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  • Revisionen des Mythosby Clemens Heydenreich

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 87.04

    Hiob hat die deutsche Literatur inspiriert wie keine andere Figur des Alten Testaments. Der Band nimmt die Varianten der Geschichte in den Blick. Das Hiobbuch wird als Meta-Mythos über die Literatur gelesen, der als Mittel zur Kontingenzbewältigung dient. Die Hiobtexte vom 12. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert sind jeweils zeitaktuelle Antworten... more...

  • Ibsenby Janko Lavrin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the other. The author also explores some of those factors... 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...

  • The Ends of Satireby Daniel Bowles

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 103.37

    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...

  • 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...

  • Wirdig - Wolby Wilhelm Kosch

    De Gruyter 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Vertextung der Weltby Johannes Görbert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.71

    This study examines the literary presentation of research expeditions, comparing the works of Forster, von Humboldt, and Chamisso. The 1 st part looks at third-party portrayals of expeditionary goals, while the 2 nd part focuses on the natural scientists? own presentations. In addition to facilitating new perspectives on texts that have... more...

  • Zeitung für Einsiedlerby Ludwig Achim von Arnim; Renate Moering

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 292.87

    Die ?Zeitung für Einsiedler? ist eine der originellsten Zeitschriften der deutschen Romantik. Herausgeber war Achim von Arnim, der das Blatt bewusst ohne Tagesneuigkeiten zunächst als eine Art Anthologie begann. Dieser Charakter wurde immer mehr durch eine Literaturfehde mit dem Homer-Übersetzer Johann Heinrich Voß und dem ?Morgenblatt?... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 97.93

    Der Sammelband erschließt das Feld literarischer Deutschlandreisen, die nach 1989 in großer Zahl erschienen sind. Die Beiträge über Autoren wie Büscher, Herrndorf oder Kracht systematisieren und kontextualisieren dieses Korpus. Der Band leistet damit einen innovativen Beitrag zur Reiseliteraturforschung wie auch zu den Debatten über Identitätskonstruktionen... more...