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Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

1st Edition

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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.

The books:

  • Analyse Naturalism, Impressionism, Neo-romanticism and Expressionism as well as dealing exhaustively with Surrealism, Magic Realism and Existentialism.

  • Include discussion of post-war Anglo-American and French literature.

 

  • Provide guidebooks through the masses of periodicals and allows the English side of the Anglo-German literary relationship to be explored in detail.

  • Present a detailed analysis of the major literary movements in Austria and Germany from the end of the nineteenth century to the collapse of the Third Reich

 

  • Examine two of the central themes of medieval German mythology, the Dietrich and Nibelung legends

  • Survey the development of political writing in the former Federal Republic of Germany, Illustrating the connections between literature and politics

 

  • Elucidate the concealed meanings in some of the more obscure writings of great authors such as Goethe

  • Provides a full survey of the best and most significant work of German writers to the First World War.

Table of Contents

1. Jethro Bithell Modern German Literature, 1880-1938 978-0-367-80810-5

2. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 1 978-0-367-81045-0

3. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 2 978-0-367-81420-5

4. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 3 978-0-367-81756-5

5. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 4 978-0-367-81882-1

6. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 5 978-0-367-81925-5

7. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 6 978-0-367-81951-4

8. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 7 978-0-367-81963-7

9. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 8 978-0-367-82001-5

10. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 9 978-0-367-82006-0

11. Edited by John Boening The Reception of classical German literature in England, 1760-1860 : a documentary history from contemporary periodicals Vol 10 978-0-367-82015-2

12. Patrick Bridgwater The German poets of the First World War 978-0-367-43602-5

13. August Closs The Genius of the German Lyric. 978-0-367-82034-3

14. Raymond Furness Literary History of Germany The twentieth century, 1890-1945 978-0-367-43653-7

15. Lilian R. Furst Counterparts : the dynamics of Franco-German literary relationships, 1770-1895 978-0-367-43656-8

16. Clifton D. Hall A complete concordance to Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival 978-0-367-82048-0

17. Michael Hamburger Reason and Energy. Studies in German literature 978-0-367-43659-9

18. Edward R. Haymes and Susann T. Samples Heroic legends of the North : an introduction to the Nibelung and Dietrich cycles 978-0-367-43984-2

19. Frederik Wilhelm van Heerikhuizen ; Translated by Fernand G. Renier and Anne Cliff Rainer Maria Rilke 978-0-367-43693-3

20. Dwight A. Klett Ludwig Tieck : an annotated guide to research 978-0-367-85608-3

21. A. H. J. Knight Georg Büchner 978-0-367-85616-8

22. Margaret Laura Mare Eduard Mörike 978-0-367-85618-2

23. K. Stuart Parkes Writers and politics in West Germany 978-0-367-85620-5

24. Siegbert Saloman Prawer German Lyric Poetry. A critical analysis of selected poems from Klopstock to Rilke.

978-0-367-85622-9

25. Friedhelm Radandt From Baroque to Storm and Stress, 1720-1775 978-0-367-85644-1

26. Alice Pearl Raphael Goethe and the Philosophers' Stone 978-0-367-85649-6

27. T. J. Reed The classical centre : Goethe and Weimar, 1775-1832 978-0-367-85662-5

28. J. M. Ritchie German literature under national socialism 978-0-367-85664-9

29. J. W. Smeed German song and its poetry 978-0-367-85696-0

30. Joseph Peter Stern Idylls & realities: studies in nineteenth-century German literature 978-0-367-44114-2

31. Ronald Jack Taylor The Romantic tradition in Germany 978-0-367-85703-5

32. Ralph Vincent Tymms German Romantic Literature 978-0-367-43700-8

33. John R. Williams Goethe's Faust 978-0-367-43839-5

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

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.

The books:

  • Analyse Naturalism, Impressionism, Neo-romanticism and Expressionism as well as dealing exhaustively with Surrealism, Magic Realism and Existentialism.

  • Include discussion of post-war Anglo-American and French literature.

 

  • Provide guidebooks through the masses of periodicals and allows the English side of the Anglo-German literary relationship to be explored in detail.

  • Present a detailed analysis of the major literary movements in Austria and Germany from the end of the nineteenth century to the collapse of the Third Reich

 

  • Examine two of the central themes of medieval German mythology, the Dietrich and Nibelung legends

  • Survey the development of political writing in the former Federal Republic of Germany, Illustrating the connections between literature and politics

 

  • Elucidate the concealed meanings in some of the more obscure writings of great authors such as Goethe

  • Provides a full survey of the best and most significant work of German writers to the First World War.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LCO008030
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / German
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General