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  • Die Erfindung des Schriftstellers Thomas Mannby Michael Ansel; Hans Edwin Friedrich; Gerhard Lauer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Thomas Mann ist durch sehr bewusste Strategien und Inszenierungen zu dem Thomas Mann geworden, als der er in die Literaturgeschichte eingegangen ist. Diesem Selbstentwurf des Autors Thomas Mann zum repräsentativen deutschen Schriftsteller geht der Sammelband nach. Er fragt nach der Semantik der Repräsentanz, die Thomas Mann gebraucht, analysiert... more...

  • Franz Kafka. Band 1+2by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 361.00

    Die vorliegende Bibliographie ist als erste ausschließlich Kafkas Werken und deren Übersetzungen gewidmet. Sie wurde in den USA zusammengestellt und soll dem Benutzer rasche Information über den gegenwärtigen Stand der Dinge geben. Mit dem Erscheinen der kritischen Werkausgabe im Laufe der Achtzigerjahre wird sich die Situation, besonders... more...

  • The Skin of the Systemby Benjamin Robinson

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    The Skin of the System objects to the idea that there is only one modernity—that of liberal capitalism. Starting from the simple conviction that whatever else East German socialism was, it was real, this book focuses on what made historical socialism different from social systems in the West. In this way, the study elicits the general question: what... more...

  • Angina Daysby Günter Eich; Michael Hofmann; Michael Hofmann

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    This is the most comprehensive English translation of the work of Günter Eich, one of the greatest postwar German poets. The author of the POW poem "Inventory," among one of the most famous lyrics in the German language, Eich was rivaled only by Paul Celan as the leading poet in the generation after Gottfried Benn and Bertolt Brecht. Expertly translated... more...

  • Krankheit und Matriarchatby Yahya A. Elsaghe

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    Die Studie widmet sich dem letzten vollendeten Werk Thomas Manns. Sie versucht, die bisherige Vernachlässigung der Novelle durch die Forschung nicht nur zu kompensieren, sondern auch rezeptionsästhetisch mit dem Gegensatz zu erklären, in den die Resultate einer genaueren Lektüre zu den verfestigten Annahmen dieser Forschung geraten müssen.... more...

  • Paul Celanby Hugo Bekker

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 75.60

    Paul Celan: Studies in His Early Poetry scrutinizes the influences detectable in the poems written during 1938-48. Among German writers, Büchner, Goethe, Gottfried von Strassburg, Gryphius, Mörike, the poet of the Nibelungenlied , Novalis, Rilke, and Trakl all provided motifs that, often repeated, make for a dense network inviting attention... more...

  • Song For A Spiritual Traveller: Selectedby Frithjof Schuon

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    The poetry of Frithjof Schuon has been called metaphysical music. Every poem in this collection -- drawn from more than three thousand poems written during the closing years of his life -- is a true compass pointing the reader time and again to Schuon’s fundamental theme: the Remembrance of God. These small gems are as profound as the sea and as simple... more...

  • 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

    Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come. 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...