The life of Rilke's work is in its words, and this book attends closely to the development of that life as it unfolds over Rilke's career. What is a poem, and how does it act upon us when we read? Thi ... 続きを読む
Rainer Maria Rilke; Robert Vilain; Susan Ranson; Marielle Sutherland
130 x 195 mm
Oxford World's Classics
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. Fro ... 続きを読む
Time matters to all of us. It dominates everyday discourse: diaries, schedules, clocks, working hours, opening times, appointments, weekdays and weekends, national holidays, religious festivals, birth ... 続きを読む
K. kept feeling that he had lost himself, or was further away in a strange land than anyone had ever been before'
A remote village covered almost permanently in snow and dominated by a castle and i ... 続きを読む
between the life we live and the life we feel...there is the invisible border, like a narrow gate'
Set in a boarding school in a remote area of the Habsburg Empire at the turn of the last century, ... 続きを読む
Hoffmann is among the greatest and most popular of the German Romantics. This selection, while stressing the variety of his work, puts in the foreground those tales in which the real and the supernatu ... 続きを読む
This book presents a narratological analysis of the Kaiserchronik, or chronicle of the emperors, the first verse chronicle to have been written in any European vernacular language, which provides an a ... 続きを読む
The Literature of the Arminian Controversy highlights the importance of the Arminian Controversy (1609-1619) for the understanding of the literary and intellectual culture of the Dutch Golden Age. Ta ... 続きを読む
...behind them all was New York, looking at Karl with the hundred thousand windows of its skyscrapers'
Entering New York harbour, the young immigrant Karl Rossmann sees the Statue of Liberty, 'her ... 続きを読む
When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into some kind of monstrous vermin.'
With a bewildering blend of the everyday and the fantastical, Kafka thus beg ... 続きを読む