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  • Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Philip Wayne

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 14.09

    The second part of Goethe's masterpiece opens with Faust struggling to recover from the death of his beloved Gretchen. The quick-witted demon Mephistopheles soon persuades him to look beyond his sorrow and enter the world of politics and power, but the great scholar is still eager for new sensations, and asks Mephistopheles to reveal Helen of Troy... more...

  • 18. September 1786 – 10. Juni 1788by Volker Giel; Susanne Fenske; Yvonne Pietsch; Markus Bernauer; Gerhard Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 349.00

    This new historical-critical edition of more than 15,000 of Goethe’s preserved letters includes numerous letters (approx. 5%) never previously published. More than 2,000 letters previously available only in early printings or drafts have been transcribed for the first time directly from the manuscripts. The extensive commentary provided... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Goetheby Lesley Sharpe

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 30.00

    The Cambridge Companion to Goethe provides a stimulating and accessible survey of this versatile figure. more...

  • Grenzen des Ichby Stefan Keppler

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    The series "QUELLEN UND FORSCHUNGEN ZUR LITERATUR- UND KULTURGESCHICHTE" (Sources and Research in the History of Literature and Culture), with a rich tradition stretching back to 1874, is an established feature among the renowned publications for German Literary Studies. Edited by Ernst Osterkamp and Werner Röcke at the Humboldt University... more...

  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.82

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... more...

  • Artusromane nach 1230, Gralromane, Tristanromaneby Heike Bismark; Tomas Tomasek; Jan Hallmann; Daniela Riegermann; Kerstin Rüther; Manuela Schotte

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 240.00

    Dieses Kompendium dokumentiert erstmals vollständig und methodisch reflektiert die Sentenzen und Sprichwörter in den deutschen Artus-, Gral- und Tristanromanen des Mittelalters und erschließt damit eine wichtige, zwischen Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit aufgespannte kommunikativ-pragmatische Dimension der höfischen Versromane. In einem differenzierten... more...

  • Goethe and the Ginkgoby Siegfried Unseld; Kenneth J. Northcott

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 34.00

    In 1815, Goethe gave symbolic expression to his intense relationship with Marianne Willemer, a recently married woman thirty-five years his junior. He gave her a leaf from the ginkgo tree, explaining that, like its deeply cleft yet still whole leaf, he was "single yet twofold." Although it is not known if their relationship was ever consummated, they... more...

  • Höfischer Roman in Vers und Prosaby Réne Pérennec; Elisabeth Schmid

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00

    European medieval art, philosophy and literature were significantly shaped by French culture and its intellectual and literary achievements. This reference work, for the first time in the history of literary studies, provides a comprehensive overview of language elements, poetic forms and genres, motifs, themes and works of the German... more...

  • From Kinglake to Kabulby Neil Grant; David Williams

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 10.88

    Kinglake had one day of disaster with far-reaching effects; Kabul has endured 30 years of war. In this remarkable collection of young people's writing, students from schools in Kinglake and Kabul share their stories of resilience, courage and hope. more...

  • Goethe und die Rhetorikby Olaf Kramer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Die Monographie zum Thema „Goethe und Rhetorik“ schließt an die Untersuchungen zur Transformation der Rhetorik im 18. Jahrhundert an. Am Einzelfall Goethe zeigt sich, wie weitgehend die Literaten des 18. Jahrhunderts noch von einer rhetorischen Bildungstradition geprägt sind. Goethes rhetorische Schriften, aber auch seine literarischen... more...