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  • Lyrik (Minnesang - Sangspruch - Meistergesang) und Dramatikby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 377.00

    Volume 4 contains articles on all secular lyric forms of medieval literature, from the beginnings in 12th century up to the late forms of Meistergesang. References illuminate the lyric forms in the religious writings in volumes 1 and 2. The emerging dramatic forms of medieval literature are also covered, including numerous references to... more...

  • Satire and Society in Wilhelmine Germanyby Ann Taylor Allen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II was a transitional period in German history when the traditions of the nineteenth century were coming into conflict with the emerging cultural, social, and political patterns of the twentieth century. The resulting tensions were clearly reflected in the period's leading satirical journals, Kladderadatsch and Simplicissimus... more...

  • Ägyptomanie und Orientalismusby Abbas Amin

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Examining the image of Egypt portrayed in German travelogues, this study illuminates the history of Germany?s reception of Egypt. It makes a contribution to research on travel literature and foreignness and reveals the shift that occurred in perceptions of Egypt, which were shaped by Egyptomania to Orientalism. Ultimately, it proposes... more...

  • Zeitung für Einsiedlerby Ludwig Achim von Arnim; Renate Moering

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    The ?Zeitung für Einsiedler? was one of the most original periodicals produced by German Romanticism. It was published by Achim von Arnim, who deliberately launched the paper without daily news stories as a kind of anthology. This intention was gradually overtaken by a literary feud with the translator of Homer and classicist Johann Heinrich... more...

  • German Literature Through Nazi Eyes (RLE Responding to Fascism)by G H Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    The influence of Nazism on German culture was a key concern for many Anglo-American writers, who struggled to reconcile the many contributions of Germany to European civilization, with the barbarity of the new regime. In German Literature Through Nazi Eyes , H.G. Atkins gives an account of how the Nazis undertook a re-evaluation of German literature,... more...

  • Die Karlamagnús-Saga I und ihre altfranzösische Vorlageby Gustav Adolf Beckmann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    The 13th century  Old Norse Karlamagnús-Saga, a monumental biography of Charlemagne from translated and adapted French Caroline epics such as the Chanson de Roland, is a fascinating example of intensive reception at a distance. Its first branch appears to pre-empt the whole in a compressed form, and has thus been puzzling scholars for more... more...

  • A History of German Literatureby Wolfgang Beutin; Klaus Ehlert; Wolfgang Emmerich; Helmut Hoffacker; Bernd Lutz; Volker Meid; Ralf Schnell; Peter Stein; Inge Stephan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Since the appearance of its first edition in Germany in 1979, A History of German Literature has established itself as a classic work used by students and anyone interested in German literature. The volume chronologically traces the development of German literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Throughout this chronology, literary developments... more...

  • The Ends of Satireby Daniel Bowles

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    How are we to think of satire if it has ceased to exist as a discrete genre? This study proposes a novel solution, understanding the satiric in the postwar era as a set of writing practices: figures of inversion, myth-making, and citation. By showing how writers and theorists alike deploy these devices in new contexts, this book reexamines... more...

  • Literarische Deutschlandreisen nach 1989by Leslie Brückner; Christopher Meid; Christine Rühling

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Travelogues and travel novels about Germany were published in large numbers after 1989. This volume contains essays on authors such as Büscher, Herrndorf, and Kratch, providing a systematic and contextualized treatment of this body of literature. It thus makes an innovative contribution to research on travel literature and to discourse... 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... more...