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  • A Companion to Wagner's Parsifal

    A Companion to Wagner's Parsifal
    av William Kinderman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134578

    Richard Wagner's Parsifal remains an inexhaustible yet highly controversial work. This "stage consecration festival play," as the composer described it, represents the culmination of his efforts to bring medieval myth and modern music together in a…

  • A Companion to the Nibelungenlied

    A Companion to the Nibelungenlied
    av Winder Mcconnell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134592

    Few works of the middle ages can boast the `staying power' of the 'heroic' Nibelungenlied and few have generated more controversy both among scholars and the educated public. The Nibelung theme has been ubiquitous over the past 150 years in a wide s…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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-…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Women and Death 2

    Women and Death 2
    av Sarah Colvin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571134004

    Warlike women are a recurring phenomenon in German literature and culture since 1500. Amazons, terrorists, warrior women -- this volume of essays by leading scholars from the UK and Germany analyzes ideas and portrayals of these figures in the visua…

  • Metamimesis

    Metamimesis
    av Mattias Pirholt

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135346

    Mimesis, or the imitation of nature, is one of the most important concepts in eighteenth-century German literary aesthetics. As the century progressed, classical mimeticism came increasingly under attack, though it also held its position in the work…

  • Heiner Müller's Democratic Theater

    Heiner Müller's Democratic Theater
    av Michael Wood

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139986

    The East German playwright Heiner Müller (1929-1995) is one of the most influential European dramatists and theater directors since Brecht. While critical literature on Müller often discusses the politics of his works, analysis tends to stop at the…

  • The Wanderer in Nineteenth-Century German Literature

    The Wanderer in Nineteenth-Century German Literature
    av Andrew Cusack

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133861

    The wanderer is an indispensable part of the German cultural imaginary. The nineteenth-century prominence of the motif owes much to the self-conception of the intellectual pioneers of the day as wanderers. The motif is also a keyto interpretation of…

  • Stefan Zweig and World Literature

    Stefan Zweig and World Literature
    av Birger Vanwesenbeeck

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139245

    The twenty-first century has seen a renewed surge of cultural and critical interest in the works of the Austrian-Jewish author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), who was among the most-read and -acclaimed authors worldwide in the 1920s and1930s but after 194…

  • Stefan Zweig and World Literature

    Stefan Zweig and World Literature
    av Birger Vanwesenbeeck

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140073

    The twenty-first century has seen a renewed surge of cultural and critical interest in the works of the Austrian-Jewish author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), who was among the most-read and -acclaimed authors worldwide in the 1920s and1930s but after 194…

  • From Expressionism to Exile

    From Expressionism to Exile
    av Christa Spreizer

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131300

    The first general study in English on the German Expressionist writer Walter Hasenclever (1890-1940). Hasenclever was a major figure in the Expressionist literary movement, best known for the groundbreaking expressionist drama DER SOHN (1914) and fo…

  • Friedrich Nietzsche and Weimar Classicism

    Friedrich Nietzsche and Weimar Classicism
    av Paul Bishop

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571132802

    This book argues that Nietzsche's polemics against the 19th-century reception of Goethe and Schiller should not obscure his own more positive evaluation of Weimar classicism, as has generally been the case. The authors uncover the continuing influen…

  • Young Rilke and His Time

    Young Rilke and His Time
    av George C. Schoolfield

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131881

    Although Rainer Maria Rilke and his work have been much studied and written about over the past century -- as befits the perhaps most important German-language poet of modern times -- certain aspects of his early life and career have been neglected…

  • Representation, Subversion, and Eugenics in Günter Grass's The Tin Drum

    Representation, Subversion, and Eugenics in Günter Grass's The Tin Drum
    av Peter Arnds

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571132871

    In receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999, Günter Grass, a prominent and controversial figure in the ongoing discussion of the German past and reunification, finally gained recognition as Germany's greatest living author, a writer of inter…

