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  1. Edinburgh German Yearbook 4

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 4: Disability in German Literature, Film, and Theater [Hardback]

    Eleoma Joshua(Editor); Michael Schillmeier(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781571134288
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    Volume: Volume 4
    Established, commissioned, and edited by the Department of German at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh German Yearbook encourages and disseminates lively and open discussion of themes pertinent to German Studies. No other year... .... Learn More
  2. In the Shadow of Empire

    In the Shadow of Empire: Austrian Experiences of Modernity in the Writings of Musil, Roth, and Bachmann [Paperback]

    Malcolm Spencer(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781571134745
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 88
    Austria was not the only European country whose old order disintegrated in the early twentieth century, giving way to the crisis of modernity, nor the only country whose literature bears the marks of this crisis. But modernity's on... .... Learn More
  3. Medieval Material Culture

    Medieval Material Culture: Studies in honour of Jan Thijssen [Paperback]

    Hemmy Clevis(Author); Xandra Bardet(Translator); Olav Goubitz(Author); Annemarieke Willemsen(Author); Michiel Bartels(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9789089320162
    Published by : SPA Uitgevers
    13 contributions about the medieval material culture from ceramics, to sailor's knives, marlinespikes, decorated leather and metalbase mounts, linen smoothers, book clasps and miniatures. .... Learn More
  4. Interwar Vienna

    Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity [Hardback]

    Deborah Holmes(Editor); Lisa Silverman(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781571134202
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 43
    Although beset by social, political, and economic instabilities, interwar Vienna was an exhilarating place, with pioneering developments in the arts and innovations in the social sphere. Research on the period long saw the city as ... .... Learn More
  5. Not So Plain as Black and White

    Not So Plain as Black and White: Afro-German Culture and History, 1890-2000 [Paperback]

    Patricia Mazon(Editor); Reinhild Steingröver(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781580463348
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 19
    Since the Middle Ages, Africans have lived in Germany as slaves and scholars, guest workers and refugees. After Germany became a unified nation in 1871, it acquired several African colonies but lost them after World War I. Children... .... Learn More
  6. In the Shadow of Empire

    In the Shadow of Empire: Austrian Experiences of Modernity in the Writings of Musil, Roth, and Bachmann [Hardback]

    Malcolm Spencer(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571133878
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 23
    Austria was not the only European country whose old order disintegrated in the early twentieth century, giving way to the crisis of modernity, nor the only country whose literature bears the marks of this crisis. But modernity's on... .... Learn More
  7. Movements, Borders, and Identities in Africa

    Movements, Borders, and Identities in Africa [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Aribidesi Usman(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781580462969
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 40
    Migration, whether forced or voluntary, continues to be an issue vital to Africa, arguably the continent most affected by internal displacement. Over centuries -- in groups or as individuals -- Africans have been forced to leave th... .... Learn More
  8. German Literary Culture at the Zero Hour

    German Literary Culture at the Zero Hour [Paperback]

    Stephen Brockmann(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781571134103
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 37
    In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, German intellectuals and writers were forced to confront perhaps the most difficult complex of problems ever faced by modern intellectuals in the western world: the complete defea... .... Learn More
  9. The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon

    The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon: Eighteenth-Century Contexts, Postmodern Observations [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Jane Wall Hinds(Editor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781571134110
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in American Literature and Culture
    Thomas Pynchon's 1997 novel Mason & Dixon marked a deep shift in Pynchon's career and in American letters in general. All of Pynchon's novels had been socially and politically aware, marked by social criticism and a profound qu... .... Learn More
  10. The Revivifying Word

    The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the Theory of Life in Europe's Romantic Age [Hardback]

    Clayton Koelb(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571133885
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 26
    "What is not Life that really is?" asked Coleridge, struggling, like many poets, philosophers, and scientists of Europe's Romantic age, to formulate a theory of life that explained the mysterious relation between dead mat... .... Learn More

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