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  • Ibsen auf der deutschen Bühneby Wilhelm Friese

    De Gruyter 1976; US$ 126.00

    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$ 70.00

    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 volkssprachlicher Schriftlichkeit im frühen Mittelalter (ca. 700-1050/60)by Wolfgang Haubrichs

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 42.00

    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$ 140.00

    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$ 291.00

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

  • Metzler Literatur Chronikby Volker Meid

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 27.37

    Die deutschsprachige Literatur in 1.500 Werken. Was ist charakteristisch für die Gedichte Grünbeins? Wo wurde Hauptmanns 'Vor Sonnenaufgang' uraufgeführt? Informationen zu diesen und anderen Fragen, zu Quellen, Themen und Wirkung liefert die bewährte 'Metzler Literatur Chronik'. Die 3. Auflage ist um 40 neue Werke erweitert und auf dem neuesten Stand.... more...

  • Literarische Deutschlandreisen nach 1989by Leslie Brückner; Christopher Meid; Christine Rühling

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Travelogues and travel novels about Germany were published in large numbers after 1989. This volume contains essays on authors such as Büscher, Herrndorf, and Kratch, providing a systematic and contextualized treatment of this body of literature. It thus makes an innovative contribution to research on travel literature and to discourse... more...

  • Cabins in Modern Norwegian Literatureby Ellen Rees

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • Rolvaag's Giants in the Earthby Frank B. Huggins

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Rölvaag's Giants in the Earth, you explore the story of Norwegian pioneers... more...

  • CliffsNotes On Ibsen's A Doll's House and Hedda Gablerby Marianne Sturman

    Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on A Doll's House & Hedda Gabler takes you into Henrick Ibsen's dramatic plays, controversial theater productions that inflamed audience reactions in the nineteenth century. A Doll's House follows the story of... more...