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  1. The Revivifying Word

    The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the Theory of Life in Europe's Romantic Age [Hardback]

    Clayton Koelb(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571133885
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 26
    "What is not Life that really is?" asked Coleridge, struggling, like many poets, philosophers, and scientists of Europe's Romantic age, to formulate a theory of life that explained the mysterious relation between dead mat... .... Learn More
  2. Women in Weimar Fashion

    Women in Weimar Fashion: Discourses and Displays in German Culture, 1918-1933 [Hardback]

    Mila Ganeva(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571132055
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual
    In the Weimar Republic, fashion was not only manipulated by the various mass media -- film, magazines, advertising, photography, and popular literature -- but also emerged as a powerful medium for women's self-expression. Female writers and journa... .... Learn More
  3. Writing the New Berlin

    Writing the New Berlin: The German Capital in Post-Wall Literature [Hardback]

    Katharina Gerstenberger(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781571133816
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 21
    The wall was still coming down when critics began to call for the great Berlin novel that could explain what was happening to Germany and the Germans. Such a novel never appeared. Instead, writers have created a patchwork imaginary -- in the form ... .... Learn More
  4. The Technological Unconscious in German Modernist Literature

    The Technological Unconscious in German Modernist Literature: Nature in Rilke, Benn, Brecht, and Döblin [Hardback]

    Larson Powell(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781571133823
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 20
    Even after the end of modernism and postmodernism, grandiose fantasies of artifice and self-reference still resonate in the "social constructivism" of current literary and cultural theory: in the idea that we can perform ... .... Learn More
  5. Early Modern German Literature 1350-1700

    Early Modern German Literature 1350-1700 [Hardback]

    Max Reinhart(Editor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781571132475
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House History of German Literature
    Volume: Volume 4
    Early Modern German Literature provides an overview of major literary figures and works, socio-historical contexts, philosophical backgrounds, and cultural trends during the 350 years between the first flowering of northern humanis... .... Learn More
  6. Gender and Space in Early Modern England

    Gender and Space in Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Amanda Flather(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861932863
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 55
    Space was not simply a passive backdrop to a social system that had structural origins elsewhere; it was vitally important for marking out and maintaining the hierarchy that sustained social and gender order in sixteenth- and seven... .... Learn More
  7. Nuremberg

    Nuremberg: The Imaginary Capital [Hardback]

    Stephen Brockmann(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571133458
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Nuremberg: The Imaginary Capital is a broad study of German cultural history since 1500, with particular emphasis on the period since 1800. It explores the ways in which Germans have imagined Nuremberg as a cultural and spiritual c... .... Learn More
  8. The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon

    The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon: Eighteenth-Century Contexts, Postmodern Observations [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Jane Wall Hinds(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781571133182
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in American Literature and Culture
    Thomas Pynchon's 1997 novel Mason & Dixon marked a deep shift in Pynchon's career and in American letters in general. All of Pynchon's novels had been socially and politically aware, marked by social criticism and a profound questioning of Ame... .... Learn More
  9. German Culture in Nineteenth-Century America

    German Culture in Nineteenth-Century America: Reception, Adaptation, Transformation [Hardback]

    Lynne Tatlock(Editor); Matt Erlin(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571133083
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Building on recent trends in the humanities and especially on scholarship done under the rubric of cultural transfer, this volume emphasizes the processes by which Americans took up, responded to, and transformed German cultural ma... .... Learn More
  10. Debating England's Aristocracy in the 1790s

    Debating England's Aristocracy in the 1790s: Pamphlets, Polemics and Political Ideas [Hardback]

    Amanda Goodrich(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861932757
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 44
    The 1790s saw a lively "French Revolution Debate" in England, with much space and intellectual energy, in classic texts by men such as Burke and Paine, and ensuing pamphlet literature, devoted characterisations and representations of the... .... Learn More

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