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  • Die Gestalt des Unsichtbarenby Katharina Silke Philipowski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 133.00

    How can one narrate intangible aspects of a character, such as a person?s inner life? Often the concreteness that is lacking in the inner world is communicated through symbols or allegory. But despite literature?s focus on the inner life, the models and concepts of scholastic anthropology were not applied.This study seeks to explain why... more...

  • Disziplinäre Dichtungby Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    With the onset of modernity, the study of poetry emerged as a legitimate academic discipline. Conversely, authors became connected to a specialized discipline that organized and expanded knowledge about German literature. For the first time, the studies in this volume systematically discuss this connection using the philological practice... more...

  • Deutsche Legendenby Lars-Broder Keil; Sven Felix Kellerhoff

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 4.72

    Die deutsche Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts, die von zwei Weltkriegen und mehreren politischen Umbrüchen geprägt ist, bietet viel Stoff für Legenden. Gerade wenn die historischen Tatsachen kompliziert sind, fallen simple Antworten auf fruchtbaren Boden. Wenn es auch noch um geschichtliche Wendepunkte geht, gestaltet sich die Auseinandersetzung um... more...

  • Deutsche Literaturby Peter Nusser

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.58

    Peter Nusser gibt einen Überblick über die deutsche Literatur von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Er setzt die Literaturgeschichte in Beziehung zur Sozial-, Kultur- und Ideengeschichte und geht der Frage nach, inwieweit literarische Texte am Aufbau von Wertvorstellungen und Verhaltensnormen beteiligt sind. Neben dem Kanon der so genannten Hochliteratur... more...

  • Wirdig - Wolby Wilhelm Kosch

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 377.00

    The Dictionary of German Literature is one of the best-known and most comprehensive and reliable works of reference on German literature. It spans a period from the Early Middle Ages to most recent times. Vol. 34 includes articles on Johann Georg August Wirth and Heinrich Wittenwiler. The notion of 'literature' is defined very broadly,... more...

  • Revisionen des Mythosby Clemens Heydenreich

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Job has inspired German literature like no other Old Testament figure. This volume looks at variants of the story of Job, reading the Book of Job as a meta-myth about literature that has symbolized mastery of contingent fate. Each of the Job texts from the 12 th through the 20 th centuries offers us a contemporary answer to the question:... more...

  • Encyclopedia of German Literatureby Matthias Konzett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 425.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aesthetic Laurie Ruth Johnson

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 72.00

    Aesthetic Anxiety analyzes uncanny repetition in psychology, literature, philosophy, and film, and produces a new narrative about the centrality of aesthetics in modern subjectivity. The often horrible, but sometimes also enjoyable, experience of anxiety can be an aesthetic mode as well as a psychological state. Johnson?s elucidation of that state... more...

  • Der Narziss Peer Gyntby Brigitte Fochler

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02

    Hauptbeschreibung Der "Narziss Peer Gynt" widmet sich einem Aspekt von Henrik Ibsens Peer Gynt, der bisher in der deutschsprachigen Literatur kaum behandelt wurde. Der Fokus dieser Arbeit liegt auf der psychologischen Dimension Peer Gynts, die sich einerseits aus den Parallelen von Ibsens und Peers Leben, andererseits aus Ibsens Persönlichkeitsveränderung... more...

  • The Nobel Novelist Knut Hamsun During the Nazi Occupation of Norwayby Marie Hamsun; Elmer T. Magnuson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    This is Marie Hamsun's personal narrative from the years 1940-1952, i.e. from the invasion and occupation of Norway until the death of Knut Hamsun. She illuminates personal, psychological, and political facets of Knut Hamsun's character and traces the roots of his deep-seated Germanophilia and Anglophobia, respectively. Her insights are based... more...