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  • Benny Andersenby Benny Andersen; Alexander Taylor

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Benny Andersen, currently Denmark's most popular poet, is virtually unknown in the United States. He is a poet of remarkable versatility, whose voices range from reflective to whimsical. His imagery is original and often surprising; his humor is delightful. To introduce Benny Andersen to English readers, Alexander Taylor has worked with the poet,... more...

  • Stories and Talesby Hans Christian Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95

    A true classic of Western literature, Stories and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, arguably the most notable children's writer of all, has delighted young and old for generations. This unique collection was first translated for George Routledge over 130 years ago. Completely reset, but preserving the original, beautiful illustrations by A.W. Bayes,... more...

  • The True Story of My Lifeby Hans Christian Andersen; Mary Howitt

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.95

    From the translator: No literary labor is more delightful to me than translating the beautiful thoughts and fancies of Hans Christian Andersen. My heart is in the work, and I feel as if my spirit were kindred to his; just as our Saxon English seems to me eminently fitted to give the simple, pure, and noble sentiments of the Danish mind. This True Story... more...

  • The Fairy Tale of My Lifeby Hans Christain Anderson; Naomi Lewis; a renowned Andersen scholar; lives in London

    Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    Danish poet and novelist Hans Christian Andersen is best known for the dozens of fairy tales he wrote. more...

  • Der Präsensromanby Armen Avanessian; Anke Hennig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 108.82

    This minutely detailed examination of a supposedly small grammatical detail, the use of the present tense, opens up new perspectives on a founding myth of the aesthetics of modernity: the longing for presence. This collection approaches the issue by documenting how the present tense became dominant in the 20th century novel. The authors... more...

  • Germans Going Globalby Anke S. Biendarra

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.71

    This study examines the impact of globalization on Germany?s literary field. It investigates how German-language writers born between 1955 and 1975 respond to the pressures of globalizing factors, and how these influence notions of authorship. The literary marketplace, constructions of authorship, and fictional texts from the late 1990s... more...

  • Detectives, Dystopias, and Poplitby Bruce B. Campbell; Alison Guenther-Pal; Vibeke Rützou Petersen

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    The first broad treatment of German genre fiction, containing innovative new essays on a variety of genres and foregrounding concerns of gender, environmentalism, and memory. more...

  • Sanselig senmiddelalderby Pil Dahlerup

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 41.72

    Vejen til Gud går gennem sanserne, mente man i middelalderen. Gud er ren ånd og må formidles gennem alt det konkrete, man kan høre, se, lugte, føle og smage. I højmiddelalderen (ca. 1100-1350) oplevede man det guddommelige gennem himmelstræbende fænomener som katedralerne. I senmiddelalderen (ca. 1350-1520) fandt man det guddommelige i det jordnære,... more...

  • Madsens meditationerby Lars Green Dall

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 34.88

    Svend Åge Madsens forfatterskab er stort, skævt, skarpsindigt, sjovt - og svimlende. Lige siden debuten i 1962 har Svend Åge Madsen spillet sin helt egen rolle i dansk litteratur; han er på én og samme tid filosofisk filur og sprælsk sprogekvilibrist.Madsens meditationer er en vidtfavnende - og omkringfarende - præsentation og læsning af Svend Åge... more...

  • Poetiken der Gegenwartby Silke Horstkotte; Leonhard Herrmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 130.59

    Novels of the 21st century address contemporary issues and concerns in diverse ways. Is there a way to characterize their modernity from a poetological perspective? The essays collected in this volume systematically explore both explicit and implicit poetologies in German-language narrative literature since the turn of the century. Their... more...