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  • Franz Kafka: The Best Works

    by Franz Kafka ...
    This ebook compiles Franz Kafka's greatest writings, including novels, novellas, short stories and parables such as "Amerika", "The Trial", "The Metamorphosis", "The Castle", "In the Penal Colony", "A Hunger Artist" and "The Great Wall of China". This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Trial

    by Franz Kafka ...
    series The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time - Starbooks Classics Collection
    The Trial is a novel written by Franz Kafka in 1914 and 1915 but not published until 1925. One of Kafka's best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed to neither him nor the reader. Like Kafka's other novels, The Trial was never completed, although it does include a chapter which brings the story to ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

    Content : Unhappiness The Judgment Before the Law The Metamorphosis A Report to an Academy Jackals and Arabs A Country Doctor In the Penal Colony A Hunger Artist The Trial The Castle Amerika A Little Fable The Great Wall of China The Hunter Gracchus The Burrow ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

    by Franz Kafka ...
    This book contains the complete novels of Franz Kafka in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Trial - The Castle - Amerika ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • A Most Dangerous Book

    Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

    The riveting story of the Germania and its incarnations and exploitations through the ages.The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis pilfered an Italian noble's villa to get it: the Germania, by the Roman historian Tacitus, took on a life of its own as both an object and an ideology. When Tacitus wrote a not-very-flattering little book about the ancient Germans in 98 CE, at the height ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Emergence of Memory

    Conversations with W.G. Sebald

    by W.G. Sebald ...
    When German author W. G. Sebald died in a car accident at the age of fifty-seven, the literary world mourned the loss of a writer whose oeuvre it was just beginning to appreciate. Through published interviews with and essays on Sebald, award-winning translator and author Lynne Sharon Schwartz offers a profound portrait of the writer, who has been praised posthumously for his unflinching ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Peeling the Onion

    by Günter Grass ...
    Peeling the Onion is a searingly honest account of Grass' modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and the writing of his masterpiece, The Tin Drum, in Paris.It is a remarkable autobiography and, without question, one of Günter Grass' finest works.By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    Unlock the more straightforward side of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind, which follows the life of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, who is shunned and rejected by society in spite of his incredible talent as a perfume-maker. What no one knows is that his ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • German Literature: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Günter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern world. This Very Short Introduction presents an engrossing tour of the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to the present, focussing especially on the last 250 years. Emphasizing the economic and religious context of many masterpieces of German literature, it ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • La Marche de Radetzky de Joseph Roth

    Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d’UniversalisÀ la fin de l’année 1930, Joseph Roth (1894-1939), chroniqueur depuis 1923 à la Frankfurter Zeitung, annonçait à Stefan Zweig la première ébauche de son roman.Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur La Marche de Radetzky de Joseph RothChaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de la ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Dictator Literature

    A History of Bad Books by Terrible People

    by Daniel Kalder ...
    A Book of the Year for The Times and the Sunday Times‘The writer is the engineer of the human soul,’ claimed Stalin. Although one wonders how many found nourishment in Turkmenbashi’s Book of the Soul (once required reading for driving tests in Turkmenistan), not to mention Stalin’s own poetry. Certainly, to be considered great, a dictator must write, and write a lot. Mao had his Littl... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Le Loup des steppes d'Hermann Hesse

    Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d’UniversalisDans une lettre datée du 3 janvier 1928, Thomas Mann écrit à Hermann Hesse que Le Loup des steppes (Der Steppenwolf), paru à Berlin en 1927, lui a « réappris à lire ». Ce roman, l’un des plus célèbres de l’auteur, écrit au sortir d’une crise de plusieurs années marquée par deux divorces, une dépression, un essai de psychanalyse, fut ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Friedrich Hölderlins Leben, Dichtung und Wahnsinn

    Mit einer Einleitung von Kurt Oesterle sowie zusätzlichen Quellen und Materialien

    Wilhelm Waiblingers Porträt von Hölderlin ist und bleibt das bedeutendste Dokument zu diesem Dichter in seiner zweiten Lebenshälfte. Das wird umso deutlicher, wenn man noch andere Äußerungen Waiblingers zu Hölderlin – vor allem seine Tagebuchaufzeichnungen – hinzuzieht, was in diesem Buch in großem Umfang erstmals geschieht. Dabei entsteht ein Zeitpanorama des schwäbischen Biedermeier, in dem sich ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Franz Kafka

    The Necessity of Form

    In Stanley Corngold’s view, the themes and strategies of Kafka’s fiction are generated by a tension between his concern for writing and his growing sense of its arbitrary character. Analyzing Kafka’s work in light of "the necessity of form," which is also a merely formal necessity, Corngold uncovers the fundamental paradox of Kafka’s art and life. The first section of the book shows how Kafka’s ... Read more


  • Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries

    Locating Utopian Messianism

    by Ivan Boldyrev ...
    series Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy
    Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries is a much needed concise yet comprehensive overview of Ernst Bloch's early and later thought. It fills an important gap in research on the history of German thought in the 20th century by reconstructing the contexts of Bloch's philosophy, while focusing on his contemporaries - Georg Lukács, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor Adorno. Ernst Bloch's influential ideas ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

  • Tales of the German Imagination from the Brothers Grimm to Ingeborg Bachmann

    Translated by Peter Wortsman ...
    by Various ...
    'It was a very momentous day, the day on which I was to be slaughtered'Bringing together tales of melancholy and madness, nightmare and fantasy, this is a new collection of the most haunting German stories from the past 200 years. Ranging from the Romantics of the early nineteenth century to works of contemporary fiction, it includes Hoffmann's hallucinatory portrait of terror and insanity 'The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Agatha Christies 'Ten Little Niggers' als Beispiel analytischer Erzählweise und Sonderfall des klassischen Detektivromans

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Gattungen, Note: 1,3, Universität zu Köln (Deutsche Philologie), Veranstaltung: Klassiker des Detektivromans, 16 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Zehn Personen verbringen ein Wochenende auf einer abgelegenen Insel. Sie kennen einander nicht und wurden von mysteriösen Einladungen hierher ge- lockt. Drei Tage ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature

    Book 10 - Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    Preserving the memory of the Holocaust as a moral and ethical limit case is key to the European Union's attempt to construct a pan-European identity. But with the Eastern expansion of the EU, new member states have challenged the Holocaust's singularity, calling for the traumas of the Stalinist Gulag to be acknowledged much more explicitly. Thus even though Europe has been unified politically, it ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of the Holocaust

    Jewish-Communist Writers in East Germany

    by Thomas C. Fox ...
    Book 8 - Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    This study investigates the negotiation of Jewish-German-Communist identity in post-Holocaust Germany, specifically East Germany. After an introduction to the political-historical context, it highlights the conflicted writings of six East German Jewish writers: Anna Seghers (1900-1983), Stefan Heym (1913-2001), Stephan Hermlin (1915-1997), Jurek Becker (1937-1997), Peter Edel (1921-1983), and Fred ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Franz Kafka

    Subversive Dreamer

    by Michael Lowy ...
    Translated by Inez Hedges ...
    series Michigan Studies In Comparative Jewish Cultures
    Franz Kafka: Subversive Dreamer is an attempt to identify and properly contextualize the social critique in Kafka’s biography and work that links father-son antagonisms, heterodox Jewish religious thinking, and anti-authoritarian or anarchist protest against the rising power of bureaucratic modernity. The book proceeds chronologically, starting with biographical facts often neglected or denied ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Selected Prose of Heinrich von Kleist

    Translated by Peter Wortsman ...
    In this extraordinary and unpredictable cross-section of the work of one of the most influential free spirits of German letters, Peter Wortsman captures the breathlessness and power of Heinrich von Kleist’s transcendent prose. These tales, essays, and fragments move across inner landscapes, exploring the shaky bridges between reason and feeling and the frontiers between the human psyche and the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Don Carlos and Mary Stuart

    series Oxford World's Classics
    Don Carlos and Mary Stuart, two of German literature's greatest dramas, deal with the timeless issues of power, freedom, and justice. Dating from 1787 and 1800 respectively, one play was written before the French Revolution, the other in its aftermath. Both dramatize periods of crisis in sixteenth-century Europe, and in doing so reflect Schiller's passionate engagement with the great themes of his ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Benjamin Lee Whorf: Sprache, Denken, Wirklichkeit

    Die Verhältnisse zwischen der Sprache, dem Denken und der Wirklichkeit

    by Duygu Oecaldi ...
    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Linguistik, Note: 2,3, Universität Paderborn (Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Institut für Germanistik und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Klassiker der Sprachtheorie, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Zu Beginn dieser Hausarbeit möchte ich Whorfs Werk Sprache, Denken, Wirklichkeit näher vorzustellen. Nachdem ich das ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Poetologische Implikationen in der minimalistischen Lyrik Ezra Pounds und William Carlos Williams

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2002 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Komparatistik, Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft, Note: 2,0, Universität Augsburg, Veranstaltung: Das Poetologische Gedicht, 13 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 'Make it new', so lautet das zentrale Motto der 1910 in London entstandenen und anschließend nach Amerika ausgewanderten Bewegung des Imagismus, das ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD