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  • Revisionen des Mythosby Clemens Heydenreich

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Hiob hat die deutsche Literatur inspiriert wie keine andere Figur des Alten Testaments. Der Band nimmt die Varianten der Geschichte in den Blick. Das Hiobbuch wird als Meta-Mythos über die Literatur gelesen, der als Mittel zur Kontingenzbewältigung dient. Die Hiobtexte vom 12. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert sind jeweils zeitaktuelle Antworten... more...

  • Ibsenby Janko Lavrin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the other. The author also explores some of those factors... more...

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

    Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.50

    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...

  • Henrik Ibsenby Michael Egan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...

  • A History of German Literatureby Wolfgang Beutin; Klaus Ehlert; Wolfgang Emmerich; Helmut Hoffacker; Bernd Lutz; Volker Meid; Ralf Schnell; Peter Stein; Inge Stephan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Since the appearance of its first edition in Germany in 1979, A History of German Literature has established itself as a classic work used by students and anyone interested in German literature. The volume chronologically traces the development of German literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Throughout this chronology, literary developments... more...

  • Mythic Patterns in Ibsen’s Last Playsby Orley I. Holtan

    University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 67.50

    Until recently critics have tended to regard Ibsen principally as a social dramatist, one who was concerned primarily with the political, social, and moral questions of his time. Radical though he was in the Victorian era, his ideas, with the passage o ti more...

  • Ibsen’s Dramaby Einar Haugen

    University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 67.50

    “A dramatist for all seasons” Einar Haugen calls Henrik Ibsen in this series of lectures given in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Norwegian playwright’s birth. Using a modified version of the communications model developed by linguist Roman Jakobson more...

  • Neulektüren - New Readingsby Norbert Otto Eke; Gerhard P. Knapp

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00

    Die Einsicht in die Polyvalenz poetischer Texte zähmt die noch jeder Form diskursiver Analyse von Kunstwerken eigene Tendenz, Sinn und Bedeutung festzuschreiben. Im Spannungsfeld zwischen der anarchischen “Lust am Text“ (Roland Barthes) und der “Wut des Verstehens“ (Jochen Hörisch) behaupten sich die ‘Lektüren’,... more...

  • Global Ibsenby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Barbara Gronau; Christel Weiler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Ibsen’s plays rank among those most frequently performed world-wide, rivaled only by Brecht, Chekhov, Shakespeare, and the Greek tragedies. By the time Ibsen died in 1906, his plays had already conquered the theaters of the Western world. Inviting rapturous praise as well as fierce controversy, they were performed in Europe, North America, and Australia,... more...

  • The Master Builder and Other Playsby Henrik Ibsen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.50

    The four plays in this volume, written late in Ibsen's career as a dramatist, move away from his earlier preoccupation with people at odds with society to instead explore the inward struggle with their own thoughts, feelings and dreams. The Master Builder (1892) depicts a powerful man whose illusions collapse in the face of a young woman's courageous... more...