Die Gedichte

By Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke hat mit seiner Lyrik ein Werk geschaffen, das in seiner Gesamtheit zum Grundbestand der deutschen Literatur gehört und zugleich, über die Zeiten hinweg, populär geblieben ist. Seine Texte sind ein nicht abreißender poetischer Gedankenstrom um die großen Fragen der Menschheit, und die Eleganz und die Widerständigkeit ihrer Sprache machen sie, einmal gelesen, zu Lebensbegleitern, die einen immer wieder wie eine geliebte Melodie gefangennehmen. Die Ausgabe wird ergänzt durch eine ausführliche Zeittafel, die einen raschen Überblick über Rilkes Leben und Werk erlaubt. Den Band eröffnet das erste überlieferte Gedicht des achtjährigen René, und er schließt mit seinem letzten, auf dem Sterbebett verfaßten Gedicht. In bisher unerreichter Vollständigkeit werden Rilkes sämtliche Gedichte der Reifezeit geboten und von den Jugendgedichten all jene, die von Rilke zu Zyklen zusammengestellt wurden.

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Munich and the Bavarian Alps (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

DK Eyewitness trip advisor to Munich & the Bavarian Alps" will lead you immediately to the simplest sights this urban and quarter has on provide. filled with images, illustrations and maps of Munich and Bavaria, the consultant contains in-depth insurance of Munich's international recognized Oktoberfest, Marienplatz and Residenz outdated cities, Bavaria's numerous castles, lakes and nationwide parks, and unearth the simplest of the region's lovely baroque structure, museums, galleries and wealthy folklore background in among. you will discover 3D aerial perspectives of Munich's finest districts, cutaways and floorplans of all of the significant websites, and certain listings of the simplest inns and eating places in Munich and the Bavarian Alps for all budgets. The advisor comprises huge functional info and insider tips from purchasing and leisure to picking the easiest neighborhood food. no matter if you're having fun with a drink in a single of Munich's best beer gardens, discovering a cut price in a single of its many flea markets or exploring the Bavarian geographical region, the "DK Eyewitness shuttle consultant to Munich & the Bavarian Alps" is fundamental. do not omit a specific thing in your vacation with the "DK Eyewitness go back and forth consultant Munich & the Bavarian Alps.

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Abendruh: Ein Rizzoli-&-Isles-Thriller (German Edition)

By Tess Gerritsen

Vor diesem Killer ist guy nirgends sicher ...

Sie sind die einzigen Überlebenden schrecklicher Familientragödien. Erst wurden ihre Eltern und dann obendrein die Pflegefamilien brutal ermordet. In Abendruh, einem Internat in der Abgeschiedenheit Maines, sollen sie ihre Sicherheit wiedergewinnen und in ein normales Leben zurückfinden. Doch obwohl die Schule hermetisch gesichert ist, kommt es zu höchst beunruhigenden Vorfällen, und drei Jugendliche bangen um ihr Leben. Maura Isles, die eine persönliche Verbindung zu Abenruh hat, ist vor Ort, als die Bedrohung eskaliert …

Der bedrohlichste Fall für Jane Rizzoli und Maura Isles!

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Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, Volume 1: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1490-1648

By Joachim Whaley

Germany and the Holy Roman Empire bargains a brand new interpretation of the advance of German-speaking critical Europe and the Holy Roman Empire or German Reich, from the nice reforms of 1495-1500 to its dissolution in 1806 after the turmoil of the French progressive and Napoleonic Wars. Going opposed to the idea that this used to be a protracted interval of decline, Joachim Whaley indicates how imperial associations built based on the crises of the 16th and 17th centuries, particularly the Reformation and Thirty Years conflict, and assesses the effect of foreign advancements at the Reich. principal topics are the stress among Habsburg aspirations to create a German monarchy and the will of the German princes and towns to keep up their conventional rights, and the way the Reich built the features of a country in this interval.

