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  • August Wilhelm Ifflands Berliner Bühneby Klaus Gerlach

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study seeks to counteract the widespread claim that unlike Goethe?s Weimar stage, August Wilhelm Iffland ran the Berlin National Theater from 1796 to 1814 exclusively based on economic considerations. It examines the complex process of economic and aesthetic value formation in the theater and its environment. The analytic lens is... more...

  • The Plays of Grillparzerby George A. Wells; C. V. Russell; W. D. Halls

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Plays of Grillparzer focuses on the genius of Franz Grillparzer, particularly embodied in his numerous plays. The book first ponders on the plays of action and Greek tragedies. Discussions focus on the plays for the popular stage, Ein treuer Diener seines Herrn, Weh dem, der liigt!, Sappho, Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen, Die Ahnfrau, Der Traum... more...

  • 18. September 1786 ? 10. Juni 1788by Volker Giel; Susanne Fenske; Yvonne Pietsch; Markus Bernauer; Gerhard Müller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    Band 7 enthält sämtliche 156 überlieferten Briefe Goethes aus der Zeit seiner ersten italienischen Reise, ergänzt durch den Nachweis von 193 erschlossenen Briefen dieses Zeitraums. Am 3. September 1786 brach Goethe allein und inkognito von Karlsbad aus nach Italien auf. Unter dem Pseudonym Johann Philipp Möller reiste er nach Rom in die... more...

  • Figurationen des Polnischen im Werk Theodor Fontanesby Alexandra Dunkel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study addresses the textual modeling of the Polish language in the works of Theodor Fontane, examining diachronic shifts as well as thematic and narrative constants. Against the backdrop of Poland?s conflicted connection with Prussian history, the author shows that across genres, Poland was made into a major political-aesthetic phenomenon... more...

  • A Companion to Middle High German literature to the 14th centuryby F.G. Gentry

    BRILL 2002; US$ 237.00

    A guide to mediaeval German literature from its beginnings in the eighth century to the 14th century. Chapters deal either with a chronological period, such as the 13th century, or with specific genres, such as drama. The development of the German language in the mediaeval period is also covered. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Goetheby Lesley Sharpe

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    The Cambridge Companion to Goethe provides a stimulating and accessible survey of this versatile figure. more...

  • Biblische Dramenby Monika Lemmel

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 335.00

    This volume contains Klopstock?s biblical dramas ?Der Tod Adams? (The Death of Adam), ?Salomo? and ?David? from the years 1757, 1764 and 1772 respectively. The critical apparatus includes all extant evidence on the creation and printing of the works, together with the most important accounts of their effects. The Appendix includes an... more...

  • Grenzen des Ichby Stefan Keppler

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    This study uses a remarkable continuity of problems in Goethe?s narrative work to define the ambiguous position he takes up in the broad spectrum of subject discourses. It combines the analytical dimensions of poetology with those of the history of ideas and reveals Goethe?s doubts about the individual as a place for the creation of coherence... more...

  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... more...

  • Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragmentsby Peter Firchow

    University of Minnesota Press 1971; US$ 67.50

    For the last century and a half, Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829) has enjoyed a reputation for being the critical grey eminence behind the coming to power of the Romantic Movement. It was Schlegel, in his three series of aphoristic fragments (Lyceum, Athena more...