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  • Im Liede wehet ihr Geistby Peter Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 18.01

    Schon früh hat man bei Hölderlin den Zug zu einer mehr und mehr esoterischen und hermetischen Sprache bemerkt. Hölderlins Bestreben, in der Poesie Dinge auszusagen, die nie vorher in der Poesie ausgesprochen worden waren, trug dazu bei, ihn immer näher an jenen Abgrund des Schweigens heranzuführen, in dem das Ungesagte und Unsagbare ruht. Wenn Hölderlin... more...

  • Die Rezeption des Orpheus-Mythos in deutschen Musikdramen des 17. Jahrhundertsby Olga Artsibacheva

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    The story of the divine singer who could tame wild animals and enchant inanimate nature, and who for love of his wife descended to the underworld, has exercised a never-ending fascination throughout all epochs. It is therefore scarcely surprising that the myth of Orpheus became a source of inspiration and his figure a leading character for the new... 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 an author and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 extensive changes... more...