The first single-author account of German background from the Reformation to the early 19th century on account that Hajo Holborn's research written within the Fifties, it additionally illuminates the advance of the German territories subordinate to the Reich. Whaley explores the results of the Reformation and next non secular reform pursuits, either Protestant and Catholic, and the Enlightenment for the govt. of either secular and ecclesiastical principalities, the minor territories of counts and knights and the towns. The Reich and the territories shaped a coherent and viable method and, as a polity, the Reich built its personal specified political tradition and traditions of German patriotism over the early glossy period.

Whaley explains the advance of the Holy Roman Empire as an early smooth polity and illuminates the evolution of the different hundred German territories inside it. He provides a wealthy account of issues akin to the Reformation, the Thirty Years struggle, Pietism and baroque Catholicism, the Aufklarung or German Enlightenment and the effect at the Empire and its territories of the French Revolution and Napoleon. It comprises attention of language, cultural facets and spiritual and highbrow routine. Germany and the Holy Roman Empire engages with all of the significant debates between either German and English-speaking historians approximately early sleek German historical past during the last sixty years and provides a impressive new interpretation of this crucial period.

Volume I extends from the overdue 15th century via to the Thirty Years struggle.

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After the Berlin Wall: Putting Two Germanys Back Together Again

By Christopher Hilton

Documenting a massive unification within the background of Europe, this account examines the merging of East and West Germany following the destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1990. Describing how a totalitarian, atheist, and communist approach used to be married with a democratic, Christian, and capitalist one, this learn explores suitable questions reminiscent of How did this marriage impact the standard lifetime of usual Germans? How did combining cellphone platforms, postal providers, hospitals, undefined, and railways paintings? and How have been women’s rights, welfare, arts, and housing affected? Spotlighting how this consolidation used to be by no means forewarned and the way no kingdom had ever attempted becoming a member of thoroughly contrary structures ahead of, this research offers a desirable chronicle informed throughout the phrases of the folk who lived via it.

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The Post-Office Girl (New York Review Books Classics)

By Stefan Zweig

 

Wes Anderson on Stefan Zweig:  "I had by no means heard of Zweig...when I simply roughly unintentionally got a duplicate of Beware of Pity. I enjoyed this first book.  I additionally learn the The Post-Office GirlThe Grand Budapest Hotel has parts that have been kind of stolen from either those books. characters in our tale are vaguely intended to characterize Zweig himself — our “Author” personality, performed by means of Tom Wilkinson, and the theoretically fictionalised model of himself, performed by way of Jude legislation. yet, actually, M. Gustave, the most personality who's performed by way of Ralph Fiennes, is modelled considerably on Zweig as well." 

The post-office woman is Christine, who takes care of her in poor health mom and toils in a provincial Austrian put up place of work within the years simply after the good conflict. One afternoon, as she is drowsing one of the reliable varieties and stamps, a telegraph arrives addressed to her. it really is from her wealthy aunt, who lives in the USA and writes inquiring for that Christine sign up for her and her husband in a Swiss Alpine inn. After a dizzying educate trip, Christine reveals herself on the best of the area, having fun with a lifetime of privilege that she had by no means imagined.

But Christine’s aunt drops her as all at once as she picked her up, and shortly the younger lady is again on the provincial publish place of work, fed on with unhappiness and bitterness. Then she meets Ferdinand, a wounded yet eloquent warfare veteran who's in a position to supply voice to the disaffection of his iteration. Christine’s and Ferdinand’s lives spiral downward, prior to Ferdinand comes up with a plan which may be both their salvation or their doom.

Never earlier than released in English, this notable ebook is an unforeseen and haunting foray into noir fiction by way of one of many masters of the mental novel.

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A History of Germany 1918 - 2008: The Divided Nation

By Mary Fulbrook

The 3rd version of A heritage of Germany lines the dramatic social, cultural, and political tensions in Germany for the reason that 1918.

