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Literary history and criticism

  • Alchemie und Poesieby Joachim Telle; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Didier Kahn

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    The studies presented in ?Alchemy and Poetry? constitute an 'alchemical Parnassus' without parallel in the historiography of literature in the German language. This work documents for the first time a subset of early-modern points of intersection between natural history and poetry. Its position as a foundational work is assured by approx. thirty informative... more...

  • Anleitung zur deutschen Poeterey. Poetby Augustus Buchner; Marian Szyrocki

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 133.00

    Anleitung zur deutschen Poeterey. Poet more...

  • Anne Frankby Francine Prose

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?A definitive, deeply moving inquiry into the life of the young, imperiled artist, and a masterful exegesis of Diary of a Young Girl ?Extraordinary testimony to the power of literature and compassion? ? Booklist (starred review) In Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife , Francine Prose, author of Reading Like a Writer , deftly parses the... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works. Volume IV/1... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works. Volume IV/1... more...

  • De fiere nachtegaalby Louis Peter Grijp; Frank Willaert

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 51.75

    Covers the various facets of Dutch medieval music until the year 1600 more...

  • Deutsche Naturlyrikby Ulrich Kittstein

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 43.19

    Naturgedichte von Rang gestalten keine weltfremden idyllischen Träumereien, sondern verraten ein waches Bewusstsein von den gesellschaftlichen Tendenzen ihrer Zeit: Die poetischen Bilder der Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Natur, die Autoren wie Klopstock, Goethe, Hölderlin, Eichendorff, Mörike, George, Brecht, Eich oder Grünbein entwerfen, sind von... more...

  • Dialog mit den Nachbarnby Bernd Bastert; Helmut Tervooren; Frank Willaert

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 85.32

    Die mittelniederländische Literatur, die zwischen dem 12. und 16. Jh. im flämischen, brabantischen, holländischen und limburgisch-maasländischen Sprachgebiet einschließlich des heutigen deutschsprachigen Niederrheins entstand, gehört, was Gattungsvielfalt, Thematik und Originalität im Umgang mit den bearbeiteten Quellen betrifft, zweifellos zu den... more...

  • Dutch Literature in the Age of Rembrandtby Maria A. Schenkeveld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    Dutch literature of the 17th century, while not as famous as other elements of the culture of the Dutch Golden Age, deserves independent focus, not only because of its own intrinsic worth, but also because of the evidence of strong social concern that it presents and the light it sheds on other aspects of the Golden Age. Despite this, outside the Netherlands... more...

  • A Family Occupationby Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 34.00

    First English-language introduction to a strangely popular theme in contemporary Dutch literature. more...