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  • 2005-2008by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 73.00

    The aim of the Georg Büchner Yearbook, which is published at irregular intervals, is “to serve Büchner research as a forum for stock-taking and innovation, reflection and debate, for documenting sources and imparting information swiftly, to support critical debate and understanding, and in so doing to cover the whole range of research... more...

  • Jos von Pfullendorf: "Das Buch mit den farbigen Tuchblättern der Beatrix von Inzigkofen"by Stefan Abel; Nicole Eichenberger

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2013; US$ 32.43

    <P>Ein frommer Laie überreicht seinem Prediger in der Wiener Stephanskirche ein merkwürdiges Büchlein aus sechs bunten, schriftlosen Tuchblättern. Davon hört der Rottweiler Stadtschreiber Jos von Pfullendorf (? um 1433) und sendet ein Exemplar an seine Tochter Beatrix, Augustinerchorfrau in Inzigkofen. So die Rahmenhandlung des unvollendeten... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Babylon und Jerusalemby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 133.00

    The study analyzes strategies serving the constitution of meaning in »Reinfried and Apollonius«, proceeding from there to propose a new definition of what it is that significantly distinguishes romances on courtly love (Minne) and adventure from other verse romances. As specific expressions of aristocratic identity and existence, courtly... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • Saids Orientalismus und die Historiographie der Moderne: Der "ewige Orient" als Konstrukt westlicher Geschichtsschreibungby Bernd Adam

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.83

    Das Konzept des Orientalismus geht auf Edward Wadie Said zurück. Dieser zählt zu den bedeutendsten Kulturwissenschaftlern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Seine Bekanntheit und sein akademischer Ruhm sind vor allem in seinem erstmals 1978 erschienenen Werk 'Orientalism' begründet, in dem er sein Konzept des Orientalismus entwickelte und der Öffentlichkeit präsentierte.... more...

  • Lustby Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95

    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...

  • Correspondence 1930-1940by Gretel Adorno; Walter Benjamin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Schillers politisches Denken im Wandel der Zeitby Susanne Aigner

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Politische Fragestellungen beschäftigten Friedrich Schiller zeit seines Lebens. Susanne Aigner stellt den Wandel dar, den der Dichter hinsichtlich seiner politischen Anliegen vollzogen hat. Die Autorin untersucht Schillers Werk von den Jugenddramen über die gedankliche Auseinandersetzung mit den Illuminaten bis hin zu "Wilhelm Tell",... more...