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  • Die Braut des Königsby Rabea Kohnen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Middle High German ?courtship tales? combine a narrative model that recurs in many variations with different versions of the confrontation between Christians and Saracens. The present study analyzes the inter-religious issues exposed in this group of texts from the combined perspectives of narratology and cultural studies, and examines... more...

  • Johannes Bisselius: Deliciae Veris ? Frühlingsfreudenby Lutz Claren; Jost Eickmeyer; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Hermann Wiegand

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    In 1638, the Jesuit, poet, preacher, and historian Johannes Bisselius (1601?1682) published the first volume of his seasonal poem Deliciae Veris, ?Pleasures of Spring?. The subtly composed, stylistically unique cycle is presented here for the first time in a modern edition with a German translation and insightful commentary, including... more...

  • Gattungs-Wissenby Michael Bies; Michael Gamper; Ingrid Kleeberg

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 26.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Literatur konstituiert Wirklichkeit und Wissen wesentlich über die Ausstellung und Thematisierung sprachlicher Formgebung. Auf diese Weise reflektiert sie die Bedingungen der Möglichkeit von Wissen und ist so immer auch, qua formaler Gestaltung, Wissen vom Wissen. Ausgehend von grundlegenden epistemologischen Überlegungen zum Verhältnis... more...

  • The Other Side of Fifty and Rays of Lamentationby Tennu Mbuh

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 18.05

    This collection dissects post-independence Cameroon as a representative postcolonial junction. The history that assists in the writing of the poems is a necessary background to understand the dislocated vision of an erstwhile independent territory. After a patriotic pastime of sweeping every bit of rubbish under the carpet of national unity for over... more...

  • Literatur des Mittelaltersby Heinz Sieburg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 559.00

    - Diskussion von Epochengrenzen, Sprachstufen und Literaturbegriff - Hintergründe und Entstehungsbedingungen: Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit, Geistlichkeit und Adel, Autor und Publikum - Paläografie und Textkritik: Handschrift und Edition - Dichtung als Formkunst: Reim und Metrum - Literaturperioden im Überblick: Alt-, Mittel- und Frühneuhochdeutsch... more...

  • Intermediales Erzählen im frühneuzeitlichen illustrierten Romanby Raphael Kuch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Colmar literary figure, Meistersinger, and painter Jörg Wickram employed the pictorial dimension of his early modern romances as a creative backdrop for his narrative. This book engages in a comprehensive analysis of the narrative, para-textual and trans-textual structure of the romances Galmy (1539), Gabriotto und Reinhart (1551),... more...

  • Medieval German Literatureby Marion Gibbs; Sidney M. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Medieval German Literature provides a comprehensive survey of this Germanic body of work from the eighth century through the early fifteenth century. The authors treat the large body of late-medieval lyric poetry in detail for the first time. more...

  • Romane Iby Hans-Gert Roloff; Gerd Hermann Susen

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 252.00

    Volumes 17 to 19 of Christian Weise's Complete Works present what are known as his political novels.  The novels are highly significant for the history both of the genre and of society.  Weise composed them as symbols of his political philosophy and wrote them for the training of the new caste of bourgeois officials, who had to behave... more...

  • Agrippina. Epicharisby Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 447.00

    This double volume contains two tragedies by Lohenstein that are based on two events from the reign of the emperor Nero: his mother's murder and the conspiracy of Piso. Presented here to modern standards of critical scholarship are the texts of the 1665 first editions from Breslau. 'Agrippina' and 'Epicharis' are annotated at length here for... more...

  • Philipp von Zesenby Maximilian Bergengruen; Dieter Martin

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    The volume contains the papers given at a conference held in Basle in Autumn 2006 on the writer Philipp von Zesen (1619-1689). The publication ? the first collected volume devoted to this author for 35 years ? displays the whole breadth of Zesen's work: Apart from his lyric poetry and novels, the papers discuss his linguistic and poetological... more...