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  • 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...

  • Neue deutsche Literaturgeschichteby Peter J. Brenner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 27.10

    The third edition of the New History of German Literature follows the successful concept of previous editions. The book covers the development of German literature from the 14th century to the contemporary period. For this new edition the text has been expanded until the present day. The bibliography has been updated and the whole text... more...

  • Die Bilanz der Moderneby Samuel Lublinski; Gotthart Wunberg

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 108.56

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  • Studien zum mittelhochdeutschen 'Wartburgkrieg'by Jan Hallmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Die sogenannten ?Wartburgkrieg?-Texte bilden innerhalb der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters in formaler wie inhaltlicher Hinsicht eine Ausnahmeerscheinung. Die vorliegenden Studien verbinden die übergreifende Frage nach der adäquaten literaturgeschichtlichen Einordnung dieses Dichtungskomplexes mit exemplarischen Analysen der einzelnen... more...

  • Die Schweiz und die literarischen Flüchtlinge (1933-1945)by Kristina Schulz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.14

    1933-1945: Tausende von Kulturschaffenden verlassen Nazi-Deutschland, ein Teil von ihnen geht in die Schweiz. Warum haben sie es schwer, dort Fuß zu fassen? Wie kommt es, dass das Verhältnis zwischen schweizerischen und deutschen Autoren trotz ihrer kulturellen Nähe belastet ist? Das Buch eröffnet eine neue Perspektive auf alte Fragen, denn es betrachtet... more...

  • Medieval Mythography, Volume 3by Jane Chance

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 100.00

    With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of mythography in medieval literature. Her focus here is the advent of hybrid mythography, the transformation of mythological commentary by blending the scholarly with the courtly and the personal. Chance?s in-depth examination of works by the major writers of the period?including... more...

  • Kriminalität erzählenby Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Seit den 1980er Jahren wurde in der Zusammenarbeit von Philologen mit Strafrechts-, Sozial- und Kulturhistorikern Erzählen zu Kriminalität in faktualen und fiktionalen Zusammenhängen erschlossen. Forschungsbeiträge zur Geschichte deutschsprachiger Prosaliteratur sind hier zusammengeführt; sie wurden im Zeitraum von 1983 bis 2007 erstmals... more...

  • A Companion to Twentieth-Century German Literatureby Raymond Furness; Malcolm Humble

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    Containing entries on over four hundred authors of fiction, poetry and drama from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, this invaluable work of reference presents material of a range and depth that no other book on the subject in English attains. For the second edition, the entries have been updated to include the most recent works of German literature.... more...

  • The German Tradition of Psychology in Literature and Thought, 1700?1840by Matthew Bell

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 41.00

    An analysis of psychological thought as expressed in German literature of the eighteenth century. more...

  • Theater, culture, and community in Reformation Bern, 1523-1555by G. Ehrstine

    BRILL 2002; US$ 138.00

    This study examines the sociocultural context of ten plays, including 15 song texts, performed during the formative years of the Bernese Reformation. It treats not only three pre-reform carnival plays by Niklaus Manuel, but also six newly edited works by local court secretary Hans von Rute. more...