  • Offers a persuasive interpretation of the dynamics of twentieth-century German history
  • Treats German historical past from 1918-2008 from the point of view of department and reunification, masking East and West German historical past in equivalent depth
  • Covers the self-destructive Weimar Republic, the extremes of genocide and armed forces aggression within the Nazi period, the department of the state within the chilly warfare, and the cave in of communist East Germany and unification in 1990
  • New variation comprises updates all through, in particular masking the Nazi interval and the Holocaust; a brand new bankruptcy on Germany because the Nineties; and a considerably revised and up to date bibliography

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Winter Men

By Jesper Bugge Kold

As the darkish specter of the Nazis settles over Germany, prosperous and expert brothers are all at once thrust into the emerging tide of warfare. Karl, a former soldier and winning businessman, dutifully solutions the decision to protect his nation, whereas contemplative educational Gerhard is coerced into informing for the Gestapo. quickly the brothers are serving within the SS, and as Hitler’s hateful schedule brings approximately unspeakable atrocities, they locate themselves with blameless blood on their hands.

Following Germany’s eventual defeat, Karl and Gerhard are haunted by way of their insurmountable guilt, and every seeks the way to break out from wounds that would by no means heal. They survived the battle and its revelation of systematic horrors, yet can they live on the unshakable wisdom in their personal culpability?

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Was Hitler a Riddle?: Western Democracies and National Socialism

By Abraham Ascher

Was Hitler A Riddle? is the 1st comparative examine of ways British, French, and American diplomats serving in Germany assessed Hitler and the Nazi circulate. those exams supplied the governments in London, Paris, and Washington with considerable information regarding the ruthlessness of the professionals in Germany and in their selection to overcome huge stretches of Europe. Had the British, French, and American leaders acted on this knowledge and brought measures to rein in Hitler, the background of the 20 th century might were a ways much less bloody: the second one global battle could good were kept away from, the Soviet Union should not have extended into important and jap Europe, and the area might were spared the chilly War.

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Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, Volume 2: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

By Joachim Whaley

Germany and the Holy Roman Empire bargains a brand new interpretation of the advance of German-speaking significant Europe and the Holy Roman Empire or German Reich, from the good reforms of 1495-1500 to its dissolution in 1806 after the turmoil of the French progressive and Napoleonic Wars. Going opposed to the idea that this used to be an extended interval of decline, Joachim Whaley exhibits how imperial associations constructed in line with the crises of the 16th and 17th centuries, significantly the Reformation and Thirty Years conflict, and assesses the influence of overseas advancements at the Reich. important topics are the strain among Habsburg aspirations to create a German monarchy and the need of the German princes and towns to take care of their conventional rights, and the way the Reich constructed the features of a nation in this interval.

The first single-author account of German heritage from the Reformation to the early 19th century when you consider that Hajo Holborn's research written within the Fifties, it additionally illuminates the advance of the German territories subordinate to the Reich. Whaley explores the consequences of the Reformation and next non secular reform hobbies, either Protestant and Catholic, and the Enlightenment for the govt. of either secular and ecclesiastical principalities, the minor territories of counts and knights and the towns. The Reich and the territories shaped a coherent and potential approach and, as a polity, the Reich constructed its personal distinct political tradition and traditions of German patriotism over the early sleek interval.

Whaley explains the advance of the Holy Roman Empire as an early smooth polity and illuminates the evolution of the different hundred German territories inside of it. He offers a wealthy account of subject matters similar to the Reformation, the Thirty Years struggle, Pietism and baroque Catholicism, the Aufklarung or German Enlightenment and the impression at the Empire and its territories of the French Revolution and Napoleon. It contains attention of language, cultural points and non secular and highbrow events. Germany and the Holy Roman Empire engages with all of the significant debates between either German and English-speaking historians approximately early smooth German background during the last sixty years and gives a awesome new interpretation of this significant period.

Volume II starts off with the top of the Thirty Years warfare and extends to the dissolution of the Reich

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