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  • Lyrik (Minnesang - Sangspruch - Meistergesang) und Dramatikby

    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 the religious... 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 an Orientalism... more...

  • German Literature Through Nazi Eyes (Responding to Fascism Vol 10)by G H Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    In German Literature Through Nazi Eyes, H.G. Atkins gives an account of how the Nazis undertook a re-evaluation of German literature, making it sub-ordinate to their own interests. All reference to Jewish writers and influence was virtually eliminated, and key writers such as Goethe and Lessing were re-interpreted. What was left was a military history... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    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 than a century.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 on the construction... 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...

  • Edinburgh German Yearbook 8by Peter Davies; Andrea Hammel

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 75.00

    New perspectives on the relationship - or the perceived relationship - between the German language and the causes, nature, and legacy of National Socialism and the Shoah. more...

  • Herder und die Künsteby Elisabeth Décultot; Gerhard Lauer

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 50.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Johann Gottfried Herder spielt eine zentrale Rolle für die Entstehung der Ästhetik und der Kunstgeschichte, die beide zu den grundlegenden geistesgeschichtlichen Neuerungen des 18. Jahrhunderts gehören. Er war nicht nur ein aufmerksamer Leser und Kritiker der wichtigsten Autoren, die sich mit dieser Materie befassten, wie etwa Winckelmann,... more...

  • Henrik Ibsenby Michael Egan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...