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  • Arno Schmidt's Zettel's Traum

    Arno Schmidt's Zettel's Traum
    av Volker Max Langbehn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139887

    Arno Schmidt (1914-1979) is considered one of the most daring and influential writers of postwar Germany; the Germanist Jeremy Adler has called him a "giant of postwar German literature." Schmidt was awarded the Fontane Prize in 1964 and the Goethe…

  • Queering the Canon

    Queering the Canon
    av Christoph Lorey

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131782

    This collection of twenty-three essays sets its sights on the points of queerness, marginality, and alterity already present within the German canon and introduces further difference and deviation in the form of openly gay Germanliterature in order…

  • Politics and Truth in Hölderlin

    Politics and Truth in Hölderlin
    av Anthony Curtis Adler

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640141063

    While few would question the importance of Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) for the development of German idealism and twentieth-century literature, philosophy, and critical theory, Hölderlin scholarship remains largely inaccessible to those working…

  • A Companion to the Works of Thomas Bernhard

    A Companion to the Works of Thomas Bernhard
    av Matthias Konzett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134615

    Since the death of Thomas Bernhard in 1989, the literary reputation of this complex and unique writer has risen to the point that he is now regarded as a major European figure. Bernhard emerged in the 1960s as one of Austria's major writers, challen…

  • A Critical History of German Film, Second Edition

    A Critical History of German Film, Second Edition
    av Stephen Brockmann

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133267

    From early masterpieces such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and Metropolis (1927) to the post-1945 films of Fassbinder, Herzog, and Wenders, German film constitutes a crucial part of the history of world cinema. It helped to shape Hollywood c…

  • A Companion to the Works of Alfred Döblin

    A Companion to the Works of Alfred Döblin
    av Roland Dollenmayer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134608

    Alfred Döblin (1878-1957) was one of the great German-Jewish writers of the 20th century, a major figure in the German avant-garde before the First World War and a leading intellectual during the Weimar Republic. Döblin greatly influenced the histor…

  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640141094

    Maren Ade's tragicomedy Toni Erdmann, a 2016 Cannes sensation and Oscar nominee, is an internationally acclaimed classic of recent German cinema. By turns hilarious, cringeworthy, and heart-wrenching, the film revolves around Winfried, a retired mus…

  • The Patriot

    The Patriot
    av Richard Langston

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140769

    Alexander Kluge achieved his breakthrough at the 1966 Venice Biennale with his first feature, Yesterday Girl (Abschied von gestern), but it is arguably his 1979 film The Patriot (Die Patriotin) that first embodied the great heights his storytelling…

  • Warning Shadows

    Warning Shadows

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140912

    Artur Robison's Warning Shadows - in German simply Schatten, shadows - premiered in 1923 to critical acclaim. This story of a fateful dinner party at which a flirtatious wife, her jealous husband, and their guests are entertained by a traveling illu…

  • A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse

    A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse
    av Ingo Cornils

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135810

    Today, forty years after Timothy Leary's suggestion that hippies read Hermann Hesse while "turning on," Hesse is once again receiving attention: faced with ubiquitous materialism, war, and ecological disaster, we discover that these problems have fo…

  • German Literature of the Twentieth Century

    German Literature of the Twentieth Century
    av Ingo R. Stoehr

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131577

    This study of German literature in the past hundred years sets its subject clearly in the artistic and political context of developments in Western Europe during the century. It begins with the turn-of-the-century aestheticism andvisions of decay le…

  • Revisiting the "Nazi Occult"

    Revisiting the "Nazi Occult"
    av Monica Black

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140509

    Scholars have debated the role of the occult in Nazism since it first appeared on the German political landscape in the 1920s. After 1945, a consensus held that occultism - an ostensibly anti-modern, irrational blend of pseudo-religious and -scienti…

  • The Blue Stain

    The Blue Stain
    av Hugo Bettauer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139993

    Hugo Bettauer's The Blue Stain, a novel of racial mixing and "passing," starts and ends in Georgia but also takes the reader to Vienna and New York. First published in 1922, the novel tells the story of Carletto, son of a white European academic and…

  • The Blue Stain

    The Blue Stain
    av Hugo Bettauer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139825

