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  • Benny Andersenby Benny Andersen; Alexander Taylor

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    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

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 18.99

    ?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

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    ?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; Not Available

    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

    Worin zeigt sich die Aktualität von Gegenwartsliteratur ­­­und wie kann die Literaturwissenschaft hermeneutisch auf sie zugreifen? Die hier versammelten Beiträge von renommierten wie von Nachwuchswissenschaftlern untersuchen explizite und immanente Poetologien deutschsprachiger Erzähltexte seit der Jahrtausendwende. Deutlich wird dabei:... more...

  • Der Präsensromanby Armen Avanessian; Anke Hennig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Der mikrologische Blick auf ein vermeintlich grammatisches Detail, die Verwendung des Tempus Präsens, eröffnet  neue Perspektiven auf einen Gründungsmythos der ästhetiktheoretischen Moderne: Das Verlangen nach Präsenz. Dem begegnet vorliegender  Sammelband, indem er die Eroberung des Präsens durch den Roman des 20. Jahrhunderts dokumentiert.... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    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$ 40.95

    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$ 27.95

    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

    During the 1930s the Vienna-born writer Emil Alphons Rheinhardt (1889?1945) lived in the town of Le Lavandou in the South France, where he made his house a hospitable meeting place for German-speaking literary exiles. In 1943, during the German occupation of France, Rheinhardt was arrested and then in 1944 deported to Dachau concentration... more...