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  • Minnesangs Wendeby Hugo Kuhn

    De Gruyter 1967; US$ 133.00

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  • Raptorsby Toon Tellegen; Judith Wilkinson

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 20.95

    With tragicomic bravado and psychological insight, this collection paints a turbulent portrait of a father and his family, creating a poetic sequence that has the scope of a novel and stretches the sense of what is possible in poetry. Each poem is presented as an improvisation on the theme of the father, forming a picture of a family held hostage... more...

  • Anleitung zur deutschen Poeterey. Poetby Augustus Buchner; Marian Szyrocki

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 133.00

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  • A Literary History of the Low Countriesby Theo Hermans

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 58.33

    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 Ba▀ler

    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...

  • Duke of Egyptby Margriet De Moor; Paul Vincent

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    Young, flame-haired Lucie raises horses on her father's farm. One summer day, she meets a dark, handsome stranger, Joseph, and it is love at first sight. But their union is as improbable as their love is deep. For Joseph is a wanderer, a full-blooded Gypsy, a man for whom all Europe is a stomping ground. Despite their cultural differences, they marry,... more...

  • Reformpoetikby Stefanie Stockhorst

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The obvious gaps in standardisation in German baroque poetics are partially filled by poetological prefaces. Despite this, however, taught genre norms remain quite tentative. This absence of binding norms affords an artistic latitude, the significance of which has hitherto been underestimated. The study provides a systematic analysis of the theoretical... more...

  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    The book contains studies in the exchange relationship between literary and academic discourse, with an emphasis on the period from approx. 1750 to approx. 1830. The authors dealt with include F. A. Wolf, J. G. Herder, F. Schlegel, Achim v. Arnim, the Brothers Grimm and Goethe. The focal point is the question of how literature reacts to becoming the... more...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Krisen-Dichtungby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Barock-Humanismus: Liebeslyrikby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 154.00

    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...