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The Letters of Franz Liszt By Franz Liszt
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The Austrian composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was a pianistic miracle. He could play anything on site and composed over 400 works centered around "his" instrument. Those who knew him were... More > also struck by his extremely sophisticated personality. He was surely one of the most civilized people of the nineteeth century, internalizing within himself a complex conception of human civility, and attempting to project it in his music and his communications with people... Two volumes combined into one ebook. (Plain Text)< Less
Franz Schubert: A Biography By Henry Frost
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Clarity of outline, conciseness, and formal beauty are excellent things in musical works, but an exquisite fancy, a noble imagination, and a lofty poetic spirit are of infinitely greater account; and... More > no one ever possessed these inestimable gifts in richer profusion than Franz Schubert. This new edition of Henry Frost’s 1892 biography of Franz Schubert has been edited and revised. The original references to pieces by Opus number have been replaced with the more commonly used D numbers. Many illustrations of places and people have been added throughout the text, and a complete catalog of Schubert’s works has been included. “With faith man steps forth into the world. Faith is far ahead of understanding and knowledge; for to understand anything, I must first of all believe something. Faith is the higher basis on which weak understanding rears its first columns of proof; reason is nothing but faith analysed.” – Franz Schubert< Less
Franz Kafka: His Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is a collection of 85 fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Franz Kafka: “What do I have in common with Jews? I don't even have anything in common with myself. ” “What am... More > I doing here in this endless winter?” “You are free and that is why you are lost.” “A First Sign of the Beginning of Understanding is the Wish to Die.” “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” “God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.” “Kill me, or you are a murderer.” “A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.” “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity."< Less
Franz Marc: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Franz Marc was a painter and printmaker, one of the important figures of the German Expressionism. He was a founding member of a journal Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), whose name afterwards... More > became identical with the circle of artists working together in it. His paintings distinguished by bright primary color, an almost cubist portrayal of animals, stark simplicity and a profound sense of emotion. Even in his own time, his paintings attracted attention in influential circles. Marc gave an emotional meaning or purpose to the colors he used in his work: blue was used to portray masculinity and spirituality, yellow represented feminine joy, and red encased the sound of violence. After the National Socialists took power, they suppressed modern art. The Nazis condemned the Mark's art as "degenerate" and ordered about 130 of his works removed from exhibition in German museums.< Less
Franz der Fisch By Rachel Anderson
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Franz der Fisch is a fish who guides children through the ocean, teaching them German along the way. The book is ideal for middle and high school students who are just beginning to learn German or... More > for young children who come from a German speaking country. The book includes ten chapters, each one covering a different aspect of German vocabulary or grammar. There is also an accompanying CD available through Lulu for $6.00 that includes all ten chapters read aloud by a native German speaker. Each chapter takes two tracks; the first track is the chapter read at a very slow pace, and the second is the chapter read at conversational speed.< Less
Franz der Fisch By Rachel Anderson
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Franz der Fisch is a fish who guides children through the ocean, teaching them German along the way. The book is ideal for middle and high school students who are just beginning to learn German or... More > for young children who come from a German speaking country. The book includes ten chapters, each one covering a different aspect of German vocabulary or grammar. There is also an accompanying CD available through Lulu for $6.00 that includes all ten chapters read aloud by a native German speaker. Each chapter takes two tracks; the first track is the chapter read at a very slow pace, and the second is the chapter read at conversational speed.< Less
All about Franz Boas By Students' Academy
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Franz Boas 4 Introduction 4 Childhood and Education 6 Higher Studies 9 Famous Debate 15 Orthogenetic Versus Darwinian Theory 21 Early Professional Career 25 Later Career 30 Physical... More > Anthropology 36 Linguistics 41 Cultural Anthropology 46 Franz Boas and Folklore 53 Scientist as Activist 56 Students and Influence 69 ............................................................. ISBN: 978-1-257-82171-6< Less
All about Franz Boas By Students' Academy
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Franz Boas 4 Introduction 4 Childhood and Education 6 Higher Studies 9 Famous Debate 15 Orthogenetic Versus Darwinian Theory 21 Early Professional Career 25 Later Career 30 Physical... More > Anthropology 36 Linguistics 41 Cultural Anthropology 46 Franz Boas and Folklore 53 Scientist as Activist 56 Students and Influence 69 ............................................................. ISBN: 978-1-257-82171-6< Less
Words of Wisdom: Franz Kafka By Students’ Academy
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Franz Kafka is one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. He was a German language writer of novels and short stories. Some of his most prominent themes were archetypes of alienation,... More > physical and psychological brutality, parent–child conflict, etc. Being a classic story writer, he was a very keen observer of human psychology, language, and behavior. Several of his stories leave their readers dumbfounded, for the power of diction and the horror he creates through appropriate words is unmatched. Several famous lines from his works are often quoted by scholars, writers, and reviewers. In academic circles Kafka has his very respectable and distinct place. This book includes hundreds of his intelligent thoughts and statements. Words of Wisdom: Franz Kafka Copyright Introduction Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven Section Eight Section Nine Section Ten< Less
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka By Leo Ruickbie
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"One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin." - Text in German and English translation with Vladimir Nabokov's... More > famous lecture. Compiled and edited by Dr Leo Ruickbie.< Less