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  • The Symbolist Movement in Literatureby Arthur Symons; Matthew Creasy

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 23.99

    First published in 1899 , The Symbolist Movement in Literature was a highly influential work of criticism and introduced the French Symbolists to an Anglophone readership. Arthur Symons?s interest in writers such as Verlaine and Mallarmé puts him at the heart of contemporary debates about Decadence and Symbolism in fin-de-siècle literature, but... more...

  • Topographien der Kindheitby Caroline Roeder

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 66.00

    The places and spaces of childhood and youth are remembered and imagined in literary and media presentations. The current topographical studies open up new prospects for the spatial exploration of these childhood landscapes. The articles in this volume survey this basic research terrain, investigating child and adolescent spatial structures from literary,... more...

  • Tragik der Freiheitby Thomas Assheuer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 46.00

    Botho Strauß macht aus seinen politischen Vorlieben kein Geheimnis: Der Schriftsteller bekennt sich zur intellektuellen Rechten und verachtet die »Massenöffentlichkeit« der »Massendemokratie«. Dennoch lohnt ein zweiter Blick auf seine frühen Theater- und Prosastücke, denn diese handeln von einer seltsamen Paradoxie: Während in liberalen Gesellschaften... more...

  • Das Individuum im transkulturellen Raumby Kristina Lahl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 80.00

    Die Neuverortung des Individuums zwischen Nationalitäten, Kulturen, Religionen und politischen Ideologien ist das zentrale Thema der deutschböhmischen und deutschmährischen Literatur nach dem Zusammenbruch des Habsburgerreichs 1918. Kristina Lahl zeichnet mithilfe einer interdisziplinären Untersuchung der historischen und sozialen Situation, einschlägiger... more...

  • Das öffentliche Ichby Vincent Kaufmann; Ulrich Schmid; Dieter Thomä

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00

    The ego, i.e., the self identity, has always constituted a central category of interpretation in the humanities and social sciences. Over the course of the technological revolution, the conditions for the formation of the ego and I-presentation have changed fundamentally. The contributions to this volume show that the ego has adapted to the size of... more...

  • Pointed Encountersby Anne McKee Stapleton

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 59.00

    Pointed Encounters establishes the literary significance of representations of dance in poetry, song, dance manuals, and fiction written between 1750 and 1830. Presenting original readings of canonical texts and fresh readings of neglected but significant literary works, this book traces the complicated role of social dancing in Scottish culture and... more...

  • Literary Exiles from Nazi Germanyby Johannes F. Evelein

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    Captures the learning process of Nazi-era literary exiles following in the footsteps of legendary literary exemplars of exile. more...

  • Goethe and the Poets of Arabiaby Katharina Mommsen; Michael M. Metzger

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    A comprehensive account of Goethe's relationship to Arabian culture, mediated by his interest in certain poets and texts and by his highly nuanced attitude toward Islam. more...

  • Henry James and the Culture of Consumptionby Miranda El-Rayess

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book focuses on Henry James's engagement with the fast-developing consumer culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. more...

  • Fatherhood, Authority, and British Reading Culture, 1831-1907by Melissa Shields Jenkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    In analyzing the evolution of patriarchal authority in nineteenth-century culture, Melissa Shields Jenkins argues that Victorian novelists found new models within non-narrative forms such as conduct books, biography, religious manuals, political speeches and professional writing in the fields of history and science. Jenkins’s book contributes... more...