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  • 1. Text Februar 1778 - Januar 1780by Peter-Henning Haischer; Tina Hartmann; Hans-Peter Nowitzki

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    This volume presents Wieland?s work at the journal Der Teutsche Merkur. He wrote tirelessly for the magazine, ensuring it remained a quality publication. His contributions included Fragmente von Beyträgen zum Gebrauch derer, die sie brauchen können oder wollen (1778) and the incisive essay Zergliederung des Buchs, genannt: Leben, Bemerkungen und Meynungen... more...

  • Grenzübertretungenby Peter Schmucker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    There is no question that intertextuality plays an enormous role in the work of W. G. Sebald. This investigation takes up the question of its function in the context of Sebald?s poetics. A close reading of his literary scholarship reveals that quotations in his work are intended both to guide reception by mystifying the texts, and to create a subtext... more...

  • Durs Grünbeinby Christopher Young; Michael Eskin; Karen Leeder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 699.00

    Durs Grünbein is the most significant poet writing in Germany today. No other modern German poet has written from such an emphatically European perspective, and this volume seeks to introduce him to the English-speaking world. Written by a line-up of international scholars, the volume presents highly readable and wide-ranging essays on Grünbein?s substantial... more...

  • Grotesque Ambivalenceby Mary Cosgrove

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00

    The first English language study of Albert Drach's (1902-1995) prose work explores the originality of Drach's autobiography in the context of current Holocaust debates. Special attention is paid throughout to the relationship between Drach's comic-grotesque language and the melancholy mode of representation in the Holocaust trilogy. Both passionate... more...

  • Nach der Sozialgeschichteby Gerhard Lauer; Martin Huber

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 280.00

    The project of writing a social history of literature is generally held to have exhausted its potential. Yet the general practice of literary studies still encompasses socio-historical issues like the relationship between literary texts and their social environment, studies on the distribution of literature, questions pertaining to the historical and... more...

  • Der israelische Aphoristiker Elazar Benyoëtzby Christoph Grubitz; Harald Weinrich

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 133.00

    The once dominant role played by the art of aphorism in the various genres of European literature is a thing of the past. The present study sets out to show why traditional contemporary aphoristic writing is frequently derivative and how the poet Elazar Benyoëtz breaks with the conventions prevailing in it. Of significance here, as in the much broader... more...

  • Frühchinesischby Peter Schneider

    Zytglogge Verlag 2012; US$ 17.99

    Leser fragen ? Peter Schneider antwortet. Peter Schneider nimmt die Fragen ernst und gleichzeitig inszeniert er sich nicht als Autorität; er ist Aufklärer im besten Sinn. Seine Antworten verraten eine angenehme Gelassenheit, denn er missbraucht die Fragen nicht als Sprungbrett für eitle Selbstbespiegelungen. more...

  • La plata de Britaniaby Lindsey Davis

    Edhasa 2012; US$ 5.97

    Marco Didio Falco cree tener entre manos un trabajo sencillo, pero en realidad deberá enfrentarse a una compleja conspiración que pretende derribar al emperador Vespasiano. Acabará trabajando en unas minas de plata y acarreando después a una quisquillosa dama de la nobleza romana. Vertiginoso y divertido policial en la Roma del siglo I. more...

  • The New Trialby Peter Weiss; James Rolleston; Kai Evers

    Duke University Press 2001; US$ 18.95

    First-time publication in English, one of Peter Weiss' last works which takes a surreal look at the fortunes of "Josef K," attorney, whose law firm appears to be sincere and appealing to the public while masking a dark, fascistic impulse to ach more...

  • Herta Müllerby Bettina Brandt; Valentina Glajar

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 40.00

    Two languages?German and Romanian?inform the novels, essays, and collage poetry of Nobel laureate Herta Müller. Describing her writing as ?autofictional,? Müller depicts the effects of violence, cruelty, and terror on her characters based on her own experiences in Communist Romania under the repressive Nicolae Ceau?escu regime. Herta Müller:... more...