When originally published in 1993, this was the first bibliography of the secondary literature on Tieck. Given as much secondary literature surrounding Tieck’s life and works has been generated outside of his native Germany as within, this bibliography focuses particularly on his life and work from an international perspective. In order to make the information surrounding Tieck accessible, the book provides a detailed table of contents, with corresponding text divisions, rather than a subject index. It therefore highlights Tieck’s achievements in their various national contexts so that not only students of German can get an accurate feel for Tieck’s versatility and range.
Part One: Bibliographies and Research Reports 1. Bibliographies 2. Research Reports Part 2: Biography 1. Comprehensive Overviews 2. Specific Aspects of Tieck’s Life 3. Miscellaneous Part 3: Criticism: General 1. General Introductions to Tieck’s Oeuvre 2. Tieck as Romantic Author 3. Sources for Tieck’s Works 4. Tieck’s Works: Stylistic Analyses 5. Tieck’s Works: Thematic Studies 6. Miscellaneous Part 4: Criticism: Poetry 1. General 2. Poems from the Gedichte Collection (1821-1823) 3. Other Poems Part 5: Criticism: Drama 1. General 2. Early Dramas 3. Satirical Dramas 4. Dramas Based on Chapbooks Part 6: Criticism: Prose Fiction 1. General 2. Contributions to Nicolai’s Strauβfedern (1795-1798) 3. Tales Based on Chapbooks 4. Fairy Tale Novellas 5. Later Novellas 6. Novels Part 7: Criticism: Letters 1. General 2. Collections Encompassing Numerous Correspondents 3. Letters to/from Individual Correspondents Part 8: Tieck as Critic 1. General 2. Drama Criticism, Stage Reforms Work as "Dramaturg" 3. Miscellaneous Part 9: Tieck as Editor and Translator 1. Editorial Work 2. Translations Part 10: Tieck and Art, Music Education, Philosophy, Politics and Religion Part 11: Reception, Influence, Comparative Studies 1. America 2. Britain 3. France 4. Germany 5. Italy 6. Russia 7. Sweden
Originally published between 1938 and 1996, the volumes in this set provide a survey of German poetry, prose and fiction from the Middle Ages to the late 20th Century. In many cases no prior knowledge of German is necessary, as translations into English are provided. Many of the books focus particularly on German writers and literature from an international perspective.