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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.58
Peter Nusser gibt einen Überblick über die deutsche Literatur von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Er setzt die Literaturgeschichte in Beziehung zur Sozial-, Kultur- und Ideengeschichte und geht der Frage nach, inwieweit literarische Texte am Aufbau von Wertvorstellungen und Verhaltensnormen beteiligt sind. Neben dem Kanon der so genannten Hochliteratur... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; Not Available
The Dictionary of German Literature is one of the best-known and most comprehensive and reliable works of reference on German literature. It spans a period from the Early Middle Ages to most recent times. Vol. 34 includes articles on Johann Georg August Wirth and Heinrich Wittenwiler. The notion of 'literature' is defined very broadly,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
Job has inspired German literature like no other Old Testament figure. This volume looks at variants of the story of Job, reading the Book of Job as a meta-myth about literature that has symbolized mastery of contingent fate. Each of the Job texts from the 12 th through the 20 th centuries offers us a contemporary answer to the question:... more...
- The Floating Press 1923; US$ 3.95
When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the ordinary life of a housewife. Gradually the tensions within her marriage become clear and build to a final, stunning action. The play is widely studied because of its sharp critique of 19th century marriage norms, and its feminist tendencies. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Fearing rejection by her community, Helene Alving stayed with her philandering husband up until his death. She finds out that her son Osvald not only has congenital syphilis, but is in love with the maid without knowing she is his half-sister. Eventually Mrs. Alving must face the cruel choice of euthanizing her own son as he descends into a syphilitic... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite premiering the next year to negative reviews, the play since been hailed as a classic work of realism, with the character Hedda being considered by some critics as one of the great dramatic roles; a female Hamlet. Gabler is actually the character's maiden... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 72.00
Aesthetic Anxiety analyzes uncanny repetition in psychology, literature, philosophy, and film, and produces a new narrative about the centrality of aesthetics in modern subjectivity. The often horrible, but sometimes also enjoyable, experience of anxiety can be an aesthetic mode as well as a psychological state. Johnson?s elucidation of that state... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02
Hauptbeschreibung Der "Narziss Peer Gynt" widmet sich einem Aspekt von Henrik Ibsens Peer Gynt, der bisher in der deutschsprachigen Literatur kaum behandelt wurde. Der Fokus dieser Arbeit liegt auf der psychologischen Dimension Peer Gynts, die sich einerseits aus den Parallelen von Ibsens und Peers Leben, andererseits aus Ibsens Persönlichkeitsveränderung... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This is Marie Hamsun's personal narrative from the years 1940-1952, i.e. from the invasion and occupation of Norway until the death of Knut Hamsun. She illuminates personal, psychological, and political facets of Knut Hamsun's character and traces the roots of his deep-seated Germanophilia and Anglophobia, respectively. Her insights are based... more...