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  • Modernity and the Textby Andreas Huyssen; David Bathrick

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    The study of Austrian and German modernist literature has a long and venerable history in this country. There have been no attempts yet, however, to reassess German and Austrian literary modernism in light of current discussion of modernity and postmodernity. Addressing a set of historical and theoretical questions central to current reevaluations... more...

  • Stories and Talesby Hans Christian Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95

    A true classic of Western literature, Stories and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, arguably the most notable children's writer of all, has delighted young and old for generations. This unique collection was first translated for George Routledge over 130 years ago. Completely reset, but preserving the original, beautiful illustrations by A.W. Bayes,... more...

  • Rolf Dieter Brinkmannby Jan Röhnert; Gunter Geduldig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 243.31

    Since the 1970s Rolf Dieter Brinkmann (1940?1975) has been considered to be one of the most innovative German poets. In recognition of his importance as a modern classic, many of his poems ? presented and interpreted individually ? have been made accessible here for the first time in a critical text edition. Writers and literary scholars,... more...

  • Die europäische Baniseby Dieter Martin; Karin Vorderstemann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 159.32

    The Asiatische Banise (?The Asian Banise?) (1689), written by Heinrich Anshelm von Zigler und Kliphausen (1663-1697), was the most successful German baroque novel before Goethe?s Werther . Its popularity throughout Europe is further evidenced by the publication of a sequel novel; several operatic versions, stage plays, and poems; as... more...

  • Medienwechsel und Selbstreferenzby Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 116.82

    Careful analysis of school dramas and poetological texts by Christian Weise (1642-1708) reveals the crisis of emblematic argumentation figures and a semantics based on similarity and circularity. At the same time, Weise's attempts to move away from self-reference to difference are confronted with a change from the theatre to the printed... more...

  • The True Story of My Lifeby Hans Christian Andersen; Mary Howitt

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.95

    From the translator: No literary labor is more delightful to me than translating the beautiful thoughts and fancies of Hans Christian Andersen. My heart is in the work, and I feel as if my spirit were kindred to his; just as our Saxon English seems to me eminently fitted to give the simple, pure, and noble sentiments of the Danish mind. This True Story... more...

  • Literaturwissenschaftby Ralf Klausnitzer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 21.20

    Dieses Studienbuch wendet sich an Studierende der germanistischen Bachelor-Studiengänge und vermittelt ihnen die zentralen Begriffe, Verfahren und Arbeitstechniken der Literaturwissenschaft. An prägnanten Beispielen werden grundlegende Fragen nach der Bedeutung und historischen Einordnung von Texten geklärt: Was ist ein literarischer Text,... more...

  • Germans Going Globalby Anke S. Biendarra

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 116.82

    The series publishes monographs and edited volumes that showcase significant scholarly work at the various intersections that currently motivate interdisciplinary inquiry in German cultural studies. Topics span all periods of German and German-speaking lands and cultures from the local to the global, with a special focus on demonstrating... more...

  • Reiseberichte und Romanzenby Christian von Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 159.32

    What we see is invariably determined by the eye of the beholder. Travellers and readers interpret the cultural text of 'foreign parts' in relation to their own horizons and individual interests. The present study looks at examples of the discursive appropriation of travel destinations and foreign literature. The approach is geared to aiding... more...

  • Textkonstitution bei mündlicher und bei schriftlicher Überlieferungby Martin Stern

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 116.82

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