German literature

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The Great War and Modern Memory

The year 2000 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Great War and Modern...

A Doll's House

When A Doll's House was first published in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the...

The Cambridge Companion to Walter Benjamin

This Companion offers a comprehensive introduction to the thought of the highly influential...

Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

Considered one of most significant literary figures of his era, Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke...

The Cambridge Companion to Kafka

Offers a rounded contemporary appraisal of Central Europe's most distinctive Modernist.

Letters to a Young Poet

The ten letters collected here are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of our century....

Hedda Gabler: A Play in Four Acts

Hedda Gabler

A Play in Four Acts

Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse and 1 more...

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite...

The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America

The Vinland Sagas

The Norse Discovery of America


One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of...

Autobiography of Goethe: Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

Autobiography of Goethe

Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life


In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German...

German Literature: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2008)

German writers, be it Goethe, Nietzsche, Marx, Brecht or Mann, have had a profound influence on the...