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  1. The Wounded Self

    The Wounded Self: Writing Illness in Twenty-First-Century German Literature [Paperback]

    Nina Schmidt(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640141346
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 190
    In the German-speaking world there has been a new wave - intensifying since 2007 - of autobiographically inspired writing on illness and disability, death and dying. Nina Schmidt's book takes this writing seriously as literature,examining how the ... .... Learn More
  2. Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature

    Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature [Hardback]

    Jessica Ortner(Author); Jessica Ortner Nielsen(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140226
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    Preserving the memory of the Holocaust as a moral and ethical limit case is key to the European Union's attempt to construct a pan-European identity. But with the Eastern expansion of the EU, new member states have challenged the Holocaust's singu... .... Learn More
  3. Heinrich von Kleist

    Heinrich von Kleist: Literary and Philosophical Paradigms [Hardback]

    Jeffrey L. High(Editor); Rebecca Stewart(Editor); Elaine Chen(Editor); Paul Michael Lützeler(Contributor); Gail K. Hart(Contributor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781640140967
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 226
    Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) was a rebel who upset canonization by employing his predecessors and contemporaries as what Steven Howe calls "inspirational foils." It was precisely a keen awareness of literary and philosophical traditio... .... Learn More
  4. Great Books by German Women in the Age of Emotion, 1770-1820

    Great Books by German Women in the Age of Emotion, 1770-1820 [Hardback]

    Margaretmary Daley(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140974
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    Volume: 7
    Literature written by women in German during the "Age of Goethe" was largely considered unworthy Trivialliteratur. Using insights from Gender Studies yet acknowledging the need for a literary canon, Great Books by German... .... Learn More
  5. The World as Metaphor in Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities

    The World as Metaphor in Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities: Possibility as Reality [Paperback]

    Genese Grill(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640141278
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 127
    Robert Musil, known to be a scientific and philosophical thinker, was committed to aesthetics as a process of experimental creation of an ever-shifting reality. Musil wanted, above all, to be a creative writer, and obsessively engaged in almost en... .... Learn More
  6. German Romance VII: Ulrich Fuetrer, Iban

    German Romance VII: Ulrich Fuetrer, Iban [Hardback]

    Ulrich Fuetrer(Author); Joseph M. Sullivan(Editor); Joseph M. Sullivan(Translator)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846215
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Archives
    Volume: 22
    Composed in the 1480s by the Munich painter and writer Ulrich Fuetrer, Iban is the story of a young knight at King Arthur's court, who pursues adventure abroad, wins a land and its lady as his wife, loses both through his immaturity and neg... .... Learn More
  7. The Fortunes of Everyman in Twentieth-Century German Drama

    The Fortunes of Everyman in Twentieth-Century German Drama: War, Death, Morality [Hardback]

    Brian O Murdoch(Author); Brian Murdoch(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640141179
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 227
    Death comes to everyone, and in the late-medieval morality play of Everyman the familiar skeleton forces the universalized central figure to come to terms with this. Only his inner resources, in the forms of Good Deeds and Knowledge, ensure... .... Learn More
  8. In the Shadow of the Holocaust

    In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Jewish-Communist Writers in East Germany [Hardback]

    Thomas C. Fox(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140622
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 226
    This study investigates the negotiation of Jewish-German-Communist identity in post-Holocaust Germany, specifically East Germany. After an introduction to the political-historical context, it highlights the conflicted writings of six East German J... .... Learn More
  9. Goethe Yearbook 28

    Goethe Yearbook 28 [Hardback]

    Patricia Anne Simpson(Editor); Birgit Tautz(Editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140950
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Goethe Yearbook
    Volume: 28
    The Goethe Yearbook is a publication of the Goethe Society of North America, showcasing North American and international scholarship on Goethe and other authors and aspects of the Goethezeit. Volume 28 features articles on several of... .... Learn More
  10. The Critical Writings of Ingeborg Bachmann

    The Critical Writings of Ingeborg Bachmann [Hardback]

    Ingeborg Bachmann(Author); Karen R. Achberger(Author); Karl Ivan Solibakke(Author); Karen R. Achberger(Editor); Karl Ivan Solibakke(Editor); Genese Grill(Translator); Karen R Karen R Achberger(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781571139443
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 224
    The Austrian Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is one of the most important postwar writers in German. Her work is enmeshed with the intellectual and cultural developments of the period: she was influenced by European modernism in the early 1950s, exp... .... Learn More

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