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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 29 new and published books in the subject of German Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Nibelungen Tradition

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Winder McConnell, Werner Wunderlich, Frank Gentry, Ulrich Mueller

    Within the English-speaking world, no work of the German High Middle Ages is better known than the Nibelungenlied, which has stirred the imagination of artists and readers far beyond its land of origin. Its international influence extends from literature to music, art, film, politics and propaganda...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of German Literature

    From the Beginnings to the Present Day

    By Wolfgang Beutin, Klaus Ehlert, Wolfgang Emmerich, Helmut Hoffacker, Bernd Lutz, Volker Meid, Ralf Schnell, Peter Stein, Inge Stephan

    Since the appearance of its first edition in Germany in 1979, A History of German Literature has established itself as a classic work used by students and anyone interested in German literature. The volume chronologically traces the development of German literature from the Middle Ages to the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    By Emily Troscianko

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim

    By Andrea Reiter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony

    Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

    By Chantelle Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popular press, topped bestseller lists, and have been pivotal in discussions of...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. German Romanticism and Science

    The Procreative Poetics of Goethe, Novalis, and Ritter

    By Jocelyn Holland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Situated at the intersection of literature and science, Holland's study draws upon a diverse corpus of literary and scientific texts which testify to a cultural fascination with procreation around 1800. Through readings which range from Goethe’s writing on metamorphosis to Novalis’s aphorisms and...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Fundamental Concepts of Children’s Literature Research

    Literary and Sociological Approaches

    By Hans-Heino Ewers

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this book, Ewers provides students and professors with a new system of categorization for a differentiated description of children’s literature. In the early 1970s, Swedish children’s literature scholar Göte Kingberg worked to establish a system of scientific terminology for international use,...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Representing the Holocaust in Children's Literature

    By Lydia Kokkola

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Selected Prose of Paul Celan

    By Paul Celan

    Series: Fyfield Books

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Walther von der Vogelweide

    The Single-Stanza Lyrics

    Edited by Frederick Goldin

    Series: Routledge Medieval Texts

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image
    By Alison Ross
    To Be Published November 13th 2014

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