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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Three Studies

    Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Three Studies: 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
  6. Dimensions of Storytelling in German Literature and Beyond

    Dimensions of Storytelling in German Literature and Beyond: "For once, telling it all from the beginning" [Hardback]

    Kristy R. Boney(Editor); Jennifer Marston William(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140400
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 197
    While Walter Benjamin, in his famous essay "The Storyteller" (1936), lamented the decline of the storytelling tradition in the age of the modernist novel, Anna Seghers and other twentieth-century German writers went on to... .... Learn More
  7. Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland

    Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland: The Choirbooks of St Peter's Church, Leiden [Hardback]

    Eric Jas(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273263
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 18
    The musical culture of the Low Countries in the early modern period was a flourishing one, apparent beyond the big cathedrals and monasteries, and reaching down to smaller parish churches. Unfortunately, very few manuscripts contai... .... Learn More
  8. Herder's Essay on Being

    Herder's Essay on Being: A Translation and Critical Approaches [Hardback]

    John K. Noyes(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781571139917
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 198
    In recent years, Johann Gottfried Herder has been the focus of much interest in the English-speaking world. While he was long disregarded, current scholarship in both German and English is revisiting his importance as an early theo... .... Learn More
  9. Edinburgh German Yearbook 12

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 12: Repopulating the Eighteenth Century: Second-Tier Writing in the German Enlightenment [Hardback]

    Michael Wood(Editor); Johannes Birgfeld(Editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140196
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    German literature and thought flourished in the eighteenth century, when a culture considered a European backwater came to assert worldwide significance. This was an age in which repeated attempts to reform German literary and phil... .... Learn More
  10. On the Darkness of the Will

    On the Darkness of the Will [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro(Author)

    $16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771569
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    "For the will desires not to be dark, and this very desire causes the darkness” (Jacob Boehme). Moving through the fundamental question of this paradox, this book offers a constellation of theoretical and critical essays... .... Learn More

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