• Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

      Arte of English Poesie

      by George Puttenham (author)

      Published in 1589, The Arte of English Poesie can be considered the first full-scale work of poetic criticism in England—“a noble monument,” in Professor Hathaway’s words, “astraddle the rude beginnings of the speculative aspects of English li

    • January 2011

      Optische Poesie

      Von den prähistorischen Schriftzeichen bis zu den digitalen Experimenten der Gegenwart

      by Klaus Peter Dencker

      Klaus Peter Dencker, visual poet, Germanist and media theorist, documents the spectrum of forms of optical poetry from its pre-historic beginnings up to the present digital age. The compendium provides a typology of optical poetry, an international histor

    • July 2015

      Das Wissen der Poesie

      Lyrik, Versepik und die Wissenschaften im 19. Jahrhundert

      by Henning Hufnagel, Olav Krämer

      The essays in this volume investigate references to scientific knowledge in 19th century lyrical and epic verse. The case studies address examples from French, German, and English literature and inquire into the functions of scientific references as well

    • October 2008

      Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeit

      Studien zum Verhältnis der Literatur mit ihrer Wissenschaft

      by Matthias Buschmeier

      The book contains studies in the exchange relationship between literary and academic discourse, with an emphasis on the period from approx. 1750 to approx. 1830. The authors dealt with include F. A. Wolf, J. G. Herder, F. Schlegel, Achim v. Arnim, the Bro

    • September 2014

      Philologie der Poesie

      Von Goethe bis Peter Szondi

      by Christoph König

      Literary scholars and poets are like intimate strangers. They owe their closeness to literature and their alienation to their different relationship to productivity. This book examines Goethe, Friedrich Schlegel, Lönnrot, Hofmannstahl, and Szondi, among o

    • April 2009

      La La traduction de la poésie allemande en français dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle

      Réception et interaction poétique

      by Christine Lombez

      This study analyses the general significance of translation in the literary life of an epoch, a country and a language, and engages in particular with the status of German lyric poetry in French literature in the first half of the 19th century. In the wid

    • September 2013

      Alchemie und Poesie

      Deutsche Alchemikerdichtungen des 15. bis 17. Jahrhunderts. Untersuchungen und Texte

      by Joachim Telle, Didier Kahn, Wilhelm Kühlmann

      The studies presented in “Alchemy and Poetry” constitute an 'alchemical Parnassus' without parallel in the historiography of literature in the German language. This work documents for the first time a subset of early-modern points of intersection between

    • January 2015

      Spekulation als Poesie

      Ästhetische Reflexion und literarische Darstellung bei Schiller und Hölderlin

      by Christine Rühling

      Around 1800, Schiller and Hölderlin were among the authors who separated literature from philosophy and assigned literature a special status due to its quality of presentation. This study reconstructs their argumentation and uses example literary texts to

    • January 2000

      Vollständige deutsche Poesie

      1688

      by Albrecht Christian Rotth, Rosmarie Zeller

      This poetological work by the college teacher and pastor A.C. Rotth of Halle is the most extensive German-language poetics of the 17th century and the only detailed genre poetics. With its discussion of J.-D. Huet's tractate on the romance, it is the firs

    • July 2007

      Poesie der Grammatik und Grammatik der Poesie

      Sämtliche Gedichtanalysen. Kommentierte deutsche Ausgabe. Band 1: Poetologische Schriften und Analysen zur Lyrik vom Mittelalter bis zur Aufklärung. Band 2: Analysen zur Lyrik von der Romantik bis zur Moderne

      by Roman Jakobson, Hendrik Birus, Sebastian Donat

      Jakobson’s late work ‘Poetry of Grammar and Grammar of Poetry’ (1981) is world-renowned as a milestone in modern literary theory. Yet hardly anyone is equal to the multilingual challenge it presents. A remedy is offered by this translation with full comme

    • November 2007

      Poesie und Konspiration

      Beziehungssinn und Zeichenökonomie von Verschwörungsszenarien in Publizistik, Literatur und Wissenschaft 1750-1850

      by Ralf Klausnitzer

      Conspiracy theories hold an unending fascination. As early as the 17th century, stories were in circulation of the allegedly omnipotent Jesuit Order and its global activities. 18th century journalists observe the numerous secret societies and search for t

    • February 2013

      Norm und Poesie

      Zur expliziten und impliziten Poetik in der lateinischen Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit

      by Beate Hintzen, Roswitha Simons

      This volumeis devotedto the abundance of poetics from the Early Modern period that, from the 15th century onward, drew on ancient traditions, andwere primarily published in Latin. The authors analyze normative poetics, major tractates about poetology, and

    • June 2016

      Poesie-Erotik-Witz

      Humorvoll-spöttische Versinschriften zu Liebe und Körperlichkeit in Pompeji und Umgebung

      by Andreas Spal

      The places destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., especially Pompeii, have preserved a precious trove of non-monumental inscriptions relating to ancient daily life. Then as now, eroticism and humor were often combined and sometimes put in

    • January 1992

      Poesie - Theologie - Politik

      Studien zu Kurt Marti

      by Christof Mauch

      Diese Arbeit ist die erste umfassende und kritische Studie zum Werk des Schweizer Schriftstellers und Theologen Kurt Marti (*1921). Sie bietet eine übersichtliche Einführung in Martis Werk, einen Blick auf wichtige biographische Voraussetzungen, eine Seri

    • January 1997

      Heilige Poesie

      Zu einem literarischen Modell bei Pyra, Klopstock und Wieland

      by Joachim Jacob

      The upheavals in European philosophy, religion and literature caused by the advent of the Age of Enlightenment did not leave the ancient and venerable tradition of Christian literature unaffected. One offshoot of the encounter was the idea of a form of 's

    • January 2002

      Hermetische Poesie des Frühbarock

      Die "Cantilenae intellectuales" Michael Maiers. Edition mit Übersetzung, Kommentar und Bio-Bibliographie

      by Erik Leibenguth

      A detailed account is given here of the life and work of the physician, humanist and Rosicrucian Michael Maier (1568-1622). An outline of the reception accorded to his works up to the present is followed by a closely argued biographical study relegating m

    • April 2006

      Poésie et Liturgie

      XIX e -XX e siècles

      by Martine Bercot, Catherine Mayaux

      Dans la poésie française et francophone de la modernité, la relation entre écriture poétique et formes liturgiques se montre persistante et toujours renouvelée. Cet ouvrage en étudie les variations. De l’imitation à

    • October 2007

      Theatre, Fiction, and Poetry in the French Long Seventeenth Century - Le Théâtre, le roman, et la poésie à l’âge classique

      by William Brooks, Rainer Zaiser

      In June 2006 delegates from eight countries representing six French, US, and British-based learned societies met at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, for a conference on the French long seventeenth century entitled ‘Modernités/Modernities’. Nineteen of

    • July 2009

      Guillevic : La poésie à la lumière du quotidien

      by Michael Brophy

      Infatigable parcours de vie en écriture, l’œuvre guillevicienne aime, ruse, ose et jubile « peut-être plus dans le quotidien / Que dans l’exceptionnel ». Le poète procède par tâtonnements en faisant de l’ordinaire des jo

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