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  • Nanophilologieby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00

    Literarische Kurz- und Kürzestformen, deren Geschichte so alt ist wie die abendländische Literatur, haben im Verlauf der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts vor allem in den romanischen Literaturen der Welt eine ungeheuer dynamische Entwicklung erfahren. Mit vielen Seitenblicken auf andere europäische wie außereuropäische Literaturen verdeutlicht... more...

  • Wissensformen und Wissensnormen des ZusammenLebensby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • TransAreaby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Band geht von der These aus, daß Globalisierung kein rezentes Phänomen, sondern ein langanhaltender, sich über mehrere Jahrhunderte erstreckender Prozeß ist, der sich in vier Phasen beschleunigter Globalisierung unterteilen läßt und die Frühe Neuzeit der europäischen Geschichtsschreibung über die weltweit unterschiedlich... more...

  • WeltFraktaleby Ottmar Ette

    J.B. Metzler 2017; US$ 62.56

    Dieser Band entfaltet eine Theorie und Praxis der Literaturen der Welt ausgehend von Erich Auerbachs Auseinandersetzung mit dem von Goethe geprägten Weltliteratur-Konzept. Allein bewegungsgeschichtlich ausgerichtete Kultur- und Literaturtheorien sind heute in der Lage, der verwirrenden Vielfalt hochdynamischer Veränderungen in der Welt durch die Betrachtung... more...

  • Writing-between-Worldsby Ottmar Ette; Vera M. Kutzinski

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 140.00

    With its new sub-title Romance Literatures of the World , the book series Mimesis presents an innovative and integral understanding of the Romance world and Romance Studies from the perspective of literary studies and cultural theory. It takes account of the fact that the fascinating development of Romance literatures and cultures both... more...

  • TransAreaby Ottmar Ette; Mark W. Person

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    Ottmar Ette’s TransArea proceeds from the thesis that globalization is not a recent phenomenon, but rather, a process of long duration that may be divided into four main phases of accelerated globalization. These phases connect our present, across the world’s widely divergent modern eras, to the period of early modern history. Ette demonstrates... more...

  • Political Essay on the Island of Cubaby Alexander von Humboldt; Vera M. Kutzinski; Ottmar Ette; Alexander von Humboldt

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 81.00

    The research Alexander von Humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the Americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. But his visit to Cuba during this time yielded observations that extended far beyond the natural world. Political Essay on the Island of Cuba is a physical... more...

  • Views of the Cordilleras and Monuments of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americasby Alexander von Humboldt; Vera M. Kutzinski; Ottmar Ette; Alexander von Humboldt; J. Ryan Poynter; Giorleny D Altamirano Rayo; Tobias Kraft

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 52.00

    In 1799, Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set out to determine whether the Orinoco River connected with the Amazon. But what started as a trip to investigate a relatively minor geographical controversy became the basis of a five-year exploration throughout South America, Mexico, and Cuba. The discoveries amassed by von Humboldt and... more...

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