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  • 1823-1824by Angelika Reimann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00

    This volume covers the years 1823/24, focusing on Goethe?s last sojourn in Marienbad and his love for the 18-year-old Ulrike von Levetzow as well as his intensive contacts to representatives of European aristocracy and high nobility. Further emphasis is given to the beginning working relationship between Goethe and Eckermann, the negotiations... more...

  • Adolf Glassbrennerby Heinz Bulmahn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    Adolf Glassbrenner (1810?1876) was a German humorist and satirist. The aim of this study is to show that Glassbrenner?s writings were rooted within the abstract idealism of the Young Germans. Special focus lies on the period between 1840 and 1849, Glassbrenner?s most active writing period, and representing most closely the elements of Humor and Tendenz.... more...

  • Briefwechsel (1818-1824)by Ludwig Börne; Jeanette Wohl; Renate Heuer; Andreas Schulz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 363.00

    This new edition is the first complete version of the correspondence between Ludwig Börne and his close confidante, Jeanette Wohl. All of the letters are furnished with a critical apparatus and enhanced through commentary about their historical context. This volume reveals how Börne established his reputation throughout Europe as an opposition... more...

  • Korrespondenzen der Goethezeitby Leo von Seckendorf; Michael Grus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 433.00

    As the editor of poetic paperbacks and literary journals, Leo von Seckendorf (1775-1809) was in written correspondence with nearly all the great authors from the period of the Late Enlightenment, to the Classical and the Romance periods. This vastly diverse correspondence, which has previously been only partially accessible, offers extensive... more...

  • Juli 1739- Juli 1740by Detlef Döring; Franziska Menzel; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    Of the 218 letters, 126 belong to correspondence with the Imperial Count Ernst Christoph von Manteuffel, a dedicated patron of the supporters of Christian Wolff and the head of the Berlin chapter of the Society of Alethophiles. In Berlin and Leipzig great hopes were placed in the Prussian heir apparent Friedrich II, whom many saw a kind... more...

  • Artusromane bis 1230by Manfred Eikelmann; Silvia Reuvekamp

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 307.00

    This compendium is the first work to provide a complete and methodologically reflected documentation of the maxims and sayings in medieval German Arthurian romances. A differentiated listing collects the maxims, reflects their narrative context, gives a semantic explanation via a paraphrase, locates them in the aphoristic network of the... more...

  • Theatralität und Öffentlichkeitby Alexander Pleschka

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This study seeks to explain why Schiller?s later plays, written after the reception of Kant?s aesthetics and in response to the French revolution, imply a concept of the public and the public sphere that is closely akin to that of classical French tragedy. The author attributes the aesthetic and political character of the dramas to their... more...

  • Erzählen und Epistemeby Beate Kellner; Jan-Dirk Müller; Peter Strohschneider; Tobias Bulang; Michael Waltenberger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    These case studies from early modern literature ? mainly German ? are dealing with larger-scale narrative forms of the novel/romance and chronicle variety and with farcical tales. They enquire into how in the 16th century as a time of profound change in society, religion and media Germanophone literature is involved in the processes of pluralisation... more...

  • Oktober 1818 - 1820by Jessica Stegemann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 433.00

    Politics - Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle; Württemberg Constitution of 1818, Convocation of the State Parliaments in Southern Germany; Death of Queen Katharina von Württemberg; Murder of A. von Kotzebue; K. L. Sand's fate; The Carlsbad Decrees and the persecution of demagogues; the anti-Semitic Hep-Hep riots; the Liberal Revolution in Spain.... more...

  • Heinrich Heine und die Diasporaby Lydia Fritzlar

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    How did the diasporic existence affect Heinrich Heine ? in terms of both his work and his self-image as a writer? In a paradigmatic manner his work reflects the shift from a religious to a secular understanding of the Jewish diaspora which is typical of the 19th century. The introduction of this new perspective into German literature can... more...