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  • Brecht in L.A.by Rick Mitchell

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 25.00

    Bertolt Brecht, perhaps the most important dramatist/director/theorist of the twentieth century, is still widely studied and his plays and theories remain staples in the curricula of university theatre departments, literature departments, and theatre-artist training programs throughout the world. Additionally, productions of Brecht's dramas continue... more...

  • Robert Musil - Essayismus als Selbstreflexion der Moderneby Birgit Nübel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00

    Nicht der von der Forschung viel beachtete Roman "Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften", sondern Musils Essays stehen im Mittelpunkt dieser innovativen Untersuchung, die Essayismus nicht als Textmerkmal, sondern als metatextuelles Vertextungsverfahren bestimmt. Als Medien kultureller Selbstreflexion sind Musils bedeutende Essays Kulturkritik und Poetologie... more...

  • The Poet's Guide to Lifeby Rainer Maria Rilke; Ulrich Baer

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 3.49

    “You have to live life to the limit, not according to each day but by plumbing its depth.” –RAINER MARIA RILKE In this treasury of uncommon wisdom and spiritual insight, the best writings and personal philosophies of one of the twentieth century’s greatest poets, Rainer Maria Rilke, are gleaned by Ulrich Baer from thousands of pages of never-before... more...

  • "Geschenke an Aufmerksame"by Irene Fußl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    Die 1992 gegründete Buchreihe ist interdisziplinär ausgerichtet; sie umfasst wissenschaftliche Monographien, Aufsatzsammlungen und kommentierte Quelleneditionen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Der Begriff deutsch-jüdische Literatur bzw. Kultur verweist auf Werke jüdischer Autoren in deutscher Sprache, insoweit jüdische Aspekte... more...

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    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    The series Studien zur deutschen Literatur (Studies in German Literature) presents outstanding analyses of German-speaking literature from the early modern period to the present day. It particularly embraces comparative, cultural and historical-epistemological questions and serves as a tradition-steeped forum for innovative literary research. more...

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    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • Brecht and Political Theatreby Laura Bradley

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 154.99

    This study focuses on The Mother, Bertolt Brecht's most overtly political play and the only play which he staged in the Weimar Republic. Through detailed analysis of archival material, Bradley explores how Brecht's theatre practice developed and how it has subsequently been received and challenged by other directors, in and beyond Germany. more...

  • "Dearest Georg": Love, Literature, and Power in Dark Timesby Vesa & Elias Canetti; Karen Lauer; David Dollenmayer

    Other Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti were married in Vienna. Elias describes the arrangement to his brother Georges as a “functional” marriage. Meanwhile, an intense intellectual love affair develops between Veza and Georges, a young doctor suffering fromtuberculosis. Four years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, where... more...

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    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 50.00

    The first Hermann Hesse Yearbook was published in 2002, two years after the founding of the International Hermann Hesse Society on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the birth of the 1946 Nobel Laureate for Literature. The yearbook shows ways for approaching the phenomenon of the world-wide fascination in different cultures with the work of Hermann... more...

  • Der Kaufmann von Berlinby Georg-Michael Schulz; Walter Mehring

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    Die 1992 gegründete Buchreihe ist interdisziplinär ausgerichtet; sie umfasst wissenschaftliche Monographien, Aufsatzsammlungen und kommentierte Quelleneditionen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Der Begriff deutsch-jüdische Literatur bzw. Kultur verweist auf Werke jüdischer Autoren in deutscher Sprache, insoweit jüdische Aspekte... more...