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  • Good Humor, Bad Tasteby Giselinde Kuipers

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    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$ 405.00

    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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Wissenstransfer und Auctoritas in der frühneuzeitlichen niederländischsprachigen Literaturby Bettina Noak

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 35.16

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Bettina Noak arbeitet als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie der FU Berlin.   Reihe Berliner Mittelalter- und Frühneuzeitforschung - Band 019 more...

  • Philologie der Poesieby Christoph König

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Literary scholars and poets are like intimate strangers. They owe their closeness to literature and their alienation to their different relationship to productivity. This book examines Goethe, Friedrich Schlegel, Lönnrot, Hofmannstahl, and Szondi, among others. It analyzes the reasons for this alienated closeness and describes a tradition... more...

  • Geordnete Spontaneitätby Jan Oliver Jost-Fritz

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 40.39

    Die Lyrik Achim von Arnims ist immer noch das Stiefkind der sonst recht regen Diskussion um Arnim im Besonderen und die Romantik im Allgemeinen. Seine Abwesenheit im Kanon romantischer Lyrik, eine nicht immer glücklich verlaufene Editionsgeschichte, aber auch der bisweilen etwas spröde Charakter vieler Gedichte selbst standen einer ausführlichen Auseinandersetzung... 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...

  • Handbuch Niederländischby Jelle Stegeman

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 147.14

    Wie entstand die niederländische Sprache? Ist Afrikaans eine Variante des Holländischen? Jelle Stegeman berührt in seiner reich dokumentierten Geschichte der niederländischen Sprachkultur eine Vielzahl solcher Fragestellungen und untersucht das Niederländische in seinem jeweiligen politischen, sozio-ökonomischen und kulturellen Kontext von den Anfängen... more...

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

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 15.95

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

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    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...