Literary history and criticism

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A Doll's House

When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the...

Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke...

The Cambridge Companion to Kafka

Offers a rounded contemporary appraisal of Central Europe's most distinctive Modernist.

Letters to a Young Poet

The ten letters collected here are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of our century....

Hedda Gabler: A Play in Four Acts

Hedda Gabler

A Play in Four Acts

Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse and 1 more...

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite...

The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America

The Vinland Sagas

The Norse Discovery of America


One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of...

Autobiography of Goethe: Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

Autobiography of Goethe

Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life


In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German...

The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen

In this 1994 book sixteen chapters explore Ibsen's life and work and his influence on the modern...

The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

"This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has...

Ghosts: A Family-Drama in Three Acts


A Family-Drama in Three Acts


Fearing rejection by her community, Helene Alving stayed with her philandering husband up until his...