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  • Travel Writing in Dutch and German, 1790-1930

    Modernity, Regionality, Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Martin, Lut Missinne, Beatrix van Dam

    This volume focuses on how travel writing contributed to cultural and intellectual exchange in and between the Dutch- and German-speaking regions from the 1790s to the twentieth-century interwar period. Drawing on a hitherto largely overlooked body of travelers whose work ranges across what is now…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • Heroic Legends of the North

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

    By Edward R. Haymes, Susann T. 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • Idylls & 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…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • Modern German Literature

    1880-1950, 1st Edition

    By Jethro Bithell

    Originally published in 1939 and revised in 1959, this book traces back to their origins the literary movements and phases of German literature of 1880 to 1950 as they occur and shows how and why they pass over into succeeding phases. It closely analyses Naturalism, Impressionism, Neo-romanticism…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • The Reception of Classical German Literature in England, 1760-1860, Volume1

    A Documentary History from Contemporary Periodicals, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Boening

    The extensive scope of this collection means that this documentary record of the reception of German literature in England is a valuable scholarly resource. One of the most important features of British literary and intellectual history over the past 250 years is the influence of German literature.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
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  • The Reception of Classical German Literature in England, 1760-1860, Volume 2

    A Documentary History from Contemporary Periodicals, 1st Edition

    By John Boening

    The extensive scope of this collection means that this documentary record of the reception of German literature in England is a valuable scholarly resource. One of the most important features of British literary and intellectual history over the past 250 years is the influence of German literature.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

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