Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.
Presents a historical and philosophical overview of the twentieth-century German debates on secularization and their significance for contemporary discussions about the relationship between theology and modernity.
Critically assesses the experiences of men in the Holocaust.
Offers philosophical and psychological reflections on cruelty and tenderness.
Demonstrates how four books by dissident German intellectuals served as a rebuke to the Nazi regime.
Shows the relevance of Schiller’s thought for contemporary philosophy, particularly aesthetics, ethics, and politics.
A comprehensive study of Lessing’s religious thought.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
Tells the story of Bavaria’s acquisition of ancient Greek sculptures that rivaled those acquired by England from the Parthenon.
Bilingual English-German edition of second collection published by the German poet, dramatist, and philosopher Karoline von Günderrode (1780–1806).
Chronicles how the SED, a once villified political party, transformed itself into a viable national political party.
Explores the relationship between disciplinarity and contemporary ethics of scholarship about the Holocaust.
Examines the body in literature and science in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe.
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Examines Brecht's use of the theatre as a public arena for political change.
Explores the role of language, history, and politics in Romantic literature and thought, from Kant to Yeats.
Uses the figure of the mad poet to explore the connections between madness and creativity.
Explores contemporary uses of letters and letter writing—including electronic mail—in literature, film, and art.
Examines masculinity in German culture, society, and literature from 1945 to the present.
Analyzes East German feminism for an American audience through an exploration of their women writers.
Available for the first time in English, this study offers insights into the genesis of German Romanticism.
Ten short stories and a dramatic monologue by one of contemporary Austria's most important and provocative writers.
This first English-language consideration of Valentin Weigel, an important but neglected figure in German intellectual history, examines his life and his writings on tolerance.
Investigates the intellectual affinities of Adorno and Nietzsche, culminating in a discussion of their readings of Wagner, who serves as a