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1700-ca. 1860/70

  • Tropus und Erkenntnisby Yvonne Al-Taie

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 65.03

    Biographische InformationenDr. Yvonne Al-Taie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Neuere deutsche Literatur und Medien der Universität Kiel. ReihePalaestra Untersuchungen zur europäischen Literatur - Band 341 more...

  • Goethe and Rousseauby Carl Jr. Hammer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The profound impact of Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Western thought has been frequently examined, yet the extent of Goethe's relationship to Rousseau has never before received thorough study. Carl Hammer Jr. here analyzes Goethe's works, paying particular attention to his mature production, to reveal the profound affinities of thought between these two... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Korrespondenzen der Goethezeitby Leo von Seckendorf; Michael Grus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    As the editor of poetic paperbacks and literary journals, Leo von Seckendorf (1775-1809) was in written correspondence with nearly all the great authors from the period of the Late Enlightenment, to the Classical and the Romance periods. This vastly diverse correspondence, which has previously been only partially accessible, offers extensive... more...

  • Die Reise um den Kopfby Anette Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 18.01

    In dieser Studie wird vor allem das Jugendwerk Jean Pauls auf seine Beziehung zur sensualistischen und empiristischen Philosophie der Ideenassoziation untersucht, die aus England kam und mit der Jean Paul durch den Philosophen Ernst Platner während seiner Leipziger Studienjahre vertraut wurde. Sein Verhältnis zu ihr ist jedoch ein gespaltenes: Während... more...

  • Die Ästhetik des Schönen und Erhabenenby Hannah Dingeldein

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.93

    Welche Wirkung hat Friedrich Schillers Ästhetik des Schönen und Erhabenen auf das Werk Uwe Johnsons? Die Spannung zwischen der Versöhnungssehnsucht des Schönen und der Verlusterfahrung des Erhabenen liegt Johnsons Romanen strukturgebend zugrunde. So konfrontiert Johnson einerseits seine Protagonisten mit geschichtlichen und persönlichen Erfahrungen... more...

  • Morphologie und Moderneby Jonas Maatsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Although Goethe?s Morphology drew little notice from natural scientists, his way of conceptualizing the innumerable forms that occur in nature as organic variations of a few basic archetypes was received with immediate interest by scholars in the humanities. This volume compiles studies on Droysen, Dilthey, Simmel, and Wittgenstein, who... more...

  • November 1741 - Oktober 1742by Detlef Döring; Franziska Menzel; Rüdiger Otto; Michael Schlott

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Gottsched spent several months in Dresden while representing Leipzig University at Saxony?s parliament. His correspondence lends insight to the events unfolding there and documents his interactions with his circle of acquaintances in Leipzig, whom he normally saw in person. Major topics in the correspondence include the theater, the War of Austrian... more...

  • Die Farben höfischer Körperby Carolin Oster

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The colors displayed by courtly figures in the romances of the 12 th and 13 th c establish an independent semantics of color, which has been largely unresearched until now. The bodies of courtly figures and the colors of garments worn offer great potential for expressing personal or collective identify. The study shows how the colors... more...

  • Einführung in das Werk Johann Wolfgang von Goethesby Bernd Hamacher; Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 172.05

    Goethes Leben und Werk hatten schon immer Modellcharakter: Galt sein Leben bereits im 19. Jh. als vorbildlich, entwickelte sich die Germanistik als Wissenschaft nach den Vorgaben ihres lange Zeit wichtigsten Autors. Diese Einführung verknüpft die Frage nach den historischen Kontexten von Goethes Werk mit aktuellen Rezeptionsinteressen. Sie erläutert... more...