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  • Literature and German Reunificationby Stephen Brockmann

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 39.00

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

  • Weiss - Werdumby

    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, so the work... more...

  • Karl Gutzkowby Wolfgang Rasch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00

    Karl Gutzkow (1811?1878) is a key figure of German literature between the July Revolution and the period of rapid industrialization known in Germany as the Gründerzeit. This documentation, based on the memories, diaries, letters, spies? reports and newspaper correspondence of Gutzkow?s contemporaries, gives a detailed picture of his life, influence... 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 novel and... 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 contains... more...

  • Reading Riddlesby Brian Tucker

    Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 69.99

    Reading Riddles: Rhetorics of Obscurity from Romanticism to Freud explores how the riddle becomes a figure for reading and writing in early German Romanticism and how this model then enables Sigmund Freud's approach to the psyche. It traces a migration of ideas from literature to psychoanalysis and argues that the relationship between them must be... more...

  • Schaubühne Iby Yvonne Pietsch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 335.00

    The ?Schaubühne?, the 13th volume in the series, contains the first printing of the ten dramas from the ?Schaubühne? andhandwritten drafts of the plays; in addition, it presents and explicates documents relating to the genesis and reception of the plays and the source texts used by Arnim, together with a comprehensive commentary on both the totality... more...

  • 2010/2011by

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 643.00

    The 67th edition, reliably documenting the contemporary literary scene in German-speaking countries, records some 13,000 authors. Without expressing literary critical judgements, it presents living authors who write in German, whatever their nationality or geographical location may be. Entries provide information on address, biographical data, membership... more...

  • 2012/2013by

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 629.00

    The 68th edition, reliably documenting the contemporary literary scene in German-speaking countries, records some 12,000 authors. Without expressing literary critical judgements, it presents since more than 130 years living authors who write in German, whatever their nationality or geographical location may be. Entries provide information on address,... more...

  • Dramen IIby Harry Fröhlich

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    For the first time, Volume VII/1 of the Complete Critical Edition presents Eichendorff?s complete satirical dramas in reliable textual form. Alongside the better-known dramas, Krieg den Philistern! (?War on the Philistines!?) and Die Freier (?The Suitors?), the inclusion of the literary satire Meierbeth's Glück und Ende (?Meierbeth?s Luck and End?)... more...