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  • “But I Digress …”by Darrel Bristow-Bovey

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 10.00

    Gathered together for the first time, a selection from the columns and occasional writings of Darrel Bristow-Bovey. For the better part of this century and the worst part of the last, Darrel Bristow-Bovey has been making enemies, allies and occasional friends with his newspaper and magazine columns. Over a range of subjects, from television to sport... more...

  • The Beginnings of Scholarly Economic Journalismby Jürgen Backhaus

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 143.44

    This book examines two early German journals in economics, Der Österreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist) and Der Deutsche Volkswirt (The German Economist), which offered a kaleidoscope of many different ideas and concepts, from philosophy to politics. more...

  • Rhetorik der Empfindsamkeitby Antje Arnold

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    The series "QUELLEN UND FORSCHUNGEN ZUR LITERATUR- UND KULTURGESCHICHTE" (Sources and Research in the History of Literature and Culture), with a rich tradition stretching back to 1874, is an established feature among the renowned publications for German Literary Studies. Edited by Ernst Osterkamp and Werner Röcke at the Humboldt University... more...

  • Handbuch Minneredenby Jacob Klingner; Ludger Lieb

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 503.00

    Lesesprobe Leseprobe öffnen Das ‚Handbuch Minnereden‘ ist ein neues Arbeitsinstrument zur Erforschung einer der bedeutendsten literarischen Gattungen des deutschen Spätmittelalters. Etwa 600 sogenannte ‚Minnereden‘ sind überliefert. Diese Texte des 13.-16. Jahrhunderts führen thematisch den deutschen Minnesang weiter.... more...

  • Haunting Legaciesby Gabriele Schwab

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    From mass murder to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that extend far beyond the horrific moment. They engender trauma that echoes through later generations, for those on both sides of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads these legacies in a number of narratives, primarily through the writing of postwar Germans and... more...

  • Myth, Truth and Literatureby Colin Falck

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 37.00

    Hailed as a book that alters the way we think about literary theory, this now comes in a second edition. more...

  • Collision of Realitiesby Lars Schmeink; Astrid Böger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    Even though the fantastic (in its most inclusive definition) has been a part of our culture for as long as it exists, it has not been a prominent feature of European academic interest. With its inherent transgressive moment the fantastic allows for an ideal space of the cultural negotiation of political, social and physical boundaries,... more...

  • Plots of Warby Isabel Capeloa Gil; Adriana Martins

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Culture and conflict unavoidably go together. The very idea of culture is marked by the notion of difference and creative, i.e. conflictual, interaction that inevitably support the key themes of the study of culture such as identity and diversity, memory and trauma, the translation of cultures and globalization, dislocation and emplacement,... more...

  • Literarischer Primitivismusby Nicola Gess

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 114.99

    The book series Studies in the History of German Literature covers the whole spectrum of research into German literary history and comprises monographs and collected volumes on individual epochs from the close of the Middle Ages up to the present day. It presents contributions explicating central concepts from literary history and on individual... more...

  • Metaisierung in Literatur und anderen Medienby Janine Hauthal; Julijana Nadj; Ansgar Nünning; Henning Peters

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    Metaisierungen – Reflexionen über Kunst in der Kunst, die auf Gemachtheit und Erfundenheit hinweisen – sind in allen Gattungen, Medien und Epochen zu finden. Bisherige Studien konzentrieren sich jedoch vorwiegend auf die Literatur der Postmoderne und zeichnen sich durch das Fehlen einer klaren Terminologie aus. Das vorliegende Kompendium... more...