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  • The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Briggeby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    This is the definitive, widely acclaimed translation of the major prose work of one of our century's greatest poets -- "a masterpiece like no other" (Elizabeth Hardwick) -- Rilke's only novel, extraordinary for its structural uniqueness and purity of language. First published in 1910, it has proven to be one of the most influential and enduring works... more...

  • Letters to a Young Poetby Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Mitchell; Stephen Mitchell

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.00

    The ten letters collected here are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of our century. Written when Rainer Maria Rilke was himself still a young man with most of his greatest work before him, they are addressed to a student who had sent Rilke some of his work, asking for advice about becoming a writer. The two never met, but over a period... more...

  • The Seasons of the Soulby Hermann Hesse; Ludwig Max Fischer; Andrew Harvey

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 17.95

    Vowing at an early age “to be a poet or nothing at all,” Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles that remain widely influential today. Another was a... more...

  • The Metamorphosisby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 36.00

    "The Metamorphosis", perhaps Franz Kafka's most widely read work, is the story of a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find he has been transformed into a "gigantic insect." This new Bloom's Guide provides the ideal introduction to this symbolic tale, which has many interpretations. Pointing students... more...

  • Veneration and Revoltby Barry Stephenson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 48.95

    First comprehensive study of the impact of German Pietism on the life and literature of Hermann Hesse, one of the twentieth century's most influential writers. more...

  • In the Company of Rilkeby Stephanie Dowrick

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.95

    Connecting to your inner life through the transformative poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. In the Company of Rilke is a rare book about a rare poet. Rainer Maria Rilke was a giant of twentieth-century writing who remains a visionary voice for our own time, captivating readers not only with his brilliance but also his fearlessness about the "deepest... more...

  • Max Kommerellby Christian Weber

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Die intellektuelle Biographie des Literaturwissenschaftlers Max Kommerell (1902-1944) stellt ein brisantes, doch erst in Ansätzen erschlossenes Kapitel der deutschen und europäischen Wissenschafts- und Kulturgeschichte in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts dar. Durch seine Doppelbegabung als Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler und durch... more...

  • Lieutenant Gustlby Konstanze Fliedl

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 475.00

    Vom Werk Arthur Schnitzlers existiert bislang keine kritische Ausgabe. Die Bände bieten das Faksimile des Manuskripts, eine präzise Transkription und einen Lesetext. Der Text wird erschlossen durch editorische Apparate, einen literaturwissenschaftlichen Kommentar sowie einen ausführlichen Editionsbericht. Die Ausgabe erlaubt damit erstmals Einblicke... more...

  • 2009/2010by Norbert Christian Wolf; Rosmarie Zeller

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Das Musil-Forum , Publikationsorgan der Internationalen Robert-Musil-Gesellschaft, ist eine interdisziplinäre Plattform für die Erforschung der Literatur der klassischen Moderne und insbesondere des Werks von Robert Musil (1880-1942). Den Schwerpunkt bilden Beiträge zu Leben und Werk Musils, zur österreichischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Gottfried Bennby Joachim Dyck

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 42.00

    Gottfried Benn (1886-1956) gehört zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Lyrikern der literarischen Moderne. Die Einführung in sein Leben und Werk bietet eine konzise Biographie, eine Gesamtcharakteristik des Werks und eine Auswahlbibliographie. Für Studenten und Literaturinteressierte eröffnet das Studienbuch einen informativen ersten Zugang... more...