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    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 30.77

    Eine Neubewertung des Goethe-Schiller-Verhältnisses auf der Grundlage des Briefwechsels und weiterer literarischer Quellen. Als Goethe in seiner autobiographischen Erzählung vom »Glücklichen Ereignis« (1817) über sein Verhältnis zu Schiller nachdachte, lag die erste persönliche Begegnung der beiden Dichter schon fast 30 Jahre zurück. Dennoch ist es... more...

  • Kritische Philologieby Sheldon Pollock; Christoph König; Brigitte Schöning

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 26.92

    Die Frage, wie die Philologie Texten Sinn und Bedeutung gibt, wird in Werken vom antiken Indien bis zum modernen Westen untersucht. Philologie ist dann »kritisch«, wenn sie das Machtfeld einbezieht, das auf ihre Versuche einwirkt, Texten Sinn und Bedeutung zu geben - wenn sie sich selbst historisch wird, nicht provinziell ist und methodisch pluralistisch... more...

  • "Erinnern führt ins Innere?by Simone Christina Nicklas; Stefan h.c.Dr.Dr.Prof. Neuhaus

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 23.07

    Welche Auswirkungen haben Erinnerungen auf unsere Identität? Wie beeinflusst die Identität die eigenen Erinnerungen, die im mündlichen und schriftlichen Erzählen weitergetragen werden? Und wie werden Erinnerungen zu literarischen Geschichten? Am Beispiel des deutschen Gegenwartsautors Uwe Timm widmet sich Simone Christina Nicklas diesen Fragen. Unter... more...

  • Integration und Ausgrenzungby Mark H. Gelber; Jakob Hessing; Robert Jütte; Dominic Bitzer; Doris Vogel; Michaela Wirtz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    This collected volume is dedicated to Prof Hans Otto Horch on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Prof. Horch has done much to enrich the academic processing of the history of German-Jewish literature and culture. The wide range of his interests is reflected in these papers by internationally-renowned Germanists, historians and cultural researchers,... more...

  • Literature and German Reunificationby Stephen Brockmann

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00

    A full-length study of the literary consequences of German reunification. more...

  • The Dear Purchaseby J. P. Stern; Nicholas Boyle

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 52.00

    This book, completed shortly before Peter Stern's death in 1991, studies works by twelve major writers of German modernism, including Thomas Mann, Musil, Brecht and Rilke, in relation to the history of the twentieth century. more...

  • Wieland / Übersetzenby Bettine Menke; Wolfgang Struck

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    ? Starting from the literary translations and reflections on the theory of translation of Christoph Martin Wieland, this book deals with different modalities and methods of translating and transmitting ? not only from language to language, but also between literary genres, epochs, knowledge formations and nations. Wieland is portrayed as... more...

  • Goethes "Wahlverwandtschaften"by Helmut Hühn

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    In this collected handbook-type volume on Goethe?s famous ?Wahlverwandschaften? [Elective Affinities] renowned scholars and Goethe-experts not only take stock of the present state of research, but also develop new questions and perspectives for the interpretation of this complex work. The volume is interdisciplinary in its orientation. The... more...

  • Die Lyrik Gottfried Kellersby Gert Sautermeister

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    Gottfried Keller is known and appreciated as lyric poet only by a few admirers; in anthologies he leads a rather shadowy existence. This book demonstrates that his poems deserve to be resurrected from obscurity. The author presents Keller?s poetry in 16 chapters, classified according to its dominant features and aesthetic form. Each chapter... more...

  • Weiss - Werdumby Wilhelm Kosch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 377.00

    The Dictionary of German Literature is one of the best-known and most comprehensive and reliable works of reference on German literature. It spans a period from the Early Middle Ages to most recent times. Vol. 30 includes articles on Peter Weiss, Christian F. Weiße and Dieter Wellershoff. The notion of 'literature' is defined very broadly,... more...