    Hugo Bettauer's The Blue Stain, a novel of racial mixing and "passing," starts and ends in Georgia but also takes the reader to Vienna and New York. First published in 1922, the novel tells the story of Carletto, son of a white European academic and…

  • Heinrich von Kleist and Modernity

    Heinrich von Kleist and Modernity
    av Bernd Fischer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135063

    Modernity, according to some views, poses the problem of homo politicus -- the problem of how to act in a moral universe without a "master narrative," without a final foundation. From this angle, the oeuvre of Heinrich vonKleist -- novellas, dramas,…

  • Modernism and Tradition in Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time

    Modernism and Tradition in Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time
    av Matthew Stewart

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134127

    The volume of collected short stories and vignettes In Our Time was Ernest Hemingway's first commercial publication. Its appearance in 1925 launched the full-fledged literary career of this century's most famous American fiction writer. And while ot…

  • Aesthetic Vision and German Romanticism

    Aesthetic Vision and German Romanticism
    av Brad Prager

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134707

    The work of the groundbreaking writers and artists of German Romanticism -- including the writers Tieck, Brentano, and Eichendorff and the artists Caspar David Friedrich and Philipp Otto Runge -- followed from the philosophical arguments of the Germ…

  • Aesthetic Vision and German Romanticism

    Aesthetic Vision and German Romanticism
    av Brad Prager

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133410

    The work of the groundbreaking writers and artists of German Romanticism -- including the writers Tieck, Brentano, and Eichendorff and the artists Caspar David Friedrich and Philipp Otto Runge -- followed from the philosophical arguments of the Germ…

  • Ludwig Börne

    Ludwig Börne
    av Heinrich Heine

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133427

    In 1840, Heinrich Heine, the major German poet of Jewish origin of the age, published a book on Ludwig Börne, the major German political writer of Jewish origin of the period, who had died three years before. Regarded by Heine andothers as his best-…

  • Unpopular Virtues

    Unpopular Virtues
    av Alan C. Leidner

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130938

    In this study of the criticism of the most idiosyncratic voice of the German Sturm und Drang, the authors investigate why critics have so often failed to come to terms with Lenz's refusal to encourage the middle class and cater to its tastes. While…

  • Heinrich von Kleist

    Heinrich von Kleist
    av Tim Mehigan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135186

    The question of Heinrich von Kleist's reading and reception of Kant's philosophy has never been satisfactorily answered. The present study aims to reassess this question, particularly in the light of Kant's rising importance for the humanities today…

  • Nestroy and the Critics

    Nestroy and the Critics
    av W E Yates

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879751972

    Johann Nepomuk Nestroy (1801-62) dominated the Viennese popular stage from the early 1830s until his retirement in 1860, both as an actor, and as the author of some 80 plays, mostly satirical comedies with farcical plots illuminated by virtuoso word…

  • The Novel as Archive

    The Novel as Archive
    av Ehrhard Bahr

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130969

    A fresh study of one of the most perplexing and daring novels ever written, one that was largely misunderstood when it first appeared, and which has emerged only in the last two decades as a work that pointed forward, stylistically and structurally,…

  • The Decline and Fall of Virgil in Eighteenth-Century Germany

    The Decline and Fall of Virgil in Eighteenth-Century Germany
    av Geoffrey Atherton

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133069

    In the early modern period, the culture of Rome, with Virgil as its greatest figure, was the model for emulation. The age of Louis XIV compared itself to the Augustan age, and Dryden hailed Virgil as "my Divine Master." But in 18th-century Europe, a…

  • German Literary Culture at the Zero Hour

    German Literary Culture at the Zero Hour
    av Stephen Brockmann

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134103

    In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, German intellectuals and writers were forced to confront perhaps the most difficult complex of problems ever faced by modern intellectuals in the western world: the complete defeat and devastation…

  • The Strange Sad War Revolving

    The Strange Sad War Revolving
    av Luke Mancuso

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131256

    Walt Whitman's prolific Reconstruction project has remained the most uncultivated decade in Whitman studies for over a century. This first book-length analysis seeks to point the way for a needed recovery of Whitman's 1865-1876 publications by embed…

  • The Critical Fortunes of Aphra Behn

    The Critical Fortunes of Aphra Behn
    av Janet Todd

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131652

    This is the first study of the posthumous life of Aphra Behn, the extraordinary vicissitudes of her critical reception, and the personal vilifications of her reputation through three centuries. Beginning with the reception of Behn's work during her…

