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  • Literarischer Stilby Elizabeth Andersen; Ricarda Bauschke-Hartung; Silvia Reuvekamp

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27

    The issue of ?style? has thus far played a minor role in the intensive debates regarding the historical poetics of medieval vernacular literature, even though it is such a critical element in the linguistic form of literary self-consciousness. The essays in this volume examine the phenomenology of linguistic form as an intrinsic element... more...

  • Good Humor, Bad Tasteby Giselinde Kuipers

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 44.87

    This is an updated edition of Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke , published in 2006. Using a combination of interview materials, survey data, and historical materials, it explores the relationship between humor and gender, age, social class, and national differences in the Netherlands and the United States. This edition includes... more...

  • Dichtungen der letzten Wanderjahre 1721-1723by Reiner Bölhoff

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    This volume presents 196 poems, letters, and drafts dating from the final 21 months of Günther?s life. During this time, Günther wrote new derisive verses, panegyrics, and wedding verses; spiritual poems for a devotional setting; and his well-known self-justification letter to his father. Despite illness and exhaustion, Günther was able... more...

  • Antikenkonfigurationen in der deutschsprachigen Lyrik nach 1990by Aniela Knoblich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    Homer, Sappho, Horace, Catullus, and other authors of antiquity have enjoyed a rebirth in German-speaking lyric poetry since the 1990s. Examining the work of four particularly notable poets ? Durs Grünbein, Thomas Kling, Barbara Köhler, and Raoul Schrott ? this book illuminates how classical antiquity is presented anew in contemporary... more...

  • Philologie der Poesieby Christoph König

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 95.42

    Literaturwissenschaftler und Dichter stehen einander als Fremde nah. Die Nähe verdankt sich der Literatur, die Fremdheit ergibt sich aus dem unterschiedlichen Verhältnis zur Produktivität. Das Buch widmet sich u. a. Goethe, Friedrich Schlegel, Lönnrot, Hofmannsthal und Szondi. Es analysiert die Gründe der fremden Nähe und skizziert eine... more...

  • Concerning the Atlas of Scotlandby Tom Pow

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65

    Tom Pow spent six months as writer in residence at the National Library of Scotland Map Library in Edinburgh. He was so inspired by the collection that they hold and by the stories that they tell that he wrote a collection of poetry based on that experience. Published by Polygon but with input from the National Library and illustrated with details... more...

  • The Inspectorby Richard Nelson; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; Nikolai Gogol

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 15.99

    A new series translating the major works of Russian drama. more...

  • Alchemie und Poesieby Joachim Telle; Didier Kahn; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 213.36

    The studies presented in ?Alchemy and Poetry? constitute an 'alchemical Parnassus' without parallel in the historiography of literature in the German language. This work documents for the first time a subset of early-modern points of intersection between natural history and poetry. Its position as a foundational work is assured by approx.... more...

  • Entsagung und Routinesby Moritz Baßler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    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... more...

  • Nachkriegsmoderneby Fabian Lampart

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    This volume examines German poetry from 1945 to 1960 with a focus on how the literary life of the post-war years renegotiated the construction of modernity. At the heart of the work are exemplary studies about Benn, Brecht, Eich, Huchel, Krolow, Celan, Bachmann, Rühmkorf, and Enzensberger. The book challenges the view that there was rapid... more...