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  • A Doll's Houseby Henrik Ibsen

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 3.99

    Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House (1879) criticizes the nineteenth-century marriage norms and comments on the rights of women. It is the story of a woman who is going to abandon her children and marriage. Nora Helmer has an uneasy relationship with her husband Torvald Helmer, but has secretly borrowed money from Krogstad, one of Torvald's employees, to... more...

  • Positionen der Germanistik in der DDRby Jan Cölln; Franz-Josef Holznagel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Dieser Sammelband enthält Beiträge zu unterschiedlichen Wissenschaftlergenerationen und verschiedenen akademischen Institutionen (Universitätsstandorte, Akademie der Wissenschaft, Nationale Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten in Weimar, Auslandsgermanistik). Differenzierte Revisionen von sprach- und literaturwissenschaftlichen sowie literaturdidaktischen... more...

  • Disziplinäre Dichtungby Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 114.99

    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...

  • Wirdig - Wolby Wilhelm Kosch

    De Gruyter 2015; Not Available

    The Dictionary of German Literature is one of the best-known and most comprehensive and reliable works of reference on German literature. It spans a period from the Early Middle Ages to most recent times. Vol. 34 includes articles on Johann Georg August Wirth and Heinrich Wittenwiler. The notion of 'literature' is defined very broadly,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of German Literatureby Matthias Konzett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 425.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Doll's Houseby Henrik Ibsen; E. Haldeman-Julius

    The Floating Press 1923; US$ 3.95 US$ 3.44

    When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the ordinary life of a housewife. Gradually the tensions within her marriage become clear and build to a final, stunning action. The play is widely studied because of its sharp critique of 19th century marriage norms, and its feminist tendencies. more...

  • Ghostsby Henrik Ibsen; William Archer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Fearing rejection by her community, Helene Alving stayed with her philandering husband up until his death. She finds out that her son Osvald not only has congenital syphilis, but is in love with the maid without knowing she is his half-sister. Eventually Mrs. Alving must face the cruel choice of euthanizing her own son as he descends into a syphilitic... more...

  • Hedda Gablerby Henrik Ibsen; Edmund Gosse; William Archer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite premiering the next year to negative reviews, the play since been hailed as a classic work of realism, with the character Hedda being considered by some critics as one of the great dramatic roles; a female Hamlet. Gabler is actually the character's maiden... more...

  • Aesthetic Anxiety.by Laurie Ruth Johnson

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 72.00

    Aesthetic Anxiety analyzes uncanny repetition in psychology, literature, philosophy, and film, and produces a new narrative about the centrality of aesthetics in modern subjectivity. The often horrible, but sometimes also enjoyable, experience of anxiety can be an aesthetic mode as well as a psychological state. Johnson’s elucidation of that state... more...

  • The Nobel Novelist Knut Hamsun During the Nazi Occupation of Norwayby Marie Hamsun; Elmer T. Magnuson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    This is Marie Hamsun's personal narrative from the years 1940-1952, i.e. from the invasion and occupation of Norway until the death of Knut Hamsun. She illuminates personal, psychological, and political facets of Knut Hamsun's character and traces the roots of his deep-seated Germanophilia and Anglophobia, respectively. Her insights are based... more...