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  • 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 Wilhem 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...

  • 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$ 140.00

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Deutsche Literaturby Peter Nusser

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 87.83

    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...

  • Metzler Literatur Chronikby Volker Meid

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 27.41

    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...

  • 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...