  • The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema

    The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema
    av Christian Rogowski

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134295

    Traditionally, Weimar cinema has been equated with the work of a handful of auteurist filmmakers and a limited number of canonical films. Often a single, limited phenomenon, "expressionist film," has been taken as synonymous with the cinema of the e…

  • Life without End

    Life without End
    av Karl S. Guthke

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139740

    The idea of earthly immortality has a tradition in literature dating to the Gilgamesh epic. But what would it mean to attain such immortality? Answers are suggested in novels and plays that explore the theme using varieties of Borges's "rational ima…

  • Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 32

    Fifteenth-Century Studies Vol. 32
    av Barbara I. Gusick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133649

    Founded in 1977 as the publication organ for the Fifteenth-Century Symposia, Fifteenth-Century Studies offers essays on diverse aspects of the 15th century, including liberal and fine arts, historiography, medicine, and religion. Designed as a Fests…

  • Taking Stock of German Studies in the United States

    Taking Stock of German Studies in the United States
    av Rachel J. Halverson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139139

    In the last decade, cuts have been made to foreign-language programs in the United States across all levels of education, German programs among them. Despite this, enrollments in German programs have increased modestly. The importance of Germany and…

  • Concepts of Realism

    Concepts of Realism
    av Luc Herman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130532

    Concepts of Realismsurveys the central episodes in the development of the discourse surrounding 'realism' from its inception, with substantial reference to developments in the United States. It concentrates on modernism and the avant-garde as hostil…

  • Storytelling in the Works of Bunyan, Grimmelshausen, Defoe, and Schnabel

    Storytelling in the Works of Bunyan, Grimmelshausen, Defoe, and Schnabel
    av Janet Bertsch

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571132994

    The modern novel appeared during the period of secularization and intellectual change that took place between 1660 and 1740. This book examines John Bunyan's Grace Abounding and The Pilgrim's Progress, Johann Grimmelshausen's Simplicissimus, Daniel…

  • Perspectives on Gender in Post-1945 German Literature

    Perspectives on Gender in Post-1945 German Literature
    av Georgina Paul

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134233

    Rooted in Enlightenment rationalism, modernity tends to privilege masculine-connoted characteristics -- conscious subjective agency, rational control and self-containment, the subjugation of nature -- and has generated a conceptualization of human s…

  • Goethe in German-Jewish Culture

    Goethe in German-Jewish Culture
    av Klaus L. Berghahn

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133236

    The success of Daniel Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners(1997) and the heated debates that followed its publication exposed once again Germany's long tradition of anti-Semitism as a major cause of the Holocaust. Goldhagen, like many before hi…

  • Edinburgh German Yearbook 2

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 2
    av Sarah Colvin

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133618

    Intended to encourage and disseminate lively and open discussion of themes pertinent to German Studies, viewed from all angles -- literary, artistic, musical, theoretical -- Edinburgh German Yearbook takes particular interest in cultural problems an…

  • The Image and Influence of America in German Poetry since 1945

    The Image and Influence of America in German Poetry since 1945
    av Gregory Divers

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571132420

    This book focuses on the image of the US in German poetry and the reception of American poetry in Germany since 1945. Gregory Divers examines poems by major figures in 20th-century German literature - Benn, Brecht, Bachmann, Jandl, and Grass, among…

  • Early Germanic Literature and Culture

    Early Germanic Literature and Culture
    av Brian O Murdoch

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131997

    The first volume of this set views the development of writing in German with respect to broad aspects of the early Germanic past, drawing on a range of disciplines including archaeology, anthropology, and philology in addition toliterary history. Th…

  • And the Shark, He Has Teeth

    And the Shark, He Has Teeth
    av Ernst Josef Aufricht

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140172

    This is the first English translation of the memoirs of the great German-Jewish theater producer Ernst Josef Aufricht (in German 1966, rpt. 1998). The title alludes to Brecht and Weill's Threepenny Opera, the premiere of which was produced by Aufric…

  • Imagining Home

    Imagining Home
    av Susan Farrell

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140011

    War has often been seen as the domain of men and thus irrelevant to gender analysis, and American writers have frequently examined war according to traditional gender expectations: that boys become men by going to war and girls become women by build…

