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- Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65
Tom Pow spent six months as writer in residence at the National Library of Scotland Map Library in Edinburgh. He was so inspired by the collection that they hold and by the stories that they tell that he wrote a collection of poetry based on that experience. Published by Polygon but with input from the National Library and illustrated with details... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 14.85
Hauptbeschreibung Hendrik Rost ist ein äußerst wacher und genauer Beobachter. Sein Blick fixiert das ganz Kleine, das Familiäre ebenso wie die großen Zusammenhänge: Geschichte, politische Verwerfungen, Klimawandel. Seine Fähigkeit, beides im Text zusammenzubringen, hart aufeinanderprallen zu lassen oder in eine geradezu zärtliche Balance zu bringen,... more...
- Jacana Media 2013; US$ 16.99
"The Last Right" is the true story of Craig Schonegevel who suffered from the extremely variable condition known as Neurofibromatosis Type 1. In Craig?s case his life was mostly one of operations, pain and suffering and his brave attempts to slay the NF 1 dragon that kept on gnawing at his life and his body. His extraordinary courage in the face of... more...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 16.83
»Wer den Dichter will verstehen, muss in Dichters Lande gehen«, empfahl schon Goethe dem Literaturfreund. Ernst Müller folgt seinem Rat und begibt sich auf die Reise. Neugierig spürt er Städte und Landschaften auf, die mit Leben und Werk anerkannter Schriftsteller untrennbar verbunden sind. Denn wer dächte bei Thomas Mann nicht sofort an Lübeck, die... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95
A whimsical, hilarious, heartbreaking tour of the world--a book of immense range and depth, the record of a world-class traveller's many discoveries and insights Since making his first voyage as a sailor -- to earn his passage from his native Holland to South America -- Cees Nooteboom has been captivated by foreign countries and cultures and has... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 42.52
Naturgedichte von Rang gestalten keine weltfremden idyllischen Träumereien, sondern verraten ein waches Bewusstsein von den gesellschaftlichen Tendenzen ihrer Zeit: Die poetischen Bilder der Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Natur, die Autoren wie Klopstock, Goethe, Hölderlin, Eichendorff, Mörike, George, Brecht, Eich oder Grünbein entwerfen, sind von... more...