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  • , said the shotgun to the head.by Saul Williams

    Pocket Books 2009; US$ 14.00

    The greatest Americans Have not been born yet They are waiting quietly For their past to die please give blood Here is the account of a man so ravished by a kiss that it distorts his highest and lowest frequencies of understanding into an Incongruent mean of babble and brilliance... more...

  • 'Counterfeiting' Shakespeareby Brian Vickers

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 47.00

    Vickers examines authorship claims for two poems, finding neither to be the work of Shakespeare. more...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The 18th century was also known as the Pedagogical Century. In 1774, Dessau saw philanthropists founding the first reformed school dedicated to the principles of the Enlightenment. The philanthropists revolutionised teaching by designing a child-centred learning strategy. They no longer wished to impart the learning of scholars but to provide practical... more...

  • Emily Dickinson by Mordecai Marcus

    Wiley 1982; US$ 4.95

    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 Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems, you explore some 85 poems from one of America's... more...

  • "Es sind alles Geschichten aus meinem Leben"by Carsten Gansel; Werner Nell

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 52.96

    Der Sammelband stellt erstmals die literarischen Werke Hans Werner Richters in ihrer Vielfalt und im Zusammenhang mit seiner publizistischen Tätigkeit dar. Auf diese Weise wird Richters Rolle im literarischen Feld nach 1945 deutlicher markiert. Zugleich eröffnet sich ein dezidierter Blick auf das Verhältnis von Literatur und Gesellschaft sowie die... more...

  • "Escape to Life"by Sigrid Weigel; Eckart Goebel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    After 1933, New York City gave shelter to many leading German and German-Jewish intellectuals. This compendium, adopting the title of a volume published by Klaus and Erika Mann in 1939, explores the impact the US, and NYC in particular, had on these authors as well as the influence they in turn exerted on US intellectual life. Moreover, it addresses... more...

  • "In roten Schuhen tanzt die Sonne sich zu Tod": Lyrik expressionistischer Dichterinnenby

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 13.79

    Hauptbeschreibung Der literarischen Qualität expressionistischer Lyrikerinnen wurde und wird trotz der prinzipiell umfassend erforschten Bewegung des Expressionismus kaum Beachtung geschenkt. Eine professionelle Etablierung war vielen Autorinnen in einer von männlichen Sichtweisen dominierten Zeit kaum möglich, so dass sie oftmals aus Mangel an Veröffentlichungen... more...

  • "Invasion aus dem Osten"by Cornelia Ruhe

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 104.21

    Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts sehen sich sowohl Frankreich als auch Spanien durch die immer zahlreicheren Übersetzungen aus dem Russischen einer "Invasion aus dem Osten" gegenüber. In Frankreich entbrennt eine Diskussion, für die die russische Literatur zwar den Anstoß gibt, in der jedoch zugleich im Medium der Literaturkritik Fragen nach dem... more...

  • "Kleine Leute" und große Helden in Homers Odyssee und Kallimachos' Hekaleby Marios Skempis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    Callimachus? Hekale is one of the most famous short epics of Greek literature and was highly regarded as such in antiquity. This study addresses the question of whether and to what extent the Hekale is related to the Homeric epics, and especially the Odyssey. The ensuing conclusions show that the Odyssey exerted a strong influence on the diction, character... more...

  • 'Le Roman des Eles', and the Anonymous: 'Ordene de Chevalerie'by Raoul De Hodenc; Keith Busby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 149.00

    Scholars and students working on the early courtly and chivalric literature of medieval Europe will have often felt the need for contemporary theoretical material with which to illustrate their arguments about courtesy and chivalry in romances, etc. The present volume, which presents critical editions of the two earliest didactic poems of this kind... more...