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  • Thomas Mann in English

    Thomas Mann in English
    av Dr. David Horton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501318702

    Thomas Mann owes his place in world literature to the dissemination of his works through translation. Indeed, it was the monumental success of the original English translations that earned him the title of 'the greatest living man of letters' during…

  • Thomas Mann in English

    Thomas Mann in English
    av Dr. David Horton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441167989

    Thomas Mann owes his place in world literature to the dissemination of his works through translation. Indeed, it was the monumental success of the original English translations that earned him the title of 'the greatest living man of letters' during…

  • Figures of Natality

    Figures of Natality
    av Dr. Joseph D. O'Neil

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501343728

    Figures of Natality reads metaphors and narratives of birth in the age of Goethe (1770-1832) as indicators of the new, the unexpected, and the revolutionary. Using Hannah Arendt's concept of natality, Joseph O'Neil argues that Lessing, Goethe, and K…

  • Figures of Natality

    Figures of Natality
    av Dr. Joseph D. O'Neil

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501315022

    Figures of Natality reads metaphors and narratives of birth in the age of Goethe (1770-1832) as indicators of the new, the unexpected, and the revolutionary. Using Hannah Arendt's concept of natality, Joseph O'Neil argues that Lessing, Goethe, and K…

  • Thomas Mann and Shakespeare

    Thomas Mann and Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501336089

    Bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines and countries, Thomas Mann and Shakespeare is the first book-length study to explore the always fascinating, if sometimes disturbing, connections between Shakespeare and Mann. It establishes startl…

  • Thomas Mann and Shakespeare

    Thomas Mann and Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628922097

    Bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines and countries, Thomas Mann and Shakespeare is the first book-length study to explore the always fascinating, if sometimes disturbing, connections between Shakespeare and Mann. It establishes startl…

  • The Fontane Workshop

    The Fontane Workshop
    av Prof. Petra S. McGillen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501378317

    Winner of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures (Awarded by the MLA)With an innovative approach that combines material media history, media theory, and literary poetics, this book reconstructs the grea…

  • The Laughter of the Thracian Woman

    The Laughter of the Thracian Woman
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623564612

    An important work by 20-century philosopher Hans Blumenberg, here translated into English for the first time, The Laughter of the Thracian Woman describes the reception history of an anecdote best known from Plato's Theaetetus dialogue: while focuse…

  • The Laughter of the Thracian Woman

    The Laughter of the Thracian Woman
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623562304

    An important work by 20-century philosopher Hans Blumenberg, here translated into English for the first time, The Laughter of the Thracian Woman describes the reception history of an anecdote best known from Plato's Theaetetus dialogue: while focuse…

  • The Tragedy of Fatherhood

    The Tragedy of Fatherhood
    av Silke-Maria Weineck

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628928181

    Winner of the 2014 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, awarded by the Modern Language Association.Theories of power have always been intertwined with theories of fatherhood: paternity is the oldest and most persistent m…

  • The Tragedy of Fatherhood

    The Tragedy of Fatherhood
    av Silke-Maria Weineck

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628927894

    Winner of the 2014 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, awarded by the Modern Language Association.Theories of power have always been intertwined with theories of fatherhood: paternity is the oldest and most persistent m…

  • Image in Outline

    Image in Outline
    av Professor Gisela Brinker-Gabler

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628920178

    Image in Outline introduces the reader to Lou Andreas-Salome's significant engagement with modern thought. Through detailed explorations o fsome of her major texts, Brinker-Gabler examines Andreas-Salome's contributions to contemporar ydiscourses on…

  • Image in Outline

    Image in Outline
    av Professor Gisela Brinker-Gabler

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441199751

    Image in Outline introduces the reader to Lou Andreas-Salome's significant engagement withmodern thought. Through detailed explorations of some of her major texts, Brinker-Gabler examinesAndreas-Salome's contributions to contemporary discourses on m…

  • Improvisation as Art

    Improvisation as Art
    av Dr. Edgar Landgraf

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929577

    Improvisation as Art traces how modernity's emphasis on inventiveness has changed the meaning of improvisation; and how the ideals and laws that led improvisation to be banned from "high art" in the eighteenth century simultaneously enabled the inve…

  • Staging West German Democracy

    Staging West German Democracy
    av Prof Jan Uelzmann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501347108

