Arnim, the Brothers Grimm and Goethe. The focal point is the question of how literature reacts to becoming the... more...

  • Anne Frankby Francine Prose

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?A definitive, deeply moving inquiry into the life of the young, imperiled artist, and a masterful exegesis of Diary of a Young Girl ?Extraordinary testimony to the power of literature and compassion? ? Booklist (starred review) In Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife , Francine Prose, author of Reading Like a Writer , deftly parses the... more...

  • A Day with Mr. Julesby Diane Broeckhoven; Liedewij Hawke

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99

    When Alice, an elderly woman, smells the coffee her husband, Jules, has just made, she gets up. This ritual repeats itself every day until one morning she finds him lifeless on the sofa before the coffee is ready. While Jules slowly turns into a statue, Alice reminisces about earlier days, telling him things she hasn't dared express before. more...

  • Poema / Gedichtby Frauke Berndt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Between 1730 and 1770 the philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten and the poet Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock described in their writings the characteristic features of literary texts using examples of passages which were striking in a pictorial or descriptive, auditory and/or graphical way. Both drew attention to the ability of sensory signs and images... more...

  • 2010/2011by Hermann Korte

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00


  • Raptorsby Toon Tellegen; Judith Wilkinson

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 18.89

    With the economy of proverbs and the psychological insight of a novel, Toon Tellegen?s acclaimed sequence Raptors depicts the dynamics of a family held hostage by the mood-swings and histrionics of a father, a figure both comic and terrifying, grotesque and pathetic. Tellegen?s mercurial imagination evokes the dark archetypes of European folklore... more...

  • Alchemie und Poesieby Joachim Telle; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Didier Kahn

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    The studies presented in ?Alchemy and Poetry? constitute an 'alchemical Parnassus' without parallel in the historiography of literature in the German language. This work documents for the first time a subset of early-modern points of intersection between natural history and poetry. Its position as a foundational work is assured by approx. thirty informative... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works. Volume IV/1... more...

  • Lieder von 1848by Heidrun Kämper-Jensen

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 133.00

    Lieder Von 1848: Politische Sprache Einer Literarischen Gattung (Reihe Germanistische Linguistik). more...

  • Epigrammatisches Barockby Thomas Althaus

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 196.00