Der Staat


Author: Platon
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849683842
Category: Philosophy
Page: 252
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„Der Staat“ ist ein Werk des griechischen Philosophen Platon, in dem über die Gerechtigkeit und ihre mögliche Verwirklichung in einem idealen Staat diskutiert wird. An dem fiktiven, literarisch gestalteten Dialog beteiligen sich sieben Personen, darunter Platons Brüder Glaukon und Adeimantos und der Redner Thrasymachos. Platons Lehrer Sokrates ist die Hauptfigur. Weitere Anwesende hören lediglich zu. (Zitat aus wikipedia.de)

Republic


Author: Plato
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191623059
Category: Political Science
Page: 560
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Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for the ordinary reader, who is carried along by the wit and intensity of the dialogue and by Plato's unforgettable images of the human condition. This new, lucid translation by Robin Waterfield is complemented by full explanatory notes and an up-to-date critical introduction. 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.

Der Staat (illustriert)


Author: Platon
Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1635372755
Category:
Page: N.A
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„Der Staat“ ist ein Werk des griechischen Philosophen Platon, in dem über die Gerechtigkeit und ihre mögliche Verwirklichung in einem idealen Staat diskutiert wird. An dem fiktiven, literarisch gestalteten Dialog beteiligen sich sieben Personen, darunter Platons Brüder Glaukon und Adeimantos und der Redner Thrasymachos. Platons Lehrer Sokrates ist die Hauptfigur. Weitere Anwesende hören lediglich zu.

The World Republic of Letters


Author: Pascale Casanova
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674013452
Category: History
Page: 420
View: 1980

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A study of the state of world literature behind the stylistic refinements develops the first systematic model for understanding the production, circulation, and valuing of literature worldwide.

Die Schnapsstadt


Author: Yan Mo
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783293203204
Category:
Page: 511
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In China brodelt die Gerüchteküche: In einer entlegenen Provinz sollen dekadente Parteikader, skrupellose Parvenüs, die nach der Wirtschaftswende zu Reichtum gekommen sind, kleine Kinder nach allen Regeln der Kochkunst zubereiten lassen. Sonderermittler Ding Gou'er wird nach Jiuguo, in die so genannte >Schnapsstadt, entsandt, um der Fama dieser Fleischkinder auf den Grund zu gehen. Doch kaum hat Ding den Fall aufgegriffen, sieht er sich konfrontiert mit einer wahnhaften Welt, die von Aberglaube und Korruption, von Anmaßung und Gier beherrscht wird. Die Schnapsstadt ist eine virtuose Groteske, eine politische Allegorie, die das neue China der toten Ideale und seine gesellschaftliche Wirklichkeit kühn gegen den Strich bürstet. Ein starkes Stück chinesischer Gegenwartsliteratur. Christiane Hammer, Neue Zürcher Zeitung Ein literarisches Delirium, wie es ein Rabelais nicht wüster, ein Bulgakow nicht teuflischer hätte ersinnen können. Ulrich Baron, Die Welt Eine wahre Enzyklopädie der alltäglichen und literarischen Formen und Sprachen wird hier verbraut zu einem fulminanten Kosmos, der seine Bestandteile in einem Prozess der kreativen Gärung und Destillation veredelt. Niklas Bender, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Berauschend und geheimnisvoll, ein hochprozentiger literarischer Genuss.

Sonntage im August

Roman
Author: Patrick Modiano
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518739832
Category: Fiction
Page: 163
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In La Varenne an der Marne beginnt sie, die kurze Amour fou zwischen dem Fotografen und seiner Geliebten Sylvia, der Frau des windigen Geschäftsmanns Frédéric Villecourt, und sie endet in Nizza an der Côte d’Azur, wohin Sylvia ihrem Geliebten folgt. Im Gepäck hat sie einen Diamanten, den sie ihrem Mann entwendet hat. Der Diamant heißt »Kreuz des Südens«. Bei dem Versuch, ihn zu verkaufen, verschwindet Sylvia auf ungeklärte Weise – wie alle Vorbesitzer. Seine erste Trägerin wurde 1793 guillotiniert, und der vorletzte Besitzer 1944 erschossen ...