  • Critical Spaces

    Critical Spaces
    av Lorna Marie Irvine

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130747

    This volume investigates the past four decades of criticism devoted to two major female contemporary writers: the New Zealander Janet Frame, and the Canadian Margaret Laurence, author of A Jest of God. The first extensive study to compare the two, i…

  • The St. Gall Tractate

    The St. Gall Tractate
    av Anna A. Grotans

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879751194

    The St Gall Tractate is the earliest medieval attempt at a comprehensive treatment of syntax. Dating from the tenth century and originating in the Swiss St Gall monastic school, the Tractate instructs readers in the art of analysing the construction…

  • Women and Family Life in Early Modern German Literature

    Women and Family Life in Early Modern German Literature
    av Elisabeth Wagha Nivre

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131973

    Writers of sixteenth-century German popular literature took great interest in describing, debating, commenting on, and prescribing gender roles, and discourses of gender can be traced in texts of all kinds from this period. This book focuses on popu…

  • Into the Groove

    Into the Groove
    av Andrew Wright Hurley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139184

    In Germany the decade beginning in the mid-1990s brought an unprecedented "confusion of the spheres" of literature and popular music. Popular musicians "crossed over" into the literary field, editors and writers called for contemporary German litera…

  • Henry David Thoreau

    Henry David Thoreau
    av Gary Scharnhorst

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879751729

    Professor Scharnhorst's survey of trends in Thoreau criticism over the past century and a half shows that Thoreau's elevation to literary sainthood was the result of a distinct, if not wholly conscious, process of critical resurrection and revival.…

  • The German Bestseller in the Late Nineteenth Century

    The German Bestseller in the Late Nineteenth Century
    av Charlotte Woodford

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134875

    The late nineteenth century was a crucial period for the development of German fiction. Political unification and industrialization were accompanied by the rise of a mass market for German literature, and with it the beginnings ofthe German bestsell…

  • Fifteenth-Century Studies 37

    Fifteenth-Century Studies 37
    av Barbara I. Gusick

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135261

    The fifteenth century defies consensus on fundamental issues; most scholars agree, however, that the period outgrew the Middle Ages, that it was a time of transition and a passage to modern times. Fifteenth-Century Studiesoffers essays on diverse as…

  • A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche

    A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche
    av Paul Bishop

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133274

    Nietzsche looms over modern literature and thought; according to Gottfried Benn, "everything my generation discussed, thought through innerly; one could say: suffered; or one could even say: took to the point of exhaustion -- allof it had already be…

  • A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche

    A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche
    av Paul Bishop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139306

    Nietzsche looms over modern literature and thought; according to Gottfried Benn, "everything my generation discussed, thought through innerly; one could say: suffered; or one could even say: took to the point of exhaustion -- allof it had already be…

  • Early and Miscellaneous Letters of J.W.Goethe Including Letters to His Mother

    Early and Miscellaneous Letters of J.W.Goethe Including Letters to His Mother
    av J. W. Goethe, Schweitzer (Notes) Christoph, Edward Bell

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879751132

    Goethe's letters, especially those of his youth, constitute one of the most significant documentations of the development of his artistic personality and Weltanschauung. The letters in this volume include many of the most important written in his li…

  • Thomas Bernhards Trilogie der Künste

    Thomas Bernhards Trilogie der Künste
    av Gregor Hens

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130389

    Three late prose works of the Austrian novelist and playwright Thomas Bernhard (1931-1989), published between 1983 and 1985, display a number of interesting similarities and intertextual references in form and content. They are considered here as a…

  • The First World War as a Clash of Cultures

    The First World War as a Clash of Cultures
    av Fred Bridgham

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133403

    This volume of essays examines the perceived rift between the British and German intellectual and cultural traditions before 1914 and how the resultant war of words both reflects and helped determine historical, political, and, ultimately, military…

  • Stages of European Romanticism

    Stages of European Romanticism
    av Theodore Ziolkowski

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140424

    Romanticism was a truly European phenomenon, extending roughly from the French Revolution to the 1848 revolutions and embracing not only literature and drama but also music and visual arts. Because of Romanticism's vast scope, most treatments have r…