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1700-ca. 1860/70

  • Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700-1766)by Eric Achermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Johann Christoph Gottsched is one of the key figures in the early German enlightenment. This volume covers the entire gamut of Gottsched research, re-examines all accepted wisdom, and proposes new assessments for discussion. It pays particular attention to lesser known aspects of Gottsched?s work, such as his contributions to the natural... more...

  • Gottfried Keller und Theodor Fontaneby Ursula Amrein; Regina Dieterle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    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... more...

  • Theodor Stormby David Artiss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    How characteristic were the elements used in Theodor Storm?s (1817?1888) fiction? What were the rich fund of symbols and myths that he used? Few Storm interpreters have addressed themselves seriously to these questions. This study tries to fill this gap. more...

  • Das verschleierte Bild zu Saisby Jan Assmann

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 154.00

    Das verschleierte Bild zu Sais: Schillers Ballade und ihre griechischen und agyptischen Hintergrunde (Lectio Teubneriana) more...

  • Berthold Auerbach: Briefe an seinen Freund Jakob Auerbachby Berthold Auerbach; Hans Otto Horch

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 293.00

    Berthold Auerbach?s letters to Jakob Auerbach rank among the most important sources in German-Jewish literature. Over a span of more than 50 years (1830?1882), the writer confided to his friend and cousin, a Jewish educator, about the events of his personal life, which were inextricably bound up with the problems of Jewish emancipation.... more...

  • »Steine in Potenzen«by Irene Bark

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 154.00

    Starting from a discussion of selected characteristic 18th century theories of empirical research and (nature) philosophy, the study undertakes an analysis of mineralogical motifs in the works of Novalis. His poetological interpretations of scientific models are examined in the theoretic context of his daringly experimental encyclopedic... more...

  • Von der Natur zur Kunst zurückby Moritz Baßler; Christoph Brecht; Dirk Niefanger

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 154.00

    The volume assembles 15 new contributions to the research on Goethe, including interpretations of "Die Mitschuldigen", the "Sturm und Drang" poems, travelogues and correspondence; comparative studies of Herder and Milton; discussions of Goethe's theory of symbols and image of Antiquity; studies of the reception of Goethe in the work of... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • Theodor Fontane Chronikby Roland Berbig

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 1,063.00

    Following the bibliography published in 2006, this chronicle of the life and work of the author Theodor Fontane closes the second gap in Fontane research and thus satisfies a need which has been keenly felt for a long time. All available sources relating to the history of Fontane?s life and work are accessed here systematically for the first... more...

  • Eine Epoche im Umbruchby Christa Bertelsmeier-Kierst; Christopher Young; Bettina Bildhauer

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    The view generally adopted in earlier German literary studies saw the 12th century as an undisputed age of ground-breaking innovation, whereas the 13th century was generally regarded as an age of 'decline', of political and literary 'downfall'. However, recent developments in literary theory and the history of tradition have increasingly... more...