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  • German Women's Writing in the Twenty-First Centuryby Hester Baer; Alexandra Merley Hill

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Essays in this volume rethink conventional ways of conceptualizing female authorship and re-examine the formal, aesthetic, and thematic terms in which German women's literature has been conceived. more...

  • Männlichkeiten in der Literaturby Toni Tholen

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Die Veränderung des Verhältnisses zwischen den Geschlechtern hängt nicht zuletzt davon ab, ob sich gesellschaftlich und kulturell neue Vorstellungen von Männlichkeit herausbilden und alternative, nicht-hegemoniale Lebensformen möglich werden. Auch in der Literatur der letzten Jahrzehnte macht sich ein allmählicher Wandel im männlichen Selbstbild bemerkbar,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Der ewige Spießerby Klaus Kastberger; Kerstin Reimann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 853.00

    The novel The Eternal Philistine (1930) established Horváth?s reputation as a sharp-witted critic of his time. This historical critical edition for the first time provides comprehensive insight into Horváth?s creation process. Specially developed graphics show the ultramodern cut-and-paste technique of the author and demonstrate the... 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... 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...