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  • 2010/2011by Hermann Korte

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

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  • Raptorsby Toon Tellegen; Judith Wilkinson

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 18.89

    With the economy of proverbs and the psychological insight of a novel, Toon Tellegen?s acclaimed sequence Raptors depicts the dynamics of a family held hostage by the mood-swings and histrionics of a father, a figure both comic and terrifying, grotesque and pathetic. Tellegen?s mercurial imagination evokes the dark archetypes of European folklore... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works. Volume IV/1... more...

  • Lieder von 1848by Heidrun Kämper-Jensen

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 133.00

    Lieder Von 1848: Politische Sprache Einer Literarischen Gattung (Reihe Germanistische Linguistik). more...

  • Epigrammatisches Barockby Thomas Althaus

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 196.00

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  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00

    These volumes provide a comprehensive culture-historical survey of all the important German-speaking humanist poets of the 17th century. Each author is given a chapter to himself, comprising references to research, reception, and biography, as well as an overview of sacred and profane poetry, complete with analyses of representative works. Volume IV/1... more...

  • Sturm und Drang: Göttinger Hain und Grenzgängerby

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 182.00

    The verse of the young Goethe has generally been taken as paradigmatic for the poetry of the Sturm und Drang period. This has led to almost total neglect of the remarkable poetry by Lavater and Herder, Lenz and Stolberg, Karschin and Voss, Schubart's religious verse, and the poetical works of the young Schiller. The present volumes cast a new light... more...

  • Wissen in Literatur im 19. Jahrhundertby Friedrich Vollhardt; Lutz Danneberg; Jörg Schönert; Hartmut Böhme

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 182.00

    The theme of this volume, 'knowledge in literature', refers not to the way in which literature communicates cultural phenomena, events, and norms regulating or reflecting everyday action and behaviour. Instead, it focuses on the 'new knowledge' about nature and the human animal produced (or rejected) in individual branches of science and learning since... more...

  • A Literary History of the Low Countriesby Theo Hermans

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.95

    What was the written culture behind visual artists like Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Rubens? What made the historical novel in nineteenth-century Flanders so different from its counterpart in Holland? What was the literary impact of the huge colonial empires run by the Netherlands and Belgium? What role did Latin, French, and Frisian play in the literary... more...

  • Entsagung und Routinesby Moritz Baßler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Why do the narratives of Poetic Realism often culminate in renunciation? And how did this German literary epoch finally come to an end? Is there any unity in the numerous ?isms? that took its place around 1900? This volume seeks to answer these questions in terms of historical processes. Individual studies present a structural model of realistic narrative,... more...