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  • Daphnis - Zeitschrift für Mittlere Deutsche Literatur und Kultur der Frühen Neuzeit, 34:3-4by Barbara Becker-Cantarino

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 130.20

    Inhalt Michael BAERMANN: Antonius von Pforr und die Herren von Schoenau: Ein neuaufgefundenes Lebenszeugnis zum Verfasser des 'Buches der Beispiele' Ulli ROTH: Rudimenta Reuchliniana. Faber Stapulensis auf den Spuren des Hebraisten Johannes Reuchlin Sabine KOLOCH, unter Mitarbeit von Frank BOEHLING und Hermann EHMER: Akkumulation von Ansehenskapital.... more...

  • Boccaccio und die deutsche Novellistikby Ursula Kocher

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 168.00

    Im allgemeinen gilt Goethe für den deutschen Sprachraum nach wie vor als der Begründer einer deutschen Novellistik, obwohl vermehrt darauf hingewiesen wird, daß es bereits vor ihm Erzähltexte gab, die als Novellen eingestuft werden können. Was theoretisch nicht reflektiert oder zumindest nicht als Phänomen erkannt wurde,... more...

  • The ‘Air of Liberty’by Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00

    The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...

  • E.T.A. Hoffmannby Detlef Kremer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 280.00

    E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) war ein universal begabter Künstler, Musiker, Jurist und Autor, dessen phantastische Erzählungen und romantische Kunstmärchen von maßgeblichem Einfluss auf die Weltliteratur waren. Den aktuellen Forschungsstand abbildend, informiert das Handbuch über seine vielfältigen Wirkungsbereiche, die... more...

  • Die literarische Landschaftby Kurt-H. Weber

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Nature, on its own, does not reveal itself as landscape. Rather, the concept of landscape develops in the perspective of the beholder, who assigns it expressiveness and significance. The visual arts have developed this perspective, and literature has followed suit. The book reconstructs the history of the landscape in the arts, particularly... more...

  • Tempus und "Mündlichkeit" im Mittelhochdeutschenby Sonja Zeman

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    What does the grammatical category tense have to do with ?orality,? and how can this relationship be investigated in historical context? This study explores this question based on a detailed empirical investigation of the Middle High German tense system. Here the textual and functional distribution of the tenses are traced back to a binary... more...

  • Ernst Wiechert im Gesprächby Leonore Krenzlin; Klaus Weigelt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    The East Prussian (Masurian) author Ernst Wiechert (1887?1950), whose opposition against injustice and terror resulted in his internment in a concentration camp in 1938, is well-known as the author of ?Der Totenwald? [Forest of the Dead], an account of conditions in Buchenwald. He was one of the most popular novelists in the 20th century,... more...

  • Kinderliebenby Sebastian Susteck

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Ideas of how love is lived and how it should be lived vary depending on the different periods. In the ?bourgeois? 19th century an idea was popular which today has become quite alien that partnerships are especially desirable that have their basis in childhood. An ideal existed according to which friendships of childhood days should be... more...

  • Vormärz im Rheinlandby Bernhard Walcher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    This study analyzes and interprets exemplary poems and prose texts from the extensive work of the pre-revolutionary (Vormärz) author Gottfried Kinkel (1815-1882) from a historical and functional perspective. In addition, the work provides a (works) biographical outline of Kinkel's eventful life. Based on the texts, Kinkel's development... more...

  • The Diverby Alfred Neven DuMont

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    "A wonderfully melancholy, tight and precisely constructed novel." ?Berliner Morgenpost The Diver is a beautifully written and observed novel about Albert?eighty-two and suffering from Parkinson's, following the death of his beloved twenty-year-old daughter, Glorie, who disappeared during a scuba dive off the Cayman Islands. Glorie had... more...