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  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Traditionby Siân Echard

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    A unique perspective on the Arthurian tradition with particular focus on Geoffrey of Monmouth. more...

  • Philosophical Lettersby Voltaire; John Leigh; Prudence L. Steiner

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 8.95

    In his Philosophical Letters , Voltaire provides a pungent and often satirical assessment of the religion, politics, science, and arts of the England he observed during his nearly three-year exile. In addition to the Letters , this edition provides a translation of Voltaire?s ?Proposal for a Letter about the English,? a general Introduction, chronology,... more...

  • Death and the Mother from Dickens to Freudby Carolyn Dever

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    An exploration of the idealized figure of the dead mother in Victorian fiction and Freudian psychoanalysis. more...

  • Ungleiche Gleichgesinnteby Gerrit Brüning

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 29.61

    Eine Neubewertung des Goethe-Schiller-Verhältnisses auf der Grundlage des Briefwechsels und weiterer literarischer Quellen. Als Goethe in seiner autobiographischen Erzählung vom »Glücklichen Ereignis« (1817) über sein Verhältnis zu Schiller nachdachte, lag die erste persönliche Begegnung der beiden Dichter schon fast 30 Jahre zurück. Dennoch ist es... more...

  • Kritische Philologieby Sheldon Pollock; Christoph König; Brigitte Schöning

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 25.91

    Die Frage, wie die Philologie Texten Sinn und Bedeutung gibt, wird in Werken vom antiken Indien bis zum modernen Westen untersucht. Philologie ist dann »kritisch«, wenn sie das Machtfeld einbezieht, das auf ihre Versuche einwirkt, Texten Sinn und Bedeutung zu geben - wenn sie sich selbst historisch wird, nicht provinziell ist und methodisch pluralistisch... more...

  • "Erinnern führt ins Innere?by Simone Christina Nicklas; Stefan h.c.Dr.Dr.Prof. Neuhaus

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.21

    Welche Auswirkungen haben Erinnerungen auf unsere Identität? Wie beeinflusst die Identität die eigenen Erinnerungen, die im mündlichen und schriftlichen Erzählen weitergetragen werden? Und wie werden Erinnerungen zu literarischen Geschichten? Am Beispiel des deutschen Gegenwartsautors Uwe Timm widmet sich Simone Christina Nicklas diesen Fragen. Unter... more...

  • Transformations of Knowledge in Dutch Expansionby Susanne Friedrich; Arndt Brendecke; Stefan Ehrenpreis

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    In the 17th and 18th centuries, people, objects, and texts travelled around the world aboard Dutch ships. This book explores how these circulations transformed the knowledge in Asian and European societies. It focuses on epistemic changes in historiography, geography, religion, philosophy as well as in everyday life. Emphasizing transformations,... more...

  • Poiesis des ?Sozialen?by Urs Büttner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Around 1800, the ?social? world achieved a new status as a subject area in its own right. Since then, different poetics of the ?social? have made claims about ways of shaping human interaction through art.This study focuses on the epistemological prerequisites and the processes of formation of one of the first manifestations of the poetics... more...

  • Leben Fibels, des Verfassers der Bienrodischen Fibel, 1by Alexander Kluger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The Life of Fibel has become the subject of increasing scholarly interest in recent years. At the threshold of Jean Paul?s late works, it explores the potential of the unfinished and also reflects as virtually no other text on the nature of writing. For the first time, this new historical-critical edition presents this novel in its historical... more...

  • Altes Reich und Neue Dichtungby Markus Hien

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study explores German literary figures? reflections on theempire from the Enlightenment to the Romantic era. It helps shed light on a central theme often overlooked in the gaps between disciplines. The Holy Roman Empire never became a quantité négligeable for writers like Wieland, Herder, Schiller, and Goethe, nor for Jean Paul,... more...