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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 117.17
the East Prussian poet Simon Dach is considered to be the master of Baroque social poetry. However, the narrative subject in his occasional poems cannot always be interpreted as the conventional "I" role. Rather, it is the bearer of different discourses which come into conflict with each other in times of a personal crisis of the poet. The... more...
- Muswell Press 2010; US$ 9.99
A collection of moving, witty and passionate poems about love, loss and landscape, about men and women struggling to find meaning in a land reeling from urbanisation. Here too are beautifully crafted homages to Donne, Arnold, Clare, Betjeman and many more. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 72.99
Pícaro and Cortesano have been traditionally viewed as antithetical figures representing a strict spatial metaphor between center and periphery. This book challenges that view by positing a relationship between these two significant figures and their respective books, picaresque narrative and courtesy manual. The handbook of conduct tacitly engages... more...
- OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.99
Lope de Vega (1562-1635), the architect of the drama of the Spanish Golden Age, created plots and characters notable for their energy, inventiveness and dramatic power, and which, in contrast to French classical drama, combine the serious and the comic in their desire to imitate life. This unique edition combines Lope's best-known play Fuente Ovejuna,... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 117.17
The 150th anniversary of Goethe's birth in the year 1999 is taken here as an occasion for reviewing the achievements of modern-day Goethe studies and focussing on the future tasks to be accomplished in this field. Chief among the latter are critical discussion of the major scholarly Goethe editions from Frankfurt and Munich, as well as... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 117.17
This is the second of the new Bremen editions of epic poems centring around Dietrich von Bern. In its content, the text of the »Rabenschlacht« (13th century) takes up where »Dietrichs Flucht« left off. The subject matter is a further abortive victory by Dietrich over his adversary Ermrich in the battle near Ravenna. The edition largely... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Spanish Poetry of the Grupo Poético de 1927 is an anthology of poems by members of Grupo Poético de 1927, an association of poets who sought to detach poetry from non-poetic elements such as narrative, anecdote, political or social preoccupations, or didacticism. Seven poets are represented: Pedro Salinas, Jorge Guillén, Gerardo Diego, Federico García... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Seventeenth-century Spain witnessed a rich flowering of dramatic activity that paralleled the Renaissance stage in other European countries. Yet this Golden Age traditionally has been represented in print almost entirely by male playwrights. With Women's Acts , Teresa Scott Soufas makes available eight plays by five long-neglected women dramatists:... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 265.35
Der lateinische Traktat De amore aus dem späten 12. Jahrhundert von einem nicht sicher zu identifizierenden Kleriker namens Andreas gehört zu den faszinierendsten und umstrittensten Texten des Mittelalters. Als kultur- und literaturhistorisches Zeugnis ersten Ranges hat er Teil an den verschiedensten Diskursen seiner Zeit, u. a. dem... more...
- CCC Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Combining poetry with divination, this collection resurrects the ancient Greek art of Rhapsodomancy, or divining one's fortune or destiny through the use of poetry or verse. Harkening back to antiquity, when Polyhymniathe muse of sacred poetryand Calliopethe muse of epic poetrywere invoked for guidance, each page of this anthology contains three... more...