    Staging West German Democracy examines how political "founding discourses" of the nascent Federal Republic (FRG) were reflected, reinforced, and actively manufactured by the Federal government in conjunction with the West German, state-controlled ne…

  • Out of Place

    Out of Place
    av Prof. John B. Lyon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441133403

    In late nineteenth-century Germany, the onset of modernity transformed how people experienced place. In response to increased industrialization and urbanization, the expansion of international capitalism, and the extension of railway and other trave…

  • Out of Place

    Out of Place
    av Prof. John B. Lyon

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501332500

    In late nineteenth-century Germany, the onset of modernity transformed how people experienced place. In response to increased industrialization and urbanization, the expansion of international capitalism, and the extension of railway and other trave…

  • Citation and Precedent

    Citation and Precedent
    av Thomas Oliver Beebee

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441117908

    This book traces a history of the sometimes fraught relationship between German law and literature in the modern period, from Grimm to Schmitt. Among Western literatures, only the German-speaking countries can boast a list of world-class writers suc…

  • Readings in the Anthropocene

    Readings in the Anthropocene

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501307751

    Readings in the Anthropocene brings together scholars from German Studies and beyond to interpret the German tradition of the last two hundred years from a perspective that is mindful of the challenge posed by the concept of the Anthropocene. This n…

  • Readings in the Anthropocene

    Readings in the Anthropocene

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501351495

    Readings in the Anthropocene brings together scholars from German Studies and beyond to interpret the German tradition of the last two hundred years from a perspective that is mindful of the challenge posed by the concept of the Anthropocene. This n…

  • Goethe's Families of the Heart

    Goethe's Families of the Heart
    av Professor Susan E. Gustafson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501336072

    Throughout his literary work Goethe portrays characters who defy and reject 18th and 19th century ideals of aristocratic and civil families, notions of heritage, assumptions about biological connections, expectations about heterosexuality, and legal…

  • German Aesthetics

    German Aesthetics

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501321474

    German Aesthetics provides English-speaking audiences with accessible explanations of fundamental concepts from the German tradition of philosophical aesthetics. Organized with the understanding that aesthetic concepts are often highly contested int…

  • From Kafka to Sebald

    From Kafka to Sebald
    av Sabine Wilke

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441122674

    This volume is a response to a renewed interest in narrative form in contemporary literary studies, taking up the question of literary narratives and their encounters with modernism and postmodernism within the German-language milieu. Original essay…

  • The Poet as Phenomenologist

    The Poet as Phenomenologist
    av Dr. Luke Fischer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501326035

    The Poet as Phenomenologist: Rilke and the New Poems opens up new perspectives on the relation between Rilke's poetry and phenomenological philosophy, illustrating the ways in which poetry can offer an exceptional response to the philosophical probl…

  • Roma Voices in the German-Speaking World

    Roma Voices in the German-Speaking World
    av Professor Lorely French

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501326493

    The Roma are Europe's largest minority, and yet they remain one of the most misunderstood and underrepresented. Scholarship on the Roma in German-speaking countries has focused mostly on the portrayal of "Zigeuner/Gypsies" in literature by non-Roma…

  • Beyond Discontent

    Beyond Discontent

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441113917

    According to Freud's later works, we do not really feel well or free within civilization. Our discontent never disappears, and we shall never become completely reliable members of society. Alcohol already suffices, Freud tells us, to ruin the fragil…

  • Beyond Discontent

    Beyond Discontent

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441178336

    According to Freud's later works, we do not really feel well or free within civilization. Our discontent never disappears, and we shall never become completely reliable members of society. Alcohol already suffices, Freud tells us, to ruin the fragil…

  • The German Picaro and Modernity

    The German Picaro and Modernity
    av Dr. Bernhard Malkmus

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929539

    The German Picaro and Modernity reads the re-emergence of the picaresque narrative in twentieth-century German-language writing as an expression of modernity and its social imaginaries. Malkmus argues that the picaresque, whose origins date back to…

  • Building Socialism

    Building Socialism
    av Dr. Curtis Swope

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501328114

    Building Socialism reveals how East German writers' engagement with the rapidly changing built environment from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s constitutes an untold story about the emergence of literary experimentation in the post-War period. It b…

