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History of German literature

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  • Nichts war umsonstby Hartmut von Hentig

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 8.36

    Hauptbeschreibung In wenigen Jahren wird es niemanden geben, der den Nationalsozialismus "ganz" - von 1933 an - bewusst miterlebt hat. Die Geschichtsschreibung hingegen nimmt zu. Ihre Urteile wandeln sich und widersprechen einander, und fast alle versuchen, die Deutung und Bewertung der Zeit an sich zu reißen, sie "neu" vorzunehmen - die der Nazis,... more...

  • The German Tradition of Psychology in Literature and Thought, 1700?1840by Matthew Bell

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 38.00

    An analysis of psychological thought as expressed in German literature of the eighteenth century. more...

  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... 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...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2006by Frank Baasner

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99


  • Leben in Szenenby Ronald Hitzler

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 29.99


  • Neue deutsche Literaturgeschichteby Peter J. Brenner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 700.00

    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 thoroughly revised... more...

  • Die europäische Baniseby Dieter Martin; Karin Vorderstemann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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 well as translations... more...

  • Medienwechsel und Selbstreferenzby Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 133.00

    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 book. Both... more...

  • Poetik der Markeby Björn Weyand

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This study shows how the works of E. Edel, T. Mann, I. Keun, W. Koeppen, and C. Kracht reflected the material, semiological, and cultural theory aspects of consumer culture and transformed them into literary devices. The volume considers a range of issues, from product catalogs to fetishization, including capitalist circulation processes and the fascination... more...