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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 85.00
The age of nationalism in nineteenth-century Germany generally conjures up images of military leaders, welding together a nation through war and domestic social policy.'Good Girls, Good Germans' looks at how girls and young women became "national" during this period on a domestic and emotional level. Chapters in this book examine... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This contribution focuses on three major aspects of the recently developed Corpus Interactional Humor (Corinth). First, it describes the socio-cognitive account of meaning, against the background of which the corpus is designed. Language use is basically a dynamic intersubjective process, in which interlocutors coordinate both their production and... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 420.00
Der Lanzelet ist ein rätselhaftes Stück Artusliteratur. Entstanden bald nach 1194, ist er der zweite deutsche Artusroman. Seine verlorene französische Vorlage könnte Teil einer ?alten?, kaum greifbaren Artustradition gewesen sein, sodass der Lanzelet ein Schlüsseltext für die Frühgeschichte des Artusromans ist. Doch auch seine faszinierende literarische... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 69.99
In the last three decades of the eighteenth century, a small but significant number of German actresses, including Sophie Albrecht (1757-1840), Marianne Ehrmann (1755-1795) and Elise BYrger (1769-1833), began to publish poetry, autobiography, drama and short fiction under their own names. These 'actress-writers' came of age at a time when the status... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 45.67
Hauptbeschreibung Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg hatte allein in Deutschland ein Viertel aller Kinder den Vater verloren, weil er nachweislich an der Front gefallen war oder als vermisst galt. Doch erst seit wenigen Jahren wird das Thema in einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit im Kontext der Debatte um die "Generation der Kriegskinder" diskutiert. Dabei sind... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 517.00
This edition of Ulrich von Zatzikhofen?s Lanzelet fulfils a long-felt need in German Medieval Studies.In addition to the Middle High German text, it provides a modern German translation and exact transcriptions of the manuscript. The edition is completed with a research report, a textual commentary, a complete research bibliography, and various indexes. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm is one of the most-discussed German poetic texts from the High Middle Ages. To date, researchers have been unable to agree how to read this text - as a plea for the ideology of the Crusades, for tolerance or even for humanity. The present study seeks new answers to these important questions by evaluating the text... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00
Johannes Rothe's Ritterspiegel [Mirror of Chivalry] with its 4108 verses is the most comprehensive medieval knightly primer in German. In all probability it was written for young nobles in the context of Rothe's work as school head in Eisenach from 1414. Apart from its significance for the history of literature as a didactic poem, the work provides... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 8.99
In ancient tales many marvels are told us ... now you may hear such marvels told!'The greatest of the heroic epics to emerge from medieval Germany, the Nibelungenlied is a revenge saga of sweeping dimensions. It tells of the dragon-slayer Sivrit, and the mysterious kingdom of the Nibelungs with its priceless treasure-hoard guarded by dwarves and... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 48.00
Commissioned by the Stefan-George-Gesellschaft, Bingen, the Stefan-George-Yearbook has been published biennially since 1996. Inviting open and objective discussion, the yearbook comprises lectures and talks, essays, minor editions and reviews on Stefan George (18681933), his work, his circle and the literary reception of his work. It also includes... more...