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  • Rolf Dieter Brinkmannby Jan Röhnert; Gunter Geduldig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 321.00

    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$ 210.00

    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$ 154.00

    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$ 28.00

    The updated and extended edition of this established textbook provides Bachelor students of German philology with the central concepts, processes and working techniques of literary studies. Basic questions regarding the historical classification of texts, the function and features of categories and the role of the author are explained... more...

  • Germans Going Globalby Anke S. Biendarra

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    This study examines the impact of globalization on Germany?s literary field. It investigates how German-language writers born between 1955 and 1975 respond to the pressures of globalizing factors, and how these influence notions of authorship. The literary marketplace, constructions of authorship, and fictional texts from the late 1990s... more...

  • Reiseberichte und Romanzenby Christian von Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • Konversation, Galanterie und Abenteuerby Florian Gelzer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    Around 1700 the notion of gallantry emanated from France as a stylistic and ethical model for Europe, with the novel acting as the principal school for gallant living. This comparative study is a contribution to a cultural history of gallantry. It gives a detailed account of the reception of ?gallant discourse? in German narrative prose, tracing... more...

  • Der Reisebericht in der deutschen Literaturby Peter J. Brenner

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 238.00

    Der Reisebericht in der deutschen Literatur: Ein Forschungsüberblick als Vorstudie zu einer Gattungsgeschichte more...

  • Die Entdeckung der Texturby Moritz Baßler

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Die Entdeckung Der Textur: Unverst Ndlichkeit in Der Kurzprosa Der Emphatischen Moderne 1910-1916. more...