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History of German literature

  • Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700-1766)by Eric Achermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Johann Christoph Gottsched is one of the key figures in the early German enlightenment. This volume covers the entire gamut of Gottsched research, re-examines all accepted wisdom, and proposes new assessments for discussion. It pays particular attention to lesser known aspects of Gottsched?s work, such as his contributions to the natural... more...

  • Lyrik (Minnesang - Sangspruch - Meistergesang) und Dramatikby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 377.00

    Volume 4 contains articles on all secular lyric forms of medieval literature, from the beginnings in 12th century up to the late forms of Meistergesang. References illuminate the lyric forms in the religious writings in volumes 1 and 2. The emerging dramatic forms of medieval literature are also covered, including numerous references to... more...

  • Texte zum Sprechen bringenby Christiane Ackermann; Ulrich Barton; Anne Auditor; Susanne Borgards

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    This Festschrift on the occasion of Paul Sappler's 70th birthday contains over 30 papers from both younger colleagues and those of long standing. The main emphases in the volume are on Paul Sappler's own areas of interest - courtly lyric, courtly, heroic and minor epics, medieval and early modern drama, text editions and commentaries, lexicography.... more...

  • Lustby Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98

    The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends. Lust: A Dictionary for the Insatiable Once just isn't... more...

  • The Turkish Turn in Contemporary German Literatureby Leslie A. Adelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    Challenging the commonplace that suspends migrants "between two worlds," this study turns a refreshingly curious eye to complex cultural relations and literary novelties wrought by Turkish migration to Germany as the world at large turns to a new telling of time. more...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters; for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other again soon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 from the south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete... more...

  • The Thing and Artby Arvydas Aeliogeris; Robertas Beinartas

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 47.60

    On the grounds of the interpretation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry and Paul Cézanne’s paintings the book attempts to approach the work of art as a thing. This lets to overcome a one-sided aesthetical interpretation of the origin of the work of art and to indicate its place in the cosmos of uncreated, i.e. not hominized things. So, the... more...

  • Handbuch Nachkriegskulturby Elena Agazzi; Erhard Schütz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    This book discusses research on the culture of postwar Germany (1945?1962). Topics such as war, destruction, homecoming, flight, expulsion, guilt, daily life, and religion are explored systematically, using examples and by focusing on fiction, nonfiction, and film in the two German states. Historians and scholars in the field of literature... more...

  • Death in Veniceby Will Aitken

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A Queer Film Classic on Luchino Visconti?s lyrical 1971 film adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel. more...

  • Käte Hamburgerby Andrea Albrecht; Claudia Löschner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...