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  • Denkwürdigkeitenby Karl Philipp Moritz; Claudia Stockinger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 219.80

    This volume restores access to the journalistic works of this late Enlightenment author, including the first volume of the journal Denkwürdigkeiten (i.e. "things worthy of being thought about") published in 1786, along with forewords, epilogues, and comments to the works published by von Moritz. The insights they provide about the diverse... more...

  • "Poëtische Individualität"by Martin Endres

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 87.89

    Hölderlin?s Ode Empedocles has never before been the subject of a study comparing its intrinsic literary value to dramatic undertakings with the same name. For the first time, this study provides an accurate textual interpretation along with a new edition of the work that includes all original sources. The basic reflections on poetic methods... more...

  • Struwwelpeter: Humor or Horror?by Barbara Smith Chalou

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99

    Struwwelpeter: Humor or Horror? is a critical analysis of the now infamous Struwwelpeter stories. Looking beyond the history of child rearing practices and children's literature, Barbara Smith Chalou considers the socio-historic context in which the book was written and makes comparisons to contemporary children's fare that is similarly violent, but... more...

  • Alterität als Leitkonzept für historisches Interpretierenby Anja Becker; Jan Mohr

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 142.85

    Das Fremde ist ein zentrales Kulturthema der Gegenwart. Als Problemstellung tritt der Umgang mit dem Fremden auch beim Interpretieren literarischer und künstlerischer Zeugnisse der Vergangenheit oder anderer Kulturen auf. Angeregt von der literaturwissenschaftlichen Mittelalterforschung hat es sich in den Kulturwissenschaften eingebürgert,... more...

  • Wegschauen geht nichtby Nora Eckert

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    Georg Büchner zum 200. Geburtstag - durch die Augen des Theaters Vor zweihundert Jahren wurde Georg Büchner geboren - er war noch keine 24 Jahre alt, als er am 19. Februar 1837 in Zürich an Typhus starb. Neben seiner Erzählung Lenz hinterliess er eine Dissertation über das Nervensystem der Barben und einige andere wissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, zwei... more...

  • Karl August Böttiger ? Briefwechsel mit Christian Gottlob Heyneby René Sternke; Klaus Gerlach

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 162.69

    The philologist Christian Gottlob Heyne (1729?1812) and the archeologist, journalist, and educator Karl August Böttiger (1760?1835) exchanged around 300 letters between 1788 and 1812. Their letters not only describe events in which they were directly involved but also show how both scholars were actively involved in restructuring the landscape... more...

  • Die Farben höfischer Körperby Carolin Oster

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 87.72

    Die Farben höfischer Körper in den Artus? und Tristanromanen des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts etablieren eine eigenständige Farbsemantik, die bisher größtenteils unerforscht geblieben ist. Dabei ist besonders dem Figurenkörper und seinen Farben ein großes Identifikations? und Differenzierungspotenzial inhärent. Die Studie zeigt, wie Farben... more...

  • Die Mathematik im Denken und Dichten von Novalisby Franziska Bomski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 87.89

    Mathematics plays an important part in Novalis?s work that has been underappreciated until now. This study reconstructs and contextualizes Novalis?s sources and analyzes selected passages from Notes for a Romantic Encyclopedia ( Das Allgemeine Brouillon ) and from his novel fragment Heinrich von Ofterdingen . It presents Novalis?s treatment... more...

  • Leben Fibels, des Verfassers der Bienrodischen Fibel, 1by Alexander Kluger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The Life of Fibel has become the subject of increasing scholarly interest in recent years. At the threshold of Jean Paul?s late works, it explores the potential of the unfinished and also reflects as virtually no other text on the nature of writing. For the first time, this new historical-critical edition presents this novel in its historical... more...

  • Spekulation als Poesieby Christine Rühling

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 109.87

    Around 1800, Schiller and Hölderlin were among the authors who separated literature from philosophy and assigned literature a special status due to its quality of presentation. This study reconstructs their argumentation and uses example literary texts to inquire about its implications for the presentation of individual themes and the... more...