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Goethe's Faust
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|December 4, 1962

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The best translation of Faust available, this volume provides the original German text and its English counterpart on facing pages. Walter Kaufmann's translation conveys the poetic beauty and rhythm as well as the complex depth of Goethe's language. Includes…
One-way Street
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|May 2, 2016

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The Storyteller Essays
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|July 23, 2019

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A new translation of philosopher Walter Benjamin's work as it pertains to his famous essay, "The Storyteller," this collection includes short stories, book reviews, parables, and as a selection of writings by other authors who had an influence on Benjamin's…
The "berlin Chronicle" Notices: By Walter Benjamin
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|October 27, 2015

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A companion volume to Walter Benjamin's (1892-1940) memoir Berlin Childhood circa 1900, The "Berlin Chronicle" Notices is now in a new translation by Carl Skoggard. The German-Jewish philosopher, theorist and critic Walter Benjamin began to ruminate on his…
The Arcades Project
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|March 30, 2002

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"To great writers," Walter Benjamin once wrote, "finished works weigh lighter than those fragments on which they labor their entire lives." Conceived in Paris in 1927 and still in progress when Benjamin fled the Occupation in 1940, The Arcades Project (in German,…
Transgression And Subversion: Gender In The Picaresque Novel

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Berlin Childhood circa 1900: By Walter Benjamin

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This fresh translation by Carl Skoggard of philosopher Walter Benjamin's (1892-1940) engaging memoir remains faithful to the author's voice. Readers are offered glimpses of an anonymous Berlin childhood which might have been Benjamin's own, with recollections…
The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

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Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales . This expanded edition includes a new preface…
The Aesthetics of Fear in German Romanticism

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Enlightenment - both the phenomenon specific to the eighteenth century and the continuing trend in Western thought - is an attempt to dispel ignorance, achieve mastery of a potentially hostile environment, and contain fear of the unknown by promoting science and…
Classic Yiddish Stories Of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, And I. L. Peretz

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Two novellas by S. Y. Abramovitsh open this collection of the best short works by three influential nineteenth-century Jewish authors. Abra- movitsh’s alter ego—Mendele the Book Peddler—introduces himself and narrates both The Little Man and…
One Day A Year: 2001-2011
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|This title releases March 15, 2021

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During a 1960 interview, East German writer Christa Wolf was asked a curious question: would she describe in detail what she did on September 27th? Fascinated by considering the significance of a single day over many years, Wolf began keeping a detailed diary of…
Medical Humanity And Inhumanity In The German-speaking World

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Medical Humanity and Inhumanity in the German-Speaking World  is the first volume dedicated to exploring the interface of medicine, the human and the humane in the German-speaking lands. The volume tracks the designation and making through medicine of the…
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