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  • Epos Zeitgeschichteby Johannes Hürter; Jürgen Zarusky

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 28.00

    Geschichte muss erzählt werden. Wo dies nicht geschieht, wird sie zur stummen Last für den Menschen, und er verliert seine Orientierung in der Zeit. Das gilt ganz besonders für die Zeitgeschichte, deren Einflüsse die Gegenwart unmittelbar prägen. Seit 50 Jahren trägt die Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte zum großen "Epos Zeitgeschichte"... more...

  • Tarkovsky's Horses and other poemsby Pia Tafdrup

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    ?Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation. Pia Tafdrup is one of Denmark's leading poets, the winner of the Nordic Prize - Scandinavia's most prestigious literary award - for her collection Queen's Gate, published in English by Bloodaxe in 2001. This new translation of her work combines two recent collections, The Whales in Paris and Tarkovsky's... more...

  • Benny Andersen: Selected Poemsby Benny Andersen; Alexander Taylor

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Benny Andersen, currently Denmark's most popular poet, is virtually unknown in the United States. He is a poet of remarkable versatility, whose voices range from reflective to whimsical. His imagery is original and often surprising; his humor is delightful. To introduce Benny Andersen to English readers, Alexander Taylor has worked with the poet,... more...

  • Contemporary German Fictionby Stuart Taberner

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 25.00

    These accessible and informative essays explore the central themes and contexts of the best writers working in Germany today. more...

  • Deutschsprachige Romane der klassischen Moderneby Matthias Luserke-Jaqui; Monika Lippke

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 114.99

    Der deutschsprachige Roman der Klassischen Moderne (ca. 1890 - 1933) bildet den Schwerpunkt dieses Handbuchs mit 22 fundierten Einzelinterpretationen. Das Kompendium zeigt an exemplarischen, durch die Wirkungsgeschichte oder die zeitgenössische Rezeption nobilitierten Romanen aktuelle Interpretationsmöglichkeiten auf und stellt die Texte... more...

  • Visionen dichterischen 'Mündigwerdens'by Susan Nurmi-Schomers

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    In dieser Studie dient die Auseinandersetzung mit teils kanonisierten, teils vernachlässigten Texten der klassischen Moderne dem Ausloten einer als ‚visionär' zu erkennenden poetologischen Tradition, die einerseits auf Elemente einer idealistischen Erinnerungspoetik zu rekurrieren, andererseits sich erst unter den veränderten Vorzeichen neuer... more...

  • Germans Going Globalby Anke S. Biendarra

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 103.99

    The series publishes monographs and edited volumes that showcase significant scholarly work at the various intersections that currently motivate interdisciplinary inquiry in German cultural studies. Topics span all periods of German and German-speaking lands and cultures from the local to the global, with a special focus on demonstrating... more...

  • Poetiken der Gegenwartby Silke Horstkotte; Leonhard Herrmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 114.99

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • The German Student Movement and the Literary Imaginationby Susanne Rinner

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 27.95

    Through a close reading of novels by Ulrike Kolb, Irmtraud Morgner, Emine Sevgi Özdamar, Bernhard Schlink, Peter Schneider, and Uwe Timm, this book traces the cultural memory of the 1960s student movement in German fiction, revealing layers of remembering and forgetting that go beyond conventional boundaries of time and space. These novels engage... more...

  • The Fairy Tale of My Lifeby Hans Christain Anderson; Naomi Lewis; a renowned Andersen scholar; lives in London

    Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    Danish poet and novelist Hans Christian Andersen is best known for the dozens of fairy tales he wrote. more...