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  • Texte zum Sprechen bringenby Christiane Ackermann; Ulrich Barton; Anne Auditor; Susanne Borgards

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    This Festschrift on the occasion of Paul Sappler's 70th birthday contains over 30 papers from both younger colleagues and those of long standing. The main emphases in the volume are on Paul Sappler's own areas of interest - courtly lyric, courtly, heroic and minor epics, medieval and early modern drama, text editions and commentaries, lexicography.... more...

  • Salomo in Schlesienby Thomas Althaus; Sabine Seelbach

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 154.00

    Friedrich von Logau ist der wichtigste deutschsprachige Epigrammatiker des 17. Jahrhunderts. Auf den Titeln seiner Sammlungen erscheint der Autorname anagrammatisch verschrieben zu Salomon (i.e. Friedrich) von Golaw. Salomon “redete dreitausend Sprüche” (1 Könige 5,12), und Logau legt 1654 sein zu ebensolcher Größe ausgewachsenes... more...

  • Einführung in Rhetorik und Poetikby Stefanie Arend; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66

    Diese Einführung stellt die verwandten Felder von Rhetorik und Poetik erstmals im Zusammenhang vor. Sie beginnt bei den Anfängen in der Antike, durchläuft wichtige Stationen in Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit und Moderne und erläutert abschließend die Debatten der Gegenwart. Historische und systematische Fragestellungen finden gleichermaßen Berücksichtigung.... more...

  • Was ein Poëte kan!by Stefanie Arend; Claudius Sittig; Sonja Glauch; Martin Klöker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Paul Fleming (1609?1640) was one of the most important poets of the early modern period, and his contemporaries ranked him alongside Martin Opitz. This anthology is from an international symposium held on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Fleming?s birth. It assembles a series of papers that help provide a historical perspective... more...

  • Conflicting Femininities in Medieval German Literatureby Dr Karina Marie Ash

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Drastic changes in lay religiosity during the High Middle Ages spurred anxiety about women forsaking their secular roles as wives and mothers for religious ones as nuns and beguines. This anxiety and the subsequent need to model an ideal of feminine behavior for the laity is particularly expressed in the German versions of Latin and French narratives.... more...

  • Die deutsche Griseldaby Achim Aurnhammer; Hans-Jochen Schiewer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    This collective volume documents the German reception of the last novella of Boccaccio's Decameron . It is about Griselda, a poor daughter of a peasant, whom the Marquis Gualtieri marries and subsequently repudiates and humiliates in an inhumane way. Finally, after being subjected to numerous trials which she endures patiently, she is... more...

  • Zwischen Heilsgeschichte und säkularer Jurisprudenzby Oliver Bach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This study tries to situate Andreas Gryphius?s political tragedies in the context of contemporary theories of law and government. In his dramatic engagement with the raison d?état and natural law, Gryphius expressed his personal views about issues of sovereignty and the right of resistance, which differed from the ideas of his contemporaries... more...

  • Das literarische Leben am kurpfälzischen Hof zu Heidelberg im 15.Jahrhundertby Martina Backes

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 154.00

    Das literarische Leben am kurpfälzischen Hof zu Heidelberg im 15.Jahrhundert more...

  • A Thaw Foretoldby Mike Barnes

    Biblioasis 2012; US$ 15.99

    Written between one January and the next, A Thaw Foretold is a passionate exploration of themes that are as timeless and recurrent as the seasons. In language that is both precisely vivid and particular, embracing both colloquial directness and formal elegance, the poems confront the elementals of love and loss, mortality and remembrance. more...

  • Der Spleen von Parisby Charles Baudelaire; Irene Kuhn

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 34.59

    Baudelaire gilt heute als Begründer der modernen Poesie und als Prototyp des modernen Dichters. Seine Prosagedichte sind Ausdruck einer radikal neuen Ästhetik. Die kurzen Szenen und Betrachtungen spiegeln das alltägliche Leben in der Großstadt. Sie sind bevölkert von Alten, Bettlern, Prostituierten, Handwerkern, Milchfrauen und Gazettenschreibern.... more...