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  1. Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland

    Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland: Three Studies [Paperback]

    John Carey(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781891271281
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 21
    This book is a study of the rich and fascinating traditions found early Irish literature concerning smiths and the fashioning of metal. The smith had a special status within the traditional societies of early Ireland and elsewhere... .... Learn More
  2. RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo

    RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo [Paperback]

    Chiara Cecalupo(Editor); Giovanna Assunta Lanzetta(Editor); Priscilla Ralli(Editor)

    $72.00

    ISBN: 9781789691740
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    RACTA (Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo) was the first international conference for PhD students of Christian Archaeology. It took place in Rome in February 2018, hosted by Pontificio Istituto ... .... Learn More
  3. The Faust Tales of Christoph Rosshirt

    The Faust Tales of Christoph Rosshirt: A Critical Edition with Commentary [Hardback]

    J.M. van der Laan(Author); J. M. van der Laan(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781640140431
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 203
    The Faust legend, which has come down to us most famously in Goethe's tragedy but also in countless other incarnations since the late sixteenth century, was first collected and presented as a cohesive narrative (in manuscript) by C... .... Learn More
  4. Copernicus Banned

    Copernicus Banned: The entangled matter of the anti-copernican decree of 1616 [Hardback]

    Natacha Fabbri(Editor); Federica Favino(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788822265845
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book, consisting of nine essays on the causes, on the figures involved and on the consequences of the decree, sheds light on various philosophical, theological, political and cultural aspects of the discussions that arose arou... .... Learn More
  5. A Companion to the Works of Hermann Broch

    A Companion to the Works of Hermann Broch [Hardback]

    Graham Bartram(Editor); Sarah McGaughey(Editor); Galin Tihanov(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781571135414
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 200
    Hermann Broch (1886-1951) is best known for his two major modernist works, The Sleepwalkers (3 vols., 1930-1932) and The Death of Virgil (1945), which frame a lifetime of ethical, cultural, political, and social thought. A textile ... .... Learn More
  6. Fontane in the Twenty-First Century

    Fontane in the Twenty-First Century [Hardback]

    John B. Lyon(Editor); Brian Tucker(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140097
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 201
    Theodor Fontane remains a canonical figure in German literature, the most important representative of poetic realism, and likely the best German-language novelist between Goethe and Mann, yet scholarly attention to his works often ... .... Learn More
  7. Anxious Journeys

    Anxious Journeys: Twenty-First-Century Travel Writing in German [Hardback]

    Karin Baumgartner(Editor); Monika Shafi(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140110
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 202
    The rich contemporary literature of travel has been the focus of numerous recent publications in English that seek to understand how travel narratives, with their distinctive representations of identities, places, and cultures, res... .... Learn More
  8. Nonconformist Writing in Nazi Germany

    Nonconformist Writing in Nazi Germany: The Literature of Inner Emigration [Paperback]

    John Klapper(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781640140547
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Studies of literary responses to National Socialism between 1933 and 1945 have largely focused on exiled writers; opposition within Germany and Austria is less well understood. Yet in both cou... .... Learn More
  9. Inscription and Rebellion

    Inscription and Rebellion: Illness and the Symptomatic Body in East German Literature [Paperback]

    Sonja E. Klocke(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640140554
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    The healthcare system of the German Democratic Republic, based on Soviet models, reflected the importance the socialist state assigned the health both of its citizens and of the metaphorical national body meant to represent and pro... .... Learn More
  10. Selected Works by J. M. R. Lenz

    Selected Works by J. M. R. Lenz: Plays, Stories, Essays, and Poems [Hardback]

    J. M. R. Lenz(Author); Martin Wagner(Author); Ellwood Wiggins(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571139931
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 199
    Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751-1792) is, after Goethe, the most important writer of the German Sturm und Drang. Crucial in the reinvention of German literature through the reception of Shakespeare, his works contain a scathing c... .... Learn More

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