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  • Jugend ohne Gottby Ödön von Horváth; Nicole Streitler-Kastberger

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 377.00

    Ödönvon Horváth (1901–1938) ist einer der meistbeachteten Autoren des 20. Jahrhunderts. Die Wiener Ausgabe bietet eine kritische Gesamtedition seines Werkes: Ediert werden alle abgeschlossenen und Fragment gebliebenen Werke sowie sämtliche Briefe und Lebensdokumente des Autors.Die gesicherten Endfassungen der Texte werden ergänzt durch... more...

  • Bertolt Brecht in Americaby James K. Lyon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.00 US$ 54.60

    This colorful account of Bertolt Brecht's move from Germany to America during the Hitler era explores his activities as a Hollywood writer, a playwright determined to conquer Broadway, a political commentator and activist, a social observer, and an exile in an alien land. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...

  • Esotericism and Occultism in the Works of the Austrian Poet Rainer Maria Rilkeby Gísli Magnússon

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    For the first time, the true scope and relevance into the esoteric and occult aspects of Rilke’s work is made available, to his many English-speaking readers. Dr. Magnússon reveals an alternative interpretation by focusing on Rilke’s fascination with occultism, spiritualism and parapsychology as it plays out in his work, tapping into... more...

  • God's Zooby Marius Kociejowski

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 19.99

    This book is the record of a journey through the world cultures of contemporary London. More specifically, it records a series of encounters with individuals who, although otherwise very different from each other, have three things in common. They are all displaced from their homeland or their origins. They have all become, in some sense, Londoners.... more...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...

  • Metamorphosisby Frank Ryan

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 10.99

    In this enchanting work of scientific exploration, acclaimed science author Frank Ryan explains how metamorphosis - the intricate trick of nature by which caterpillars transform into butterflies - reveals secrets that are shaking the scientific world. Ryan brings to life the work of pioneering naturalists who have traced metamorphosis in myriad species,... more...

  • Perspectives on Max Frischby Gerhard F. Probst; Jay F. Bodine

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Max Frisch, with his countryman Friederich Diirrenmatt, shares the place of eminence in contemporary Swiss literature. Indeed, he ranks high among the recent leading writers in the German language. But, although several of his works -- novels and plays -- have been translated into English, he remains little known in America. In this collection of... more...

  • A Mythic Journeyby Edward Diller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Although The Tin Drum has often been called one of the great novels of the 20th century, most critics have been baffled in attempting to draw its apparent chaos into a single literary framework. Here is the full-length study to penetrate the brilliance of Gunter Grass's style and uncover the novel's mythopoetic core. In A Mythic Journey: Gunter... more...

  • A Stranger in My Own Countryby Hans Fallada

    Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 15.25

    “I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.” Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of “inward emigration”. Under conditions of close confinement, in constant fear of discovery,... more...

  • Frau Louby Rudolph Binion

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 83.50 US$ 75.99

    The rich and fascinating life of Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861-1937) has been reconstructed by Professor Binion on a vast documentary basis, and his findings contradict all earlier versions of her life. Frau Lou was a woman of prodigious intellect, a woman of letters, and a powerful personality. She was closely linked with many of the great cultural figures... more...