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  • A Literary History of the Low Countriesby Theo Hermans

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.95

    What was the written culture behind visual artists like Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Rubens? What made the historical novel in nineteenth-century Flanders so different from its counterpart in Holland? What was the literary impact of the huge colonial empires run by the Netherlands and Belgium? What role did Latin, French, and Frisian play in the literary... more...

  • Entsagung und Routinesby Moritz Baßler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Why do the narratives of Poetic Realism often culminate in renunciation? And how did this German literary epoch finally come to an end? Is there any unity in the numerous ?isms? that took its place around 1900? This volume seeks to answer these questions in terms of historical processes. Individual studies present a structural model of realistic narrative,... more...

  • The Inspectorby Richard Nelson; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; Nikolai Gogol

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    A new series translating the major works of Russian drama. more...

  • 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... more...

  • Antikenkonfigurationen in der deutschsprachigen Lyrik nach 1990by Aniela Knoblich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Homer, Sappho, Horace, Catullus, and other authors of antiquity have enjoyed a rebirth in German-speaking lyric poetry since the 1990s. Examining the work of four particularly notable poets ? Durs Grünbein, Thomas Kling, Barbara Köhler, and Raoul Schrott ? this book illuminates how classical antiquity is presented anew in contemporary... 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...

  • Wissen in Literatur im 19. Jahrhundertby Lutz Danneberg; Friedrich Vollhardt; Hartmut Böhme; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 182.00

    The theme of this volume, 'knowledge in literature', refers not to the way in which literature communicates cultural phenomena, events, and norms regulating or reflecting everyday action and behaviour. Instead, it focuses on the 'new knowledge' about nature and the human animal produced (or rejected) in individual branches of science and learning since... more...

  • Anleitung zur deutschen Poeterey. Poetby Augustus Buchner; Marian Szyrocki

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 133.00

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  • Tapfer bis fröhlichby Detlev Block; Ingo Baldermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 14.00

    Glaube, Hoffnung und Liebe ? unter den drei elementaren Haltungen menschlicher Existenz versammeln sich Gedichte von poetischer Kraft, authentischem Erleben und bleibendem Wert.Die Auswahl dieses Bandes repräsentiert ein »Best of«: Gedichte aus dem vergriffenen Sammelband »Lichtwechsel« stehen neben Beispielen auf dem jüngsten Schaffen des bekannten... more...

  • Anne Frankby Francine Prose

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99

    ?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...