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  • Sentences and Rainby Elaine Equi

    Coffee House Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    Equi's poems are under the breath asides from your cleverest friendwitty, thoughtful, and wry. more...

  • The Yieldby Paul North

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.50

    The Yield is a once-in-a-generation reinterpretation of the oeuvre of Franz Kafka. At the same time, it is a powerful new entry in the debates about the supposed secularity of the modern age. Kafka is one of the most admired writers of the last century, but this book presents us with a Kafka few will recognize. It does so through a fine-grained... more...

  • Sebald's Visionby Carol Jacobs

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    W. G. Sebald?s writing has been widely recognized for its intense, nuanced engagement with the Holocaust, the Allied bombing of Germany in WWII, and other episodes of violence throughout history. Through his inventive use of narrative form and juxtaposition of image and text, Sebald?s work has offered readers new ways to think about remembering and... 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...

  • November 1742 - Februar 1744by Detlef Döring; Franziska Menzel; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 284.32

    Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700?1766) is considered to be one of the greatest scholars of the Early German Enlightenment. His extensive correspondence is being presented here in a standard edition: 25 volumes, approx. 6.000 letters to and from Gottsched, are being published with a critical apparatus and an academic commentary. more...

  • The Beauty of a Social Problemby Walter Benn Michaels

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    Bertolt Brecht once worried that our sympathy for the victims of a social problem can make the problem?s ?beauty and attraction? invisible. In  The Beauty of a Social Problem , Walter Benn Michaels explores the effort to overcome this difficulty through a study of several contemporary artist-photographers whose work speaks to questions of political... more...

  • Figurationen des Polnischen im Werk Theodor Fontanesby Alexandra Dunkel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 95.07

    Figurationen des Polnischen sind im Werk Fontanes auffallend vertreten, fanden jedoch bislang nur in Teilaspekten Beachtung. Die Studie widmet sich erstmals systematisch und gattungsübergreifend der textuellen Modellierung des Polnischen bei Fontane, geht diachronen Verschiebungen nach, aber auch thematischen und narrativen Konstanten.... more...

  • 2014/2015by Gottfried-Benn-Gesellschaft; Joachim Dyck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.64

    The Benn Forum  presents research on the life and work of Gottfried Benn and on the literary context of his time. Each volume of the yearbook presents articles on a specific topic, together with new research on Benn?s biography and on newly discovered texts; in addition, it contains reviews of important new publications and a continuing... more...

  • Geistliches Erzählenby Nicole Eichenberger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.78

    Despite the richness of its facets, the short religious epic has been largely neglected by scholars until now. This study explores this literary phenomenon using a multi-perspectival descriptive model. Extensive detailed case studies provide basic information and present the genre in its broader literary historical and systematic context.... more...

  • 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...