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  • Caspar Brülow (1585-1627) und das Straßburger Akademietheaterby Michael Hanstein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    Caspar Brülow (1585?1627) ranks among the most important dramatists working at the influential school stage of the Strasbourg Academy. This first-ever monograph about Brülow examines his life and work, paying particular attention to its historical motivation and content, intertextual connections, and Brülow?s discursive engagement with his environment.... more...

  • The Latin Poetry of English Poets (Routledge Revivals)by J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor ? all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost unexplored body of Neo-Latin literature which appealed... more...

  • Die Dramen Jacob Lochers und die frühe Humanistenbühne im süddeutschen Raumby Cora Dietl

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 224.00

    The dramatic works of Jacob Locher (1471-1528) have largely fallen into oblivion. Introduced here in chronological order, they are set within their cultural contexts. In 1495, Jacob Locher was the first German author to stage a tragedy on the classical model. His stage presentations of contemporary events placed the theatre as a means of influencing... more...

  • Mythologie und Alchemie in der Lehrepik des frühen 17. Jahrhundertsby Thomas Reiser

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Chryseidos Libri III, the Latin didactic poem on alchemy by the Strasbourg physician, alchemist and pharmacist Johannes Nicolaus Furichius (1602?1633) is published in an annotated edition and translation. In a fantastic travelogue which contains retold myths from antiquity, this book describes the transformation of metals. The poet?s accompanying notes... more...

  • 1624-1631by Martin Opitz; Robert Seidel; Veronika Marschall; Hans-Gert Roloff; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 349.00

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639), poet, literary reformer, diplomat and cultural politician, is known as the ?Father of German Poetry?. As an important representative of Late European Humanism he did in fact write a large proportion of his works in Latin, a fact of which hitherto little account has been taken. The present edition publishes all his Latin texts,... more...

  • Der Jedermann im 16. Jahrhundertby Raphael Dammer; Benedikt Jeßing

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    This work presents, for the first time together, two early modern everyman plays in which the radical changes of the Reformation era are reflected- a distinctive excerpt from a history of subject matter that reaches from the late antiquity to Hofmannsthal and further to Philip Roth. The introduction, translation and commentary make the works available... more...

  • Späthumanismus in Schlesienby Robert Seidel

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Sp Thumanismus in Schlesien: Caspar Dornau (1577-1631). Leben Und Werk. more...

  • The Harmonious Organ of Sedulius Scottusby Michael C. Sloan

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    This book introduces and translates Sedulius Scottus? Prologue to his Collectaneum in Apostolum and his commentaries on Galatians and Ephesians. The introduction outlines the historical context of composition, identifies Sedulius? literary model - Servius, explains pertinent philological and stylistic issues of Sedulius? Latin, explores his use of... more...

  • 1614?1624by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 335.00

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639), poet, literary reformer, diplomat and cultural politician, is known as the "Father of German Poetry". As an important representative of Late European Humanism he did in fact write a large proportion of his works in Latin, a fact of which hitherto little account has been taken. The present edition publishes all his Latin texts,... more...

  • Das lateinische Drama der Frühen Neuzeitby Robert Seidel; Reinhold F. Glei

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    The Early Modern Age (15th?18th cents) saw the appearance of a vast number of Latin plays. The papers collected in this volume analyse exemplars of individual dramas or complexes of dramas to provide insights into the fundamental structures of the genre, but also into differences determined by history, denomination and function. Attention is also paid... more...