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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...

  • Salamander Sun and other poemsby Pia Tafdrup; David McDuff

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.97

    ?Pia Tafdrup is one of Denmark's leading poets. She has received the Nordic Literature Prize ? Scandinavia's most prestigious literary award ? and the Swedish Academy's Nordic Prize. This new translation of her work combines two recent collections, The Migrant Bird's Compass and Salamander Sun, which comprise the third and fourth parts of a quartet... more...

  • Tarkovsky's Horses and other poemsby Pia Tafdrup; David McDuff

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05

    ?Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation. Pia Tafdrup is one of Denmark's leading poets, the winner of the Nordic Prize ? Scandinavia's most prestigious literary award ? for her collection Queen's Gate, published in English by Bloodaxe in 2001. This new translation of her work combines two recent collections, The Whales in Paris and Tarkovsky's... 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...

  • Poetiken der Gegenwartby Silke Horstkotte; Leonhard Herrmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Der Präsensromanby Armen Avanessian; Anke Hennig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Kierkegaard's Writing, III, Part Iby Søren Kierkegaard; Howard V. Hong; Edna H. Hong

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Søren Kierkegaard, the nineteenth-century Danish philosopher rediscovered in the twentieth century, is a major influence in contemporary philosophy, religion, and literature. He regarded Either/Or as the beginning of his authorship, although he had published two earlier works on Hans Christian Andersen and irony. The pseudonymous volumes of Either/Or... more...

  • Kierkegaard's Writings IV, Part IIby Søren Kierkegaard; Howard V. Hong; Edna H. Hong

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Søren Kierkegaard, the nineteenth-century Danish philosopher rediscovered in the twentieth century, is a major influence in contemporary philosophy, religion, and literature. He regarded Either/Or as the beginning of his authorship, although he had published two earlier works on Hans Christian Andersen and irony. The pseudonymous volumes of Either/Or... more...

  • The German Student Movement and the Literary Imaginationby Susanne Rinner

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    Through a close reading of novels by Ulrike Kolb, Irmtraud Morgner, Emine Sevgi Özdamar, Bernhard Schlink, Peter Schneider, and Uwe Timm, this book traces the cultural memory of the 1960s student movement in German fiction, revealing layers of remembering and forgetting that go beyond conventional boundaries of time and space. These novels engage... more...

  • "Meine Gefängnisse": Tagebücher 1943 - 1945by Emil Alphons Rheinhardt; Dominique Lassaigne; Uta Schwarz; Jean-Louis Georget

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Vienna-born writer Emil Alphons Rheinhardt (1889?1945) was was arrested in France in 1943 and then deported to Dachau concentration camp, where he died shortly before the liberation. Rheinhardt?s notes from the Gestapo prisons bear witness to a long-forgotten humanist who believed in the peacemaking power of culture. more...