  • Bibliographia Kleschiana

    Bibliographia Kleschiana
    av Karl F. Otto

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130129

    During the second half of the seventeenth century two generations of the extraordinary Klesch family produced hundreds of literary works; they chronicle the hardships of war and exile, and contributed significantly to the development of a distinctiv…

  • Anxious Journeys

    Anxious Journeys
    av Karin Baumgartner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781640140110

    The rich contemporary literature of travel has been the focus of numerous recent publications in English that seek to understand how travel narratives, with their distinctive representations of identities, places, and cultures, respond to today's gl…

  • A Companion to the Works of Franz Kafka

    A Companion to the Works of Franz Kafka
    av James Rolleston

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133366

    No other 20th-century writer of German-language literature has been as fully accepted into the canon of world literature as Franz Kafka. The unsettlingly, enigmatically surreal world of Kafka's novels and stories continues to fascinate readers and c…

  • Approaches to Kurban Said's Ali and Nino

    Approaches to Kurban Said's Ali and Nino
    av Carl Niekerk

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571139900

    Ali and Nino is a novel published in German in 1937 under the alias "Kurban Said," a love story between a Muslim man and a Christian woman set in Baku, Azerbaijan, during World War I and the country's brief independence. Itwas a major success, trans…

  • Tracing Subversive Currents in Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

    Tracing Subversive Currents in Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship
    av John Blair

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571130921

    In this new reading of Goethe's most influential novel Blair's close attention to the text brings startling insights to light, often taking issue with received critical opinions. He shows, for example, that Goethe slyly introduced material full of l…

  • Deconstructing East Germany

    Deconstructing East Germany
    av David W. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131638

    Playwright and novelist Christoph Hein, who enjoyed tremendous popularity in both Germanies during the 1980s, remains the East's most successful post-unification writer. Critical both of Soviet-style communism and Western consumer capitalism, Hein c…

  • The Rediscovered Writings of Veza Canetti

    The Rediscovered Writings of Veza Canetti
    av Julian Preece

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133533

    The Viennese playwright, novelist, and short-story writer Veza Canetti was born in 1897 into a mixed Sephardic-Ashkenazi Jewish family and died in 1963 in London. Part of the avant garde in 1920s Vienna (where she met her future husband and Nobel Pr…

  • Richard Wagner's Zurich

    Richard Wagner's Zurich
    av Chris Walton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571133311

    When the people of Dresden rose up against their king in May 1849, Richard Wagner went from Royal Kapellmeister to republican revolutionary overnight. He gambled everything, but the rebellion failed, and he lost all. Now a wantedman in Germany, he f…

  • Imperial Messages

    Imperial Messages
    av Robert Lemon

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135001

    In recent years a debate has arisen on the applicability of postcolonial theory to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Some have argued that Austria-Hungary's lack of overseas territories renders the concepts of colonialism and postcolonialism irrelevant,…

  • Fritz Lang's Metropolis

    Fritz Lang's Metropolis
    av Michael Minden

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571131461

    Fritz Lang's classic 1927 film Metropolis has justifiably become an icon for the complexities of Weimar culture. Among the important general issues it also raises are the relation between ideology and art, the status and authorship of the film text…

  • Louise von Gall

    Louise von Gall
    av Hugh Powell

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879751552

    Louise von Gall (1815-1855) wrote two novels, over 20 short stories, two comedies, and numerous feuilletons. She was a writer of fiction whose works betrayed her interests in politics, economics, technology, and the injustices suffered by a majority…

  • Imagining the Age of Goethe in German Literature, 1970-2010

    Imagining the Age of Goethe in German Literature, 1970-2010
    av John Pizer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571135179

    The Age of Goethe is widely viewed as the apogee of German culture. Its writers and thinkers, especially Goethe, have been exalted as role models for life and art, particularly after 1945. Yet in the 1970s, a new generation of German writers in both…