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Concise History of German Literature to 1900 : Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture - Kim Vivian

Concise History of German Literature to 1900

Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture

By: Kim Vivian (Editor)

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Published: 2nd February 2006
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At long last a new, readable history of German literature. Each epochof German literature is treated against its historical and sociologicalbackdrop by experts in the literature of that period. Vivian'sConcise History of German Literature to 1900 provides amuch-needed reference work that is clear, incisive, and based on themost recent research here and abroad. It is written in a way intendedto appeal to the general reader, the student (both graduate andundergraduate), and to the German major. Even specialists in Germanliterature will find tidbits of information, connections, and judgmentsthat place aspects of German literary history in a new, informativelight.

Preface
The Early Middle Ages: Gothic and Old High Germanp. 1
Middle High Germanp. 21
Late Middle High German, Renaissance, and Reformationp. 58
Baroquep. 91
Enlightenmentp. 123
Storm and Stressp. 139
Classicismp. 164
Romanticismp. 196
Young Germanyp. 224
Biedermeierp. 240
Realismp. 262
Naturalismp. 289
About the Authorsp. 312
Books for further readingp. 315
Indexp. 326
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ISBN: 9781879751309
ISBN-10: 1879751305
Series: Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 357
Published: 2nd February 2006
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 55.9 x 38.1  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.57