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History of German literature

  • Peter Handkeby Anna Kinder

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Peter Handke is not only regarded as one of the most important contemporary authors of German literature, but also as one of the most controversial. In this volume, literary scholars and their colleagues undertake a critical assessment, examining the literary, aesthetic, and political waypoints, locations, and positions traversed by this writer, who... more...

  • 2013/2014by

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Band 33 des Musil-Forums hat den Themenschwerpunkt ?Robert Musil und das literarische Leben seiner Zeit?. Er präsentiert Aufsätze, die Musil programmatisch im zeitgenössischen kultur- und sozialhistorischen Kontext situieren und dabei buchgestalterische, verlags-, kommunikations- und zeitschriftengeschichtliche, autorschafts- und gendertheoretische,... more...

  • Verwandlung als anthropologisches Motiv in der Lyrik Gottfried Bennsby Thorsten Ries

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This genetic textual edition includes 13 poems by Gottfried Benn from 1935 to 1953. It assembles poems about the theme of ?metamorphosis,? and judiciously examines their creation through a presentation that includes facsimiles, commentary, and references to Benn?s textual sources. In addition to novel access to Benn?s working methods, the edition offers... more...

  • The Republic of the Husbandby Lucy Tunstall

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51

    Lucy Tunstall?s striking debut collection features a cast of characters ranging from Paul Muldoon and Marianne Moore to Aunt Jane, who fell in love ‘in 1956, or thereabouts?, and Cousin Gillian, who keeps the family?s long-case clock in her caravan (‘Some people do not think this an appropriate arrangement?). Using a variety of registers and forms,... more...

  • »Darum ist die Welt so groß«by Mattias Pirholt; Andreas Hjort Møller

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 47.13

    Die letzten Jahrzehnte haben ein steigendes Interesse an der konkreten Räumlichkeit des menschlichen Daseins erbracht, d.h. an räumlichen Manifestationen von sozialen, materialen und nicht zuletzt ästhetischen Aspekten. Diese intellektuelle Umorientierung, die sogenannte räumliche Wende in den Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, hat nur in geringem Maße... more...

  • Detectives, Dystopias, and Poplitby Bruce B. Campbell; Alison Guenther-Pal; Vibeke Rützou Petersen

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    The first broad treatment of German genre fiction, containing innovative new essays on a variety of genres and foregrounding concerns of gender, environmentalism, and memory. more...

  • Die Mathematik im Denken und Dichten von Novalisby Franziska Bomski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Mathematics plays an important part in Novalis?s work that has been underappreciated until now. This study reconstructs and contextualizes Novalis?s sources and analyzes selected passages from Notes for a Romantic Encyclopedia (Das Allgemeine Brouillon) and from his novel fragment Heinrich von Ofterdingen. It presents Novalis?s treatment of mathematics... more...

  • Witnessing, Memory, Poeticsby Helen Finch; Lynn L. Wolff

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    Investigates the connections between German writers H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald and reveals a new hybrid paradigm of writing about the Holocaust in light of the wider literary-political implications of Holocaust representation since 1945. more...

  • Concerning the Atlas of Scotlandby Tom Pow

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65

    Tom Pow spent six months as writer in residence at the National Library of Scotland Map Library in Edinburgh. He was so inspired by the collection that they hold and by the stories that they tell that he wrote a collection of poetry based on that experience. Published by Polygon but with input from the National Library and illustrated with details... more...

  • Kaamos Kosmosby Dorothea Grünzweig

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 17.27

    Ein großer Gesang aus dem »wassertrunkenen Land« der Sprache. »Kaamos« ist ein zentrales Wort in der finnischen Sprache. Man liebt es und es macht die Eigenart und Identität gegenüber den anderen Völkern Mitteleuropas aus. Es wird fast mit Ehrfurcht ausgesprochen und es hat eine mythische Qualität. »Kaamos« ist die Zeit der Dunkelheit, die sonnenlose... more...