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History of German literature

  • Goethe Yearbook 22by Adrian Daub; Elisabeth Krimmer

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 75.00

    Cutting-edge scholarly articles on diverse aspects of Goethe and the Goethezeit, featuring in this volume a special section on environmentalism. more...

  • «Mirabile è anche un granello di polvere»by Laura Bignotti

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.51

    L'ampia raccolta di poesie intitolata Irdisches Vergnügen in Gott di Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1680-1747) celebra le meraviglie del mondo attraverso la minuziosa descrizione di ogni elemento della natura, ritratta nelle infinite variabili della sua bellezza e presentata quale generoso dono di un benevolo Creatore. Pubblicata in nove volumi a partire... more...

  • The Forest in Medieval German Literatureby Albrecht Classen

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99

    The Forest in Medieval German Literature analyzes the topic of the ?forest? through some of the best and lesser known examples of medieval German literature, approaching them through modern ecocritical issues that are paired with premodern perspectives. This study allows us to understand how much medieval concepts of the forest can aid in a better... more...

  • Herr Lehmann zieht Leineby Robert Schmidt; Christoph Hodgson

    Klartext Verlag 2015; US$ 6.67

    Herr Lehmann - ein Rauhaardackel wie er im Buche steht: Klug, witzig und charmant, manchmal auch dickköpfig und stur, erklärt er die einfachsten Dinge und erzählt aus seinem Alltag. Nach ?Herr Lehmann? und ?Neues von Herrn Lehmann? liegt nun das dritte Buch über die Erlebnisse des Rauhaardackels aus Thüringen vor: ?Herr Lehmann zieht Leine?. Damit... more...

  • Figurationen des Polnischen im Werk Theodor Fontanesby Alexandra Dunkel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study addresses the textual modeling of the Polish language in the works of Theodor Fontane, examining diachronic shifts as well as thematic and narrative constants. Against the backdrop of Poland?s conflicted connection with Prussian history, the author shows that across genres, Poland was made into a major political-aesthetic phenomenon... more...

  • Maria, Kaiserin von Russlandby Marianna Butenschön

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 37.52

    Von Mömpelgard nach St. Petersburg. Als Sophie Dorothea von Württemberg (1759-1828) im Alter von knapp 17 Jahren den einzigen Sohn Katharinas der Großen heiratete und den Namen Maria Fjodorowna erhielt, konnte sie nicht ahnen, dass ein Leben voller Schicksalsschläge vor ihr lag: Fünf ihrer zehn Kinder starben vor ihr. Kaiser Paul I., ihr Mann, wurde... more...

  • August Wilhelm Ifflands Berliner Bühneby Klaus Gerlach

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study seeks to counteract the widespread claim that unlike Goethe?s Weimar stage, August Wilhelm Iffland ran the Berlin National Theater from 1796 to 1814 exclusively based on economic considerations. It examines the complex process of economic and aesthetic value formation in the theater and its environment. The analytic lens is... more...

  • Poiesis des ?Sozialen?by Urs Büttner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Around 1800, the ?social? world achieved a new status as a subject area in its own right. Since then, different poetics of the ?social? have made claims about ways of shaping human interaction through art.This study focuses on the epistemological prerequisites and the processes of formation of one of the first manifestations of the poetics... more...

  • Form und Formauflösung der Tragödieby Zoe Ghyselinck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    In response to the pluralism of turn-of-the-century literature, the German author Paul Ernst (1866?1933) sought to reestablish a form of tragedy based on ancient models. This study shows while Ernst tried to counter contemporary formal dissolution, his underlying religious-mystical tendencies sabotaged this effort. more...