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  • The ‘Air of Liberty’by Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00

    The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...

  • 2010/2011by Hermann Korte

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

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  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 133.00

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  • 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...

  • Auf den Spuren deutscher Dichterby Ernst Müller

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 18.50

    "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... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Das 19. Jahrhundertby Claudia Stockinger

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00

    - Epochenbegriff und Epochengrenzen: Periodisierung und zeitgenössische Selbstpositionierung - Autorschaft und Literaturbetrieb zwischen Kommerzialisierung und Kunstanspruch - Literatur im Kontext von Industrialisierung, technischer Innovation, Verbürgerlichung und Nationenbildung - Konzepte des Realismus: Abbild der äußerlich sichtbaren Wirklichkeit... more...

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

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 12.99

    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...