  • Building Socialism

    Building Socialism
    av Dr. Curtis Swope

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501351778

    Building Socialism reveals how East German writers' engagement with the rapidly changing built environment from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s constitutes an untold story about the emergence of literary experimentation in the post-War period. It b…

  • From Kafka to Sebald

    From Kafka to Sebald

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628928624

    This volume is a response to a renewed interest in narrative form in contemporary literary studies, taking up the question of literary narratives and their encounters with modernism and postmodernism within the German-language milieu. Original essay…

  • Sissi's World

    Sissi's World

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501313448

    Sissi's World offers a transdisciplinary approach to the study of the Habsburg Empress Elisabeth of Austria. It investigates the myths, legends, and representations across literature, art, film, and other media of one of the most popular, revered, a…

  • Gender, Collaboration, and Authorship in German Culture

    Gender, Collaboration, and Authorship in German Culture

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501378331

    Gender, Collaboration, and Authorship in German Culture challenges a model of literary production that persists in literary studies: the so-called Geniekult or the idea of the solitary male author as genius that emerged around 1800 in German lands.…

  • Ambiguous Aggression in German Realism and Beyond

    Ambiguous Aggression in German Realism and Beyond
    av Dr. Barbara N. Nagel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501381454

    Our main words defining emotional states suggest that we have clarity about them: expressions like "love," "hatred," "anxiety," or "sorrow" seem clear enough. The reality, however, tends to be more complicated. We are often faced with gestures and u…

  • Kafka's Stereoscopes

    Kafka's Stereoscopes
    av Prof Isak Winkel Holm

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501378362

    In 1911, Franz Kafka encountered the Kaiser Panorama: a stereoscopic peep show offering an illusion of three-dimensional depth. After the experience, he began to emulate the apparatus in his literary sketches, developing a style we might call "stere…

  • Citation and Precedent

    Citation and Precedent
    av Professor Thomas Oliver Beebee

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628921243

    Among Western literatures, only the German-speaking countries can boast a list of world-class writers such as Goethe, Hoffmann, Kleist, Kafka, Schmitt, and Schlink who were trained as legal scholars. Yet this list only hints at the complex interacti…

  • Vienna's Dreams of Europe

    Vienna's Dreams of Europe
    av Professor Katherine Arens

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441170217

    Vienna's Dreams of Europe puts forward a convincing counter-narrative to the prevailing story of Austria's place in Europe since the Enlightenment. For a millennium, Austrian writers have used images of Europe and its hegemonic culture as their poli…

  • Vienna's Dreams of Europe

    Vienna's Dreams of Europe
    av Professor Katherine Arens

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441142498

    Vienna's Dreams of Europe puts forward a convincing counter-narrative to the prevailing story of Austria's place in Europe since the Enlightenment. For a millennium, Austrian writers have used images of Europe and its hegemonic culture as their poli…

  • Improvisation As Art

    Improvisation As Art
    av Edgar Landgraf

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441146946

    Improvisation as Art traces how modernitys emphasis on inventiveness has changed the meaning of improvisation; and how the ideals and laws that led improvisation to be banned from high art in the eighteenth century simultaneously enabled the inventi…

  • Ghostwriting

    Ghostwriting
    av Dr. Richard T. Gray

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501329999

    Ghostwriting provides the first comprehensive analysis of the fictional prose narratives of one of contemporary Germany's most recognized authors, the emigre writer W. G. Sebald. Examining Sebald's well-known published texts in the context of largel…

  • The Lever as Instrument of Reason

    The Lever as Instrument of Reason
    av Prof Jocelyn Holland

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501371141

    The lever appears to be a very simple object, a tool used since ancient times for the most primitive of tasks: to lift and to balance. Why, then, were prominent intellectuals active around 1800 in areas as diverse as science, philosophy, and literat…

  • Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose

    Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose
    av Dr Marie Kolkenbrock

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501330964

    What was the function of the invocation of destiny in the increasingly secularized era of turn-of-the-century Vienna? By exploring this question, Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler's Prose offers a new psycho-sociological perspective on the…

  • Posthumanism in the Age of Humanism

    Posthumanism in the Age of Humanism

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501335679

    The literary and scientific renaissance that struck Germany around 1800 is usually taken to be the cradle of contemporary humanism. Posthumanism in the Age of Humanism shows how figures like Immanuel Kant and Johann Wolfgang Goethe as well as scient…