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History of German literature

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  • Modernity and the Textby Andreas Huyssen; David Bathrick

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    The study of Austrian and German modernist literature has a long and venerable history in this country. There have been no attempts yet, however, to reassess German and Austrian literary modernism in light of current discussion of modernity and postmodernity. Addressing a set of historical and theoretical questions central to current reevaluations... more...

  • Stories and Talesby Hans Christian Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95

    A true classic of Western literature, Stories and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, arguably the most notable children's writer of all, has delighted young and old for generations. This unique collection was first translated for George Routledge over 130 years ago. Completely reset, but preserving the original, beautiful illustrations by A.W. Bayes,... more...

  • Walter Boehlichby Helmut Peitsch; Helen Thein-Peitsch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 95.57

    Als Walter Boehlich 2006 starb, verwies das Spektrum der Nachrufe ? auf den Literaten und Publizisten über den Kritiker zum Polemiker, Aufklärer und Schulmeister: ?Prototyp des kritischen Intellektuellen? ? auf die wechselnden Orte, von denen aus Boehlich zur literarischen Kultur der Bundesrepublik beitrug: Literaturwissenschaft und Literaturkritik,... more...

  • Käte Hamburgerby Andrea Albrecht; Claudia Löschner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.19

    Käte Hamburger is a major creative force in modern literary studies. Her theoretical work has contributed substantially to advancing the modernization and scientification of philology. Yet the world of literary scholarship has remained relatively unfamiliar with the theoretical and systemic contexts that were the inspiration for Hamburger?s... more...

  • Voor vorst en stadby Samuel Mareel

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.50

    Deze publicatie onderzoekt voor het eerst de interactie tussen dergelijke vorstenfeesten en literatuur binnen een breed geografisch en tijdskader. Speciale aandacht gaat uit naar de kamers van retorica, die zich bezighielden met het schrijven en opvoeren van teksten en nauw betrokken waren bij het organiseren van vorstenfeesten. Hun stempel op deze... more...

  • Neue deutsche Literaturgeschichteby Peter J. Brenner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 26.51

    The third edition of the New History of German Literature follows the successful concept of previous editions. The book covers the development of German literature from the 14th century to the contemporary period. For this new edition the text has been expanded until the present day. The bibliography has been updated and the whole text... more...

  • Rolf Dieter Brinkmannby Jan Röhnert; Gunter Geduldig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 243.31

    Since the 1970s Rolf Dieter Brinkmann (1940?1975) has been considered to be one of the most innovative German poets. In recognition of his importance as a modern classic, many of his poems ? presented and interpreted individually ? have been made accessible here for the first time in a critical text edition. Writers and literary scholars,... more...

  • Die europäische Baniseby Dieter Martin; Karin Vorderstemann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 159.32

    The Asiatische Banise (?The Asian Banise?) (1689), written by Heinrich Anshelm von Zigler und Kliphausen (1663-1697), was the most successful German baroque novel before Goethe?s Werther . Its popularity throughout Europe is further evidenced by the publication of a sequel novel; several operatic versions, stage plays, and poems; as... more...

  • Medienwechsel und Selbstreferenzby Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 116.82

    Careful analysis of school dramas and poetological texts by Christian Weise (1642-1708) reveals the crisis of emblematic argumentation figures and a semantics based on similarity and circularity. At the same time, Weise's attempts to move away from self-reference to difference are confronted with a change from the theatre to the printed... more...

  • Die Bilanz der Moderneby Samuel Lublinski; Gotthart Wunberg

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 106.19

    Die Bilanz Der Moderne (Deutsche Texte). more...