Comparative Children's Literature


Author: Emer O'Sullivan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134404859
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
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WINNER OF THE 2007 CHLA BOOK AWARD! Children's literature has transcended linguistic and cultural borders since books and magazines for young readers were first produced, with popular books translated throughout the world. Emer O'Sullivan traces the history of comparative children's literature studies, from the enthusiastic internationalism of the post-war period – which set out from the idea of a supra-national world republic of childhood – to modern comparative criticism. Drawing on the scholarship and children's literature of many cultures and languages, she outlines the constituent areas that structure the field, including contact and transfer studies, intertextuality studies, intermediality studies and image studies. In doing so, she provides the first comprehensive overview of this exciting new research area. Comparative Children's Literature also links the fields of narratology and translation studies, to develop an original and highly valuable communicative model of translation. Taking in issues of children's 'classics', the canon and world literature for children, Comparative Children's Literature reveals that this branch of literature is not as genuinely international as it is often fondly assumed to be and is essential reading for those interested in the consequences of globalization on children's literature and culture.

Constructing Literature in the Roman Republic


Author: Sander M. Goldberg,Professor of Classics Sander M Goldberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521854610
Category: History
Page: 249
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This study explores the development of the Roman literary sensibility from early interest in epic and drama, through invention of satire and eventual enshrining of books in public collections important to Horace and Ovid.

Verfahren eingestellt

Roman
Author: Claudio Magris
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446256040
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Für sein “Kriegsmuseum zum Zwecke des Friedens” sammelt ein Mann in Triest Kriegsgeräte aller Art. Sie erzählen die Geschichten derer, die damit getötet haben oder getötet wurden. Als Jahre später das Museum bei einem Brand zerstört wird, versucht Luisa, Tochter einer Jüdin und eines afroamerikanischen Leutnants, es zu rekonstruieren. Dabei wird nicht nur die Geschichte ihrer Vorfahren zwischen Diaspora und Sklaverei wieder lebendig, sondern auch die von San Sabba, dem einzigen Konzentrationslager Italiens. Doch die Kraft des Vergessens erscheint ungeheuer: die Verbrechen wurden vertuscht, die Verfahren eingestellt. Gestützt auf eine wahre Geschichte hat Claudio Magris ein gewaltiges Epos geschrieben.

German Literature as World Literature


Author: Thomas Oliver Beebee
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1623561892
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 256
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This new collection investigates German literature in its international dimensions. While no single volume can deal comprehensively with such a vast topic, the nine contributors cover a wide historical range, with a variety of approaches and authors represented. Together, the essays begin to adumbrate the systematic nature of the relations between German national literature and world literature as these have developed through institutions, cultural networks, and individual authors. In the last two decades, discussions of world literature-literature that resonates beyond its original linguistic and cultural contexts-have come increasingly to the forefront of theoretical investigations of literature. One reason for the explosion of world literature theory, pedagogy and methodology is the difficulty of accomplishing either world literature criticism, or world literary history. The capaciousness, as well as the polylingual and multicultural features of world literature present formidable obstacles to its study, and call for a collaborative approach that conjoins a variety of expertise. To that end, this collection contributes to the critical study of world literature in its textual, institutional, and translatorial reality, while at the same time highlighting a question that has hitherto received insufficient scholarly attention: what is the relation between national and world literatures, or, more specifically, in what senses do national literatures systematically participate in (or resist) world literature?

Die Politik


Author: Aristoteles,Christian Garve
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Republic and The Laws


Author: Cicero
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191605239
Category: History
Page: 288
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`However one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural Law, which applies to all mankind, and sets out an ideal code for a reformed Roman Republic, already half in the realm of utopia. This is the first complete English translation of both works for over sixty years and features a lucid Introduction, a Table of Dates, notes on the Roman constitution, and an Index of Names. 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.

Kratylos


Author: Platon
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3843031002
Category: Philosophy
Page: 76
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Platon: Kratylos Entstanden zwischen 393 und 388 v. Chr. Erstdruck (in lateinischer Übersetzung durch Marsilio Ficino) in: Opera, Florenz o. J. (ca. 1482/84). Erstdruck des griechischen Originals in: Hapanta ta tu Platônos, herausgegeben von M. Musoros, Venedig 1513. Erste deutsche Übersetzung durch J. G. Zierlein in: Magazin der deutschen Kritik, herausgegeben von C. von Schirach, Band 1/2, Halle 1772. Der Text folgt der Übersetzung von Julius Deuschle von 1855. Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2017. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Platon: Sämtliche Werke. Berlin: Lambert Schneider, [1940]. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Raffael, Die Schule von Athen (Detail). Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.

The Republic of Imagination

America in Three Books
Author: Azar Nafisi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698170334
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 352
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A New York Times bestseller The author of the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran returns with the next chapter of her life in books—a passionate and deeply moving hymn to America Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her multimillion-copy bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics of English and American literature to her eager students in Iran. In this electrifying follow-up, she argues that fiction is just as threatened—and just as invaluable—in America today. Blending memoir and polemic with close readings of her favorite novels, she describes the unexpected journey that led her to become an American citizen after first dreaming of America as a young girl in Tehran and coming to know the country through its fiction. She urges us to rediscover the America of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and challenges us to be truer to the words and spirit of the Founding Fathers, who understood that their democratic experiment would never thrive or survive unless they could foster a democratic imagination. Nafisi invites committed readers everywhere to join her as citizens of what she calls the Republic of Imagination, a country with no borders and few restrictions, where the only passport to entry is a free mind and a willingness to dream. From the Trade Paperback edition.

In Defence of the Republic


Author: Cicero
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141970936
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 352
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Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This new selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic, giving an overview of his oratory from early victories in the law courts to the height of his political career in the Senate. We see him sway the opinions of the mob and the most powerful men in Rome, in favour of Pompey the Great and against the conspirator Catiline, while The Philippics, considered his finest achievements, contain the thrilling invective delivered against his rival, Mark Antony, which eventually led to Cicero's death.

Irving Howe

A Life of Passionate Dissent
Author: Gerald Sorin
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814740774
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 386
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A New York Times “Books for Summer Reading” selection Winner of the 2003 National Jewish Book Award for History By the time he died in 1993 at the age of 73, Irving Howe was one of the twentieth century’s most important public thinkers. Deeply passionate, committed to social reform and secular Jewishness, ardently devoted to fiction and poetry, in love with baseball, music, and ballet, Howe wrote with such eloquence and lived with such conviction that his extraordinary work is now part of the canon of American social thought. In the first comprehensive biography of Howe’s life, historian Gerald Sorin brings us close to this man who rose from Jewish immigrant poverty in the 1930s to become one of the most provocative intellectuals of our time. Known most widely for his award-winning book World of Our Fathers, a rich portrayal of the East European Jewish experience in New York, Howe also won acclaim for his prodigious output of illuminating essays on American culture and as an indefatigable promoter of democratic socialism as can be seen in the pages of Dissent, the journal he edited for nearly forty years. Deeply devoted to the ideal of democratic radicalism and true equality, Howe was constantly engaged in a struggle for decency and basic fairness in the face of social injustice. In the century of Auschwitz, the Gulag, and global inter-ethnic mass murder, it was difficult to sustain political certainties and take pride in one's humanity. To have lived a life of conviction and engagement in that era was a notable achievement. Irving Howe lived such a life and Gerald Sorin has done a masterful job of guiding us through it in all its passion and complexity.

Plato on Poetry

Ion; Republic 376e-398b9; Republic 595-608b10
Author: Plato,Penelope Murray
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521349819
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 250
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This is a commentary on selected texts of Plato concerned with poetry: the Ion and relevant sections of the Republic. It is the first commentary to present these texts together in one volume, and the first in English on Republic 2 and 3 and Ion for nearly 100 years. The introduction sets Plato's views in their Greek context and outlines their influence on later aesthetic thought. An important feature of the commentary is its exploration of the ambivalence of Plato's pronouncements through an analysis of his own skill as a writer.