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  • Portrait Storiesby Michal Peled Ginsburg

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    What makes stories about portraits so gripping and unsettling? Portrait Stories argues that it is the ways they problematize the relation between subjectivity and representation. Through close readings of short stories and novellas by Poe, James, Hoffmann, Gautier, Nerval, Balzac, Kleist, Hardy, Wilde, Storm, Sand, and Gogol, the author shows how the... more...

  • Schreibenby Jens Loescher

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    This study addresses the phenomenon of writing, and more specifically, the process of literary and scientific writing, as seen at the intersection of literary scholarship, empirical writing research, the cognitive sciences, and the history of science. It analyzes many previously unknown manuscripts and sources from three canonical authors... more...

  • Neue Hochheilige Passions-Andachten (1664)by Johann Rist; Martin Coler; Johann Anselm Steiger; Oliver Huck; Esteban Hernández Castelló

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 335.00

    Die ?Passions-Andachten?, die erstmals in historisch-kritischer Edition vorgelegt werden, sind Rists zwölfte Sammlung von geistlichen Liedern und zugleich sein letztes zu Lebzeiten veröffentlichtes geistliches Werk. Es zeugt sowohl von Rists fruchtbarer Kooperation mit dem Wolfenbütteler Hofkapellmeister Martin Coler als auch von einer... more...

  • Mephisto in the Third Reichby Emanuela Barasch Rubinstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    The association of Nazism with the symbol of ultimate evil ? the devil ? can be found in the works of Klaus and Thomas Mann, Else Lasker-Schüler, and Rolf Hochhuth. He appears either as Satan of the Judeo-Christian tradition, or as Goethe?s Mephisto. Barasch-Rubinstein looks into this phenomenon and analyzes the premise that the image... more...

  • Korrespondenzen der Goethezeitby Leo von Seckendorf; Michael Grus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    As the editor of poetic paperbacks and literary journals, Leo von Seckendorf (1775-1809) was in written correspondence with nearly all the great authors from the period of the Late Enlightenment, to the Classical and the Romance periods. This vastly diverse correspondence, which has previously been only partially accessible, offers extensive... more...

  • Im Liede wehet ihr Geistby Peter Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 19.35

    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...

  • Integration und Ausgrenzungby Jakob Hessing; Mark H. Gelber; 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$ 39.00

    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$ 47.00

    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 an author and... more...