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  • Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Reiter

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brooker

    First published in 1988, this books argues with received accounts to reclaim Brecht’s emphasis on his self-described ‘dialectical theatre’, re-examining firstly the concepts of Gestus and Verfremdung and their realisation in Brecht’s poetry in terms of his attempt to consciously apply the methods…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Benjamin, Adorno, and the Experience of Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corey McCall, Nathan Ross

    This collection features original essays that examine Walter Benjamin’s and Theodor Adorno’s essays and correspondence on literature. Taken together, the essays present the view that these two monumental figures of 20th-century philosophy were not simply philosophers who wrote about literature, but…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Byronic Teuton

    Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933, 1st Edition

    By Cedric Hentschel

    First published in 1940. The Byronic Teuton explores the delineation in German literature, between 1800 and 1933, of certain pessimistic ideas and emotions that were being expressed by writers, artists and academics. This manifestation of negative sentiments was defined by Hentschel as ‘Byronism’.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Romantic Movement

    1st Edition

    By Alan Menhennet

    First published in 1981. This study concentrates on the exponents of the central period of German Romanticism, regarding as characteristic the mode in which the poet’s self becomes active only in response to external stimuli, most notably those of landscape. The author traces the main strands of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony

    Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies, 1st Edition

    By Chantelle Warner

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology

    Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Blok

    This book examines the work of Ernst Jünger and its effect on the development of Martin Heidegger’s influential philosophy of technology. Vincent Blok offers a unique treatment of Jünger’s philosophy and his conception of the age of technology, in which both world and man appear in terms of their…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Travel Writing in Dutch and German, 1790-1930

    Modernity, Regionality, Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison E. 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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

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