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  • Hedda Gablerby Henrik Ibsen; Edmund Gosse; William Archer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    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...

  • Aesthetic Anxiety.by Laurie Ruth Johnson

    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...

  • The Nobel Novelist Knut Hamsun During the Nazi Occupation of Norwayby Marie Hamsun; Elmer T. Magnuson

    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...

  • Zeitung für Einsiedlerby Ludwig Achim von Arnim; Renate Moering

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Die historisch-kritische Ausgabe der Werke von Ludwig Achim von Arnim (1781?1831) erscheint in Zusammenarbeit mit der Klassik Stiftung Weimar und wird ca. 40 Bände umfassen. Ziel der HKA ist es, das bisher nicht umfassend kritisch erschlossene poetische, diskursive und epistolarische Werk des großen Romantikers und frühen Modernen, der... more...

  • Ibsen auf der deutschen Bühneby Wilhelm Friese

    De Gruyter 1976; US$ 108.56

    In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international... more...

  • Orientierung durch volkssprachige Schriftlichkeitby Johannes Janota

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 108.56

    This volume is a continuation of the »History of German Literature from its Beginnings to the Early Modern Age« edited by Joachim Heinzle. For the first time in the history of the subject, this monograph provides a unified and detailed description of German literature in the 14th century. With a view to tracing ongoing traditions and literary... more...

  • Die Anfänge: Versuche volkssprachiger Schriftlichkeit im frühen Mittelalter (ca. 700-1050/60)by Wolfgang Haubrichs

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 103.13

    Die deutsche volkssprachige Literatur des frühen Mittelalters beginnt unscheinbar: von kargen Glossierungen des frühen 8. Jahrhunderts schwingt sie sich über Wörterbücher und Übersetzungen geistlicher Texte empor zu den dramatischen Schöpfungen des »Hildebrandsliedes« und des »Ludwigsliedes«, zu den inspirierten Evangeliaden des altsächsischen... more...

  • Auf dem Weg in die Moderneby Roswitha Burwick; Lorely French; Ivett Rita Guntersdorfer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 130.28

    This work presents a collection of essays about German and Austrian literature and culture from the 18th century to the present. It situates texts, films, and artworks in their historical, social, philosophical, and psychological contexts, thus tracing diverse pathways to modernity from an interdisciplinary perspective. A focus is placed... more...

  • Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830by Karl Goedeke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 237.86

    Achtes Buch: Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830 : Dichtung der allgemeinen Bildung. Abteilung VI more...

  • Cabins in Modern Norwegian Literatureby Ellen Rees

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2014; US$ 74.99

    Vacation cabins are ubiquitous in Norway, with roughly half the population using them on a regular basis. Through analysis of literary representations of cabins, this book demonstrates that while one tends to think of cabin culture as essentially unchanging over a long span of time, it has in fact changed dramatically over the past two centuries,... more...