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  • A Companion to Middle High German literature to the 14th centuryby F.G. Gentry

    BRILL 2002; US$ 237.00

    A guide to mediaeval German literature from its beginnings in the eighth century to the 14th century. Chapters deal either with a chronological period, such as the 13th century, or with specific genres, such as drama. The development of the German language in the mediaeval period is also covered. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Goetheby Lesley Sharpe

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00

    The Cambridge Companion to Goethe provides a stimulating and accessible survey of this versatile figure. more...

  • Biblische Dramenby Monika Lemmel

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 229.99

    Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724-1803) is one of the most important figures in the history of German literature. He is seen as paving the way for the age of sentimentalism, Sturm und Drang, and the literature of experience. Klopstock was an ingenious linguistic innovator, and he established a body of work of lasting significance with his... more...

  • Grenzen des Ichby Stefan Keppler

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    This study treats a central complex of issues which have hitherto received little attention from Goethe scholars, namely the question of the conception and position of the subject in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's novels and shorter narrative pieces.  In his study the author combines approaches from the history of ideas and poetology in a systematic... more...

  • Autobiography of Goetheby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; John Oxenford

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.82

    In the work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) one can find the seed of most German thought, literature, science and theology. A hugely influential man, not only on Germany but on the rest of Europe, Goethe's best known work is the two-part play Faust . Goethe was a privy-councilor to the Duchy of Weimar and his interest in foreign literature... more...

  • Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragmentsby Peter Firchow

    University of Minnesota Press 1971; US$ 67.50

    For the last century and a half, Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829) has enjoyed a reputation for being the critical grey eminence behind the coming to power of the Romantic Movement. It was Schlegel, in his three series of aphoristic fragments (Lyceum, Athena more...

  • Textby Klaus Manger

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 349.00

    Christoph Martin Wieland (1733-1813) is one of the most important authors of the Rococo and the Enlightenment. Wieland is regarded as the founder of the Bildungsroman, as well as, the precursor of the Weimar Classic. Wieland earned great merit as an editor and translator. A critical edition of his extensive complete oeuvre, which is offered here in... more...

  • Textby Hans-Peter Nowitzki

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 349.00

    Der vorliegene Band enthält die schriftstellerische Bilanz aus Wielands höchst produktiver Zeit als Professor der Erfurter Universität. Seine Beschäftigung mit den kulturkritischen Ansätzen von Rousseau und Iselin verarbeitet er in essayistischen Prosawerken, die seine philosophischen Reflexionen in höchst eleganten Formen aufbereitet... more...

  • 'ihrem Originale nachzudenken'by Helmut Berthold

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    Lessings Übersetzungswerk ‑ ca. 7.000 Druckseiten ‑ umfasst mehr als vierzig Titel, fast ebenso viele Autoren und diverse Gattungen. Lessing übersetzt aus dem Lateinischen, Italienischen, Französischen, Englischen und Spanischen. Unter seiner Federführung wird die Übersetzungsfrage in der Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts erstmals Gegenstand der... more...

  • 'Harmonisch entgegengesetzt'by Marion Hiller

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    "Harmonisch entgegengesetzt" ist ein Grundwort der Hölderlinschen Poetologie und als das Verhältnis von Einheit und Differenz zugleich die Grundstruktur von "Darstellung" in der abendländischen Philosophie und Dichtung. Die Monographie arbeitet dieses zentrale Verhältnis in Bezug auf sämtliche theoretische Schriften sowie bedeutende poetische... more...