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  • Textby Klaus Manger

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 264.32

    Christoph Martin Wieland (1733-1813) is one of the most important authors of the Rococo and the Enlightenment. Wieland is regarded as the founder of the Bildungsroman, as well as, the precursor of the Weimar Classic. Wieland earned great merit as an editor and translator. A critical edition of his extensive complete oeuvre, which is offered here in... more...

  • Textby Hans-Peter Nowitzki

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 264.32

    Der vorliegene Band enthält die schriftstellerische Bilanz aus Wielands höchst produktiver Zeit als Professor der Erfurter Universität. Seine Beschäftigung mit den kulturkritischen Ansätzen von Rousseau und Iselin verarbeitet er in essayistischen Prosawerken, die seine philosophischen Reflexionen in höchst eleganten Formen aufbereitet... more...

  • 'ihrem Originale nachzudenken'by Helmut Berthold

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.87

    Although Lessing translated from the major European languages, and translation became a subject of literary criticism in the 18th century for the first time, Lessing?s role in this has seldom been examined. The present volume contains papers on Lessing?s theory and practice of translation, on his translations of individual authors, and on... more...

  • 'Harmonisch entgegengesetzt'by Marion Hiller

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 95.49

    "Harmoniously opposed" is a fundamental phrase in Hölderlin's poetology. Until now, however, there has been no systematic study consistently following this central representational structure through Hölderlin's poetic and poetological writings. The present monograph attempts to remedy this deficiency by taking the fundamental structure of... more...

  • Artusromane nach 1230, Gralromane, Tristanromaneby Tomas Tomasek; Jan Hallmann; Heike Bismark; Daniela Riegermann; Kerstin Rüther; Manuela Schotte

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 274.94

    This compendium provides the first complete methodical documentation of the aphorisms and proverbs in the German medieval romances of Arthur , Tristan , and The Holy Grail .  The work collects and classifies the sayings from 21 romances over a period of about 100 years (approx. 1170 - 1300), relates them to their narrative context, gives... more...

  • 1734-1735by Detlef Döring; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott; Franziska Menzel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 253.71

    Der vorliegende dritte Band der Briefedition dokumentiert den Briefwechsel der Jahre 1734 und 1735. Mit seiner Ernennung zum Professor für Logik und Metaphysik und seiner Heirat mit Luise Adelgunde Victorie Kulmus ist Gottsched Mitte der 1730er Jahre in Leipzig fest etabliert. Die Briefe bieten wichtige Einblicke in die Entwicklung der... more...

  • E. T. A. Hoffmannby Detlef Kremer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 188.95

    E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a universally gifted artist, musician, lawyer and writer whose fantastic tales and romantic fairy stories have had a decisive influence on world literature. This handbook reflects the current state of research with information on the wide diversity of his fields of activity, on the historical and aesthetic prerequisites... more...

  • Deutschsprachige Handschriften in slowakischen Archivenby Jörg Meier; Ilpo Tapani Piirainen; Klaus-Peter Wegera

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 529.71

    The present volumes contain annotated registers providing the first comprehensive overview of the holdings of medieval and early modern German-language manuscripts in the most important archives in Slovakia. The three part-volumes are arranged according to the historical areas settled by Germans (West, Central and East Slovakia). The unparalleled... more...

  • Friedrich Nietzsche und die Literatur der klassischen Moderneby Thorsten Valk

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.18

    Friedrich Nietzsche had a formative influence on numerous classical modern writers. It was in particular the visionary calls for a new dawn in his late philosophical writings which were taken up with enthusiasm by many artists. Whereas the early reception of Nietzsche's work was marked by expressions of enthusiastic homage, in which however... more...

  • Dichtung und Didaxeby Henrike Lähnemann; Sandra Linden

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.18

    Didactic rhetoric is a fundamental feature of medieval literature. In this book Poetry and Didactics renowned Germanists study key German texts of the 12th to the 15th centuries to elucidate their didactic dimension and their rhetorical strategies. The book opens up a completely changed perspective on the functional relationships of... more...