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  • A 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...

  • Mythic Patterns in Ibsen’s Last Playsby Orley I. Holtan

    University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    Until recently critics have tended to regard Ibsen principally as a social dramatist, one who was concerned primarily with the political, social, and moral questions of his time. Radical though he was in the Victorian era, his ideas, with the passage o ti more...

  • Ibsen’s Dramaby Einar Haugen

    University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    “A dramatist for all seasons” Einar Haugen calls Henrik Ibsen in this series of lectures given in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Norwegian playwright’s birth. Using a modified version of the communications model developed by linguist Roman Jakobson more...

  • Neulektüren - New Readingsby Norbert Otto Eke; Gerhard P. Knapp

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00

    Die Einsicht in die Polyvalenz poetischer Texte zähmt die noch jeder Form diskursiver Analyse von Kunstwerken eigene Tendenz, Sinn und Bedeutung festzuschreiben. Im Spannungsfeld zwischen der anarchischen “Lust am Text“ (Roland Barthes) und der “Wut des Verstehens“ (Jochen Hörisch) behaupten sich die ‘Lektüren’,... more...

  • The Master Builder and Other Playsby Henrik Ibsen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.50

    The four plays in this volume, written late in Ibsen's career as a dramatist, move away from his earlier preoccupation with people at odds with society to instead explore the inward struggle with their own thoughts, feelings and dreams. The Master Builder (1892) depicts a powerful man whose illusions collapse in the face of a young woman's courageous... more...

  • Zeitung für Einsiedlerby Ludwig Achim von Arnim; Renate Moering

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Die historisch-kritische Ausgabe der Werke von Ludwig Achim von Arnim (1781–1831) erscheint in Zusammenarbeit mit der Klassik Stiftung Weimar und wird ca. 40 Bände umfassen. Ziel der HKA ist es, das bisher nicht umfassend kritisch erschlossene poetische, diskursive und epistolarische Werk des großen Romantikers und frühen Modernen, der... more...

  • Reformierte Morallehren und deutsche Literatur von Jean Barbeyrac bis Christoph Martin Wielandby Sandra Pott

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 154.00

    Als "innerweltliche Askese" beschrieb Max Weber die reformierte Religion und Lebensführung. Für deutsche und "frankophone" Texte (Lehrbücher, Essays, Periodika, Reden/Rededramen, philosophische Romane) des ausgehenden 17. und des 18. Jahrhunderts zeigt diese vergleichende, literatur- und denkgeschichtliche Untersuchung, daß die Beschreibung... more...

  • Ibsen auf der deutschen Bühneby Wilhelm Friese

    De Gruyter 1976; US$ 140.00

    In the history of modern theater Ibsen is one of the dominating figures. The sixteen chapters of this Companion explore his life and work. The plays are grouped and discussed chronologically; among the thematic topics are discussions of Ibsen's comedy, realism, lyric poetry and feminism. Substantial chapters account for Ibsen's influence on the international... more...

  • Humor, Satire, and Identityby Jill Twark

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    This is the first book in English to survey the Eastern German literary trend of employing humor and satire to come to terms with experiences in the German Democratic Republic and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. As sophisticated attempts to make sense of socialism’s failure and a difficult unification process, these contemporary texts help... more...

  • Die Gestalt des Unsichtbarenby Katharina Silke Philipowski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Wie (und wozu) die höfische Literatur von Körpern und Dingen erzählt, ist in den letzten Jahren ausführlich untersucht worden. Doch wie lässt sich von dem erzählen, was ‑ wie das Innere einer literarischen Figur ‑ ungegenständlich ist und sich mit der Sichtbarkeit auch einer mimetischen Darstellung entzieht (wie etwa Erinnerung, Reflexion... more...