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German Studies

Our German Studies titles at Cambridge Scholars Publishing form a small but rapidly expanding collection, encompassing interdisciplinary works exploring German culture, philosophy and German language studies alongside focused titles on key German works of literature. The works of leading scholars in the field are included alongside ground-breaking research presented at key academic conferences in the field, offering a broad and thought-provoking range of insights.

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Between Myth and Reality

“In 2004 Ettore Ghibellino published his provocative thesis that Goethe’s beloved was not Charlotte von Stein but the Dowager Duchess, Anna Amalia. Ghibellino claimed that Charlotte, the former lady-in-waiting of Anna Amalia, acted as a ‘straw woman’ and that the many letters, and the love they expressed, were really meant for Anna...
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From Weimar to Christiania

From Weimar to Christiania is a new compilation of graduate student work in the fields of German and Scandinavian Studies. Resulting from research presented at a unique graduate student conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, these essays utilize a wide variety of disciplinary approaches and represent an ambitious a...
£29.99

Mapping Channels between G...

From the middle ages to the twenty-first century, India has held a fascination in the German imagination, not only as geographical location, but also as a philosophical and spiritual concept. Similarly, India has long held an interest in German language and culture, including wide recognition of several German authors, philosophers...
£34.99

Mediating Germany

Popular culture in the German-speaking world has reacted in numerous ways to the demands of contemporary life, combining century-old traditions but also addressing current political and social debates. The essays collected in this volume offer case studies of popular fiction, theatre, hip-hop and rock music, events like the love pa...
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Myth as Symbol

The mythological patrimony is an excellent example of the unconscious creative ability that brings reason both to the existence of myth as well as to its symbolic function. Reconsidering the connection between literature and psychoanalysis, this study starts from the Jungian archetypal theory up to the Freudian unconscious and its ...
£39.99

Myth

Myth presents the latest interdisciplinary research by graduate students in the fields of German and Scandinavian studies, compiling papers that were introduced at the eponymous 2008 graduate student conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Focusing on myths in and about German and Scandinavian societies, these essay...
£34.99

Rebellion and Revolution

Rebellion and Revolution: Defiance in German Language, History and Art is a transnational collection of twelve essays by scholars of history, literature and film. It offers new perspectives on several of the key moments in history when the German revolutionary spirit was at its peak. Inspired by both the 20th anniversary of the Fal...
£39.99

Romanesque Architecture an...

This book seeks to offer a detailed survey of the Romanesque Architectural style preserved in Central Europe. It traces developments of the style from earliest examples of the post-Carolingian period to the height of sophistication during the transition to Gothic. It begins with a survey of the remains and reconstructions of the pa...
£54.99

Shifting Viewpoints

This study shows that Cervantes’s works actively influenced the literature of a number of twentieth- and early twenty-first-century writers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. This time period was marked by numerous significant events, including World War I, the first attempts at democracy, the rise of the Nazis, World War II, th...
£44.99

Strategies of Humor in Pos...

The fourteen chapters in this anthology feature original analyses of contemporary German-language literary texts, films, political cartoons, cabaret, and other types of performance. The artworks display a wide spectrum of humor modes, such as irony, satire, the grotesque, Jewish humor, and slapstick, as responses to unification wit...
£44.99
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