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  • Buchdruck und Sprachwandelby Martin Behr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.97

    This study examines the Early New High German prose romance Melusine by Thüring von Ringoltingen to explore the relationship between the practice of printing and language change. Based on a corpus of over 30 print editions of the Melusine (published from 1473/74 to 1692/93), the study analyzes factors favoring variance and consistency... more...

  • Der Briefwechsel zwischen Sigmund von Birken und Johann Michael Dilherr, Daniel Wülfer und Caspar von Lilienby Almut Laufhütte; Hartmut Laufhütte; Ralf Schuster

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 307.00

    Sigmund von Birken?s well-documented correspondence with the Nuremberg scholars Dilherr and Wülfer as well as with Lilien, a theologian from Bayreuth, are major sources for the biographies and literary histories of all four authors and for understanding the social and literary networks of the era. Von Birken?s correspondence with Lilien... more...

  • Böttiger-Lektürenby René Sternke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 162.67

    Karl August Böttiger, über den man oft, ohne ihn zu lesen, schreibt, wird hier als Autor ernst genommen. CONRAD WIEDEMANN beobachtet Böttigers Faszination durch das Phänomen moderner Urbanität, wie sie sich im Berliner Reisetagebuch und Böttigers Kritik der autonomen Antikeaneignung des Großstädters Schadow äußert. BERNHARD FISCHER erkennt... more...

  • The Crime Interviews: Volume Twoby Len Wanner

    Blasted Heath Ltd 2013; US$ 7.99

    If you're interested in learning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, in-depth interviews with best-selling authors? Len Wanner returns with the second in hisCrime Interviews series, this time featuring:? William McIlvanney? Tony Black? Doug Johnstone? Helen FitzGerald?... more...

  • Women Writers and National Identityby Stephanie Bird

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 29.00

    Bird offers an analysis of female identity and national identity in the works of three twentieth-century German-language women writers. more...

  • Reading Heinrich Heineby Anthony Phelan

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00

    This book is a comprehensive study of the nineteenth-century German poet Heinrich Heine. more...

  • Romantic Vision, Ethical Contextby Geza von Molnar; Jochen Schulte-Sasse

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 67.50

    Exploring the full range of Novalis's (the pen name of the German poet and philosopher Friedrich von Hardenberg) work, von Molnar shows how he dealt, in theory and practice, with a central issue in Romanticism?the emerging concept of the autonomous self and its relation. more...

  • Titurelby Wolfram von Eschenbach; Stephan Fuchs-Jolie; Helmut Brackert

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 226.73

    'Titurel', a later offshoot of Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival', can be seen as one of the most enigmatic works in the history of German literature. With its highly complex form, the darkness of its language and imagery, and its fragmentary character, it is one of the most fascinating linguistic creations of the Middle Ages. This new... more...

  • Montierte Texte - hybride Heldenby Lydia Miklautsch

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 162.67

    Considered by researchers to be typical post-classical adaptations of medieval narratives and of lesser literary value, the poems about the Germanic hero Wolfdietrich are among the ?best sellers? of the Late Middle Ages. The author investigates the reasons for their success and reveals that the popularity of the texts lies in their unique... more...

  • Leiden lesenby Katharina Mertens Fleury

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 173.52

    This study is an analysis of the facets of compassion in Wolfram's Parzival, which was written at the beginning of the thirteenth century. In order to grasp the actual meaning of compassio during this time, the analysis of the epic poem is preceded by additional examples from the High Middle Ages. These examples consist of excerpts taken... more...