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  • Lost Sonby Hermann Broch

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 25.99

    By any measure, Hermann Broch was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Author of The Sleepwalkers and The Spell , he stands, together with James Joyce and Marcel Proust, at the pinnacle of literary Modernism. Born in 1886, he saw the First World War destroy the culture and consciousness of what had come before, seeing the West... more...

  • From West to East and Back Againby Peter Roberts

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 40.93

    Of all the great Western novelists of the twentieth century, the German writer Hermann Hesse is arguably one of the most important for educationists. Paying particular attention to Hesse’s last novel, The Glass Bead Game, and its immediate predecessor, The Journey to the East, this book suggests that Hesse was a man of the West who turned to the idea... more...

  • Kogzompaz. Fragmente über apokalyptische Geheimnisse. Zwey Scherflein zur neuesten deutschen Litteratur. Recension der Critik der reinen Vernunft. Briefe von 1779 bis 1784by Friedrich Roth; Johann Georg Hamann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Kogzompaz. Fragmente über apokalyptische Geheimnisse. Zwey Scherflein zur neuesten deutschen Litteratur. Recension der Critik der reinen Vernunft. Briefe von 1779 bis 1784 more...

  • Myth and Metropolisby Graeme Gilloch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    This is a lucid study of Walter Benjamin's lifelong fascination with the city and forms of metropolitan experience, highlighting the relevance of Benjamin's work to our contemporary understanding of modernity. more...

  • Ingeborg Bachmann und Paul Celanby Gernot Wimmer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The book series Studies in the History of German Literature covers the whole spectrum of research into German literary history and comprises monographs and collected volumes on individual epochs from the close of the Middle Ages up to the present day. It presents contributions explicating central concepts from literary history and on individual... more...

  • Milenaby Margarete Buber-Neumann

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    Margarete Buber, the journalist daughter of Martin Buber, and Milena Jesenska, the beautiful lover of Kafka, met in Ravensbruck concentration camp in 1940. For four terrible years, the two women formed an extraordinary bond and made a pact that if only one survived, the other would bear witness. Only Margarete lived to remember. This is her story... more...

  • Walter Benjamins Theorie der Kritikby Michele Salonia

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00

    Die Schriften Walter Benjamins stellen ein unvergleichlich aufschlussreiches Repertoire für das Studium von Kritik bereit. Sie zeigen, dass sich Kritik, sei es die der Gesellschaft, des Rechts oder der Kunst, nicht in einem Urteil nach etablierten Kriterien erschöpft. Benjamin erzielt kritische Effekte mit Hilfe von unerwarteten Zusammenstellungen... more...

  • Das Bild des Anderenby Georg Jostkleigrewe

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    Wie entstehen Fremdbilder? Welche Faktoren prägen sie, welche Wirkungen erzielen sie? Dienen sie vor allem der gegenseitigen Abgrenzung? Lassen sie sich politisch funktionalisieren und manipulieren? Im "Laboratorium" des europäischen Mittelalters werden diese modern anmutenden Fragen von einer anderen, vormodernen Warte aus beleuchtet.... more...

  • Rainer Maria Rilkeby R Rilke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    "First Published in 1986, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Gottfried Benn; David Paisey

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 19.99

    Gottfried Benn ranks among the most significant German poets of the twentieth century. His early work, with its shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, was associated with the Expressionist movement; the overriding theme of his later work was the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world.... more...