Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

  • The German Poets of the First World War book cover

    The German Poets of the First World War

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Bridgwater

    Originally published in 1985, this book provides a full survey of the best and most significant work of German writers to the First World War. Including (in both German and English) the texts of all the main poems discussed, this book contains many not readily available elsewhere. Authors discussed…

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  • Counterparts: The Dynamics of Franco-German Literary Relationships 1770-1895 book cover

    Counterparts

    The Dynamics of Franco-German Literary Relationships 1770-1895, 1st Edition

    By Lilian R. Furst

    Originally published in 1977, this volume gives a co-hesive overview of Franco-German literary relationships between 1770 and 1895. It discerns the dynamics and outlines the structure of the interrelationship. The two literatures develop in a broadly similar direction in the nineteenth century, but…

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  • Reason and Energy: Studies in German Literature book cover

    Reason and Energy

    Studies in German Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hamburger

    Originally published in 1957, this volume brings together a collection of essays and hard to source translations on both well and lesser known German writers and poets, including Hölderlin, Benn, Mann and Nietzsche. The essays are linked by a consideration of the tension between the desire for what…

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  • Rainer Maria Rilke: His Life and Work book cover

    Rainer Maria Rilke

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By F. W. van Heerikhuizen

    Originally published in English in 1951, this biography of one of Germany’s foremost mystical poets dis-proves many of the myths surrounding Rainer Maria Rilke and examines his life and work from social, historical and psychological perspectives, while all the time referencing Rilke’s works to his…

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  • German Romantic Literature book cover

    German Romantic Literature

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Tymms

    Originally published in 1955, this book discusses Romantic principles and their interpretation in literary practice, supported by the documentation (with translations) of numerous quotations from the writings of the romantic authors themselves. The emphasis lies on the evolution of Romantic ideas…

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  • Goethe's Faust book cover

    Goethe's Faust

    1st Edition

    By John R. Williams

    Originally published in 1987, this is a thorough and lucid introduction and commentary to the whole of Goethe’s Faust. It gives the student of German and European literature valuable insights into the most important work of Germany’s foremost poet. German quotations are translated or paraphrased in…

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  • Heroic Legends of the North: An Introduction to the Nibelung and Dietrich Cycles book cover

    Heroic Legends of the North

    An Introduction to the Nibelung and Dietrich Cycles, 1st Edition

    By Edward R. Haymes, Susann Samples

    Originally published in 1996, this book is a study of two of the central themes of medieval German mythology, the Dietrich and Nibelung legends. It traces its two legendary topics form their historical roots during the last centuries of the Roman Empire to the medieval texts that make them known to…

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  • Idylls and Realities: Studies in Nineteenth-Century German Literature book cover

    Idylls and Realities

    Studies in Nineteenth-Century German Literature, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Stern

    Originally published in 1971, this book outlines the period of Germany’s belated industrial revolution and suggests why German literature does not, before the 1880s, contribute to the tradition of European realism. It considers the alternatives to realism offered in three genres of drama, poetry…

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