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  • German Pop Literatureby Margaret McCarthy

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    Pop literature of the 1990s enjoyed bestselling success, as well as an extensive and sometimes derogatory reception in the press. Since then, scholarship on pop has emerged to challenge its flash-in-the-pan status by situating the genre within a longer history of aesthetic practices. Essays in the volume examine works by well-known pop... more...

  • Textuelle Formationen von Erinnerung und Gedächtnisby Matthias Attig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Uwe Johnson?s novel Anniversaries weaves poetic sequences and realities into an artfully composed montage to represent a process of remembrance that is at once fragile and complex. This study combines linguistic and literary approaches to explore the unique structure of this poetics of memory ? the reciprocal referentiality of memory... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Wilhem 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...