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  • Einführung in die deutsche Literatur des Mittelaltersby Meinolf Schumacher; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.94

    Diese Einführung versammelt in kompakter Form das aktuelle Basiswissen zur deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters von den Anfängen um 750 bis etwa 1500. Sie eröffnet damit einen raschen Zugang zur ersten Phase der deutschen Literaturgeschichte, deren Kenntnis für die Beschäftigung mit allen späteren Epochen grundlegend ist. Der Band macht zunächst mit... more...

  • Romantic Vision, Ethical Contextby Geza von Molnar; Jochen Schulte-Sasse

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 67.50

    Exploring the full range of Novalis's (the pen name of the German poet and philosopher Friedrich von Hardenberg) work, von Molnar shows how he dealt, in theory and practice, with a central issue in Romanticism?the emerging concept of the autonomous self and its relation. more...

  • Reading Heinrich Heineby Anthony Phelan

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    A comprehensive study of the nineteenth-century German poet to be published in English. more...

  • Gottfried Keller und Theodor Fontaneby Ursula Amrein; Regina Dieterle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Gottfried Keller and Theodor Fontane are among the most important authors in Realism. A comparative reading of the two narrative writers reveals a multi-facetted interplay of similarities and differences. At the same time, an exemplary insight can be gained into the artistic positions and aesthetic processes of the time after 1848 up to the divergences... more...

  • 2005-2008by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 73.00

    The aim of the Georg Büchner Yearbook, which is published at irregular intervals, is “to serve Büchner research as a forum for stock-taking and innovation, reflection and debate, for documenting sources and imparting information swiftly, to support critical debate and understanding, and in so doing to cover the whole range of research... more...

  • Boccaccio und die deutsche Novellistikby Ursula Kocher

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 168.00

    Im allgemeinen gilt Goethe für den deutschen Sprachraum nach wie vor als der Begründer einer deutschen Novellistik, obwohl vermehrt darauf hingewiesen wird, daß es bereits vor ihm Erzähltexte gab, die als Novellen eingestuft werden können. Was theoretisch nicht reflektiert oder zumindest nicht als Phänomen erkannt wurde,... more...

  • E.T.A. Hoffmannby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00

    E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) war ein universal begabter Künstler, Musiker, Jurist und Autor, dessen phantastische Erzählungen und romantische Kunstmärchen von maßgeblichem Einfluss auf die Weltliteratur waren. Den aktuellen Forschungsstand abbildend, informiert das Handbuch über seine vielfältigen Wirkungsbereiche, die... more...

  • Vormärz im Rheinlandby Bernhard Walcher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    This study analyzes and interprets exemplary poems and prose texts from the extensive work of the pre-revolutionary (Vormärz) author Gottfried Kinkel (1815-1882) from a historical and functional perspective. In addition, the work provides a (works) biographical outline of Kinkel's eventful life. Based on the texts, Kinkel's development is traced from... more...

  • Das Weimarer Hoftheater unter Goethes Leitungby Birgit Himmelseher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    Goethe was director of the Weimar Court Theatre from 1791 to 1817. During these years, which were characterized by political upheavals, he was not only a famous and influential poet but at the same time a close confidant of the Grand Duke Carl August and minister in his government. As theatre director he took advantage of both of his social functions... more...

  • USAby John M. Spalek; Konrad Feilchenfeldt; Sandra H. Hawrylchak

    De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 224.00

    This collection of essays is at the same time a reference work of previously unknown names and topics of German-language exile literature since 1933. The U.S. is one of the most important asylum countries for exiles from Germany, but also for exiles from other European countries where they were expelled by the Nazis. The book focuses on a part of German... more...