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The Cambridge Introduction To German Poetry

Author : Judith Ryan
ISBN : 9780521867665
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Exploring traditional poems alongside new examples, this Introduction conveys the rich rewards that come with reading German poetry.
Category: Literary Criticism

Introduction To German Poetry

Author : Gustave Mathieu
ISBN : 9780486121796
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Over 40 poems by Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Hölderlin, Brecht, and other masters. Full German text plus literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical and critical commentary on each poet. 34 portraits. Introduction.
Category: Foreign Language Study

An Introduction To German Poetry

Author : Ronald D. Gray
ISBN : UOM:39015028736323
Genre : German language
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Traces the main historical trends of German poetry.
Category: German language

An Introduction To German Poetry

Author : Ronald Gray
ISBN : 9781316611982
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Originally published in 1965, this book was written to provide 'a not too obtrusive guide' to German poetry from Luther's time up until Brecht's. For the most part, the text consists of poems followed by questions, whose purpose is not to provoke an interpretation or to test knowledge so much as to suggest possible starting-points from which lines of thought or of imagination may run. On the whole, the questions are not meant to be answered one by one, but rather to arouse a certain kind of interest and appreciation. A glossary and a guide for further reading are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in poetry and German literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Landmarks In German Poetry

Author : Peter Hutchinson
ISBN : 0820450839
Genre : Poetry
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This volume identifies twelve major poems in the history of German literature and places them firmly in their literary historical context. These 'landmarks' are in three categories: either they are simply great achievements; or they represent turning points, after which poets had to address their genre in different ways; or they are works which embody the major characteristics of a particular period. Although not conceived as such, the volume may be seen to provide an outline history of German poetry from the Middle Ages to post-1945. The contributors, drawn from the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, are all specialists in the particular field they address.
Category: Poetry

German Poetry

Author : Ronald Gray
ISBN : 0521290007
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book outlines some of the main historical trends of German poetry and illustrates them with a selection of poems. It also teaches the reader a basic technical knowledge, but its main aim is to encourage students of German poetry to read and write with more insight.
Category: Literary Criticism

Selected Poems

Author : Rainer Maria Rilke
ISBN : 9780191620171
Genre : Poetry
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'Nowhere, beloved, can world be but within us' Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, and one of the greatest twentieth-century lyric poets in German. From The Book of Hours in 1905 to the Sonnets of Orpheus written in 1922, his poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. He strives constantly to interrogate the relationship between his art and the world around him, moving from the neo-romantic and the mystic towards the precise craft of expressing the everyday in poetry. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development. It contains the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus, selected poems from The Book of Images, New Poems, and earlier volumes, and from the uncollected poetry 1906-26. The translations are accurate, sensitive, and nuanced, and are accompanied by an introduction and notes that elucidate Rilke's poetic practice and his central role in modern poetry. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Category: Poetry

German Feminist Poems From The Middle Ages To The Present

Author : Susan L. Cocalis
ISBN : 0935312536
Genre : History
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Each bilingual volume in The Defiant Muse series includes 60 to 80 poems by both well-known and rediscovered poets, selected on the basis of their individual merit and as illustrations of the evolution of feminist thought and feeling. Reflecting their own cultural milieus as well as enduring themes, the poets write of love and friendship, revolution and peace, religion, nature, isolation, work, and family. The Dutch, French, German, and Italian volumes represent their respective countries; the Hispanic volume includes poems from the many Spanish-speaking nations; and the Hebrew volume encompasses writing in Hebrew from around the world. The poems are presented in their original languages alongside English translations. Each volume includes an introduction, placing the poetry in historical and aesthetic perspective, and full biographical and bibliographical notes on the poets.
Category: History

Great German Poems Of The Romantic Era

Author : Stanley Appelbaum
ISBN : 9780486120386
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Over 130 poems by 23 poets, including Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin, Tieck, Heine, Nietzsche, many others. New literal English translations on facing pages. Introduction.
Category: Foreign Language Study