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  • Der öffentliche Vaterby Claudia Nitschke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    From the time it emerged in the 18th century until its collapse in the 20th century, the model of the bourgeois father held a central place in politics and literature. For the first time, the present study systematically examines the history of this construct with a focus on the interplay between the mechanisms of paternal authority and the emotionalization... more...

  • Disziplinäre Dichtungby Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    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 and poetology... more...

  • Aesthetic Anxietyby 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 a 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...

  • Orientierung durch volkssprachige Schriftlichkeitby Johannes Janota

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 70.00

    This volume is a continuation of the »History of German Literature from its Beginnings to the Early Modern Age« edited by Joachim Heinzle. For the first time in the history of the subject, this monograph provides a unified and detailed description of German literature in the 14th century. With a view to tracing ongoing traditions and literary innovations... more...

  • Die Anfänge: Versuche volkssprachlicher Schriftlichkeit im frühen Mittelalter (ca. 700-1050/60)by Wolfgang Haubrichs

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 42.00

    Die deutsche volkssprachige Literatur des frühen Mittelalters beginnt unscheinbar: von kargen Glossierungen des frühen 8. Jahrhunderts schwingt sie sich über Wörterbücher und Übersetzungen geistlicher Texte empor zu den dramatischen Schöpfungen des »Hildebrandsliedes« und des »Ludwigsliedes«, zu den inspirierten Evangeliaden des altsächsischen »Heliands«... more...

  • Auf dem Weg in die Moderneby Roswitha Burwick; Lorely French; Ivett Rita Guntersdorfer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This work presents a collection of essays about German and Austrian literature and culture from the 18th century to the present. It situates texts, films, and artworks in their historical, social, philosophical, and psychological contexts, thus tracing diverse pathways to modernity from an interdisciplinary perspective. A focus is placed on the complex... more...

  • Cabins in Modern Norwegian Literatureby Ellen Rees

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 69.99

    Vacation cabins are ubiquitous in Norway, with roughly half the population using them on a regular basis. Through analysis of literary representations of cabins, this book demonstrates that while one tends to think of cabin culture as essentially unchanging over a long span of time, it has in fact changed dramatically over the past two centuries,... more...

  • Metzler Literatur Chronikby Volker Meid

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 32.78

    Die deutschsprachige Literatur in 1.500 Werken. Was ist charakteristisch für die Gedichte Grünbeins? Wo wurde Hauptmanns 'Vor Sonnenaufgang' uraufgeführt? Informationen zu diesen und anderen Fragen, zu Quellen, Themen und Wirkung liefert die bewährte 'Metzler Literatur Chronik'. Die 3. Auflage ist um 40 neue Werke erweitert und auf dem neuesten Stand.... more...

  • Der Narziss Peer Gyntby Brigitte Fochler

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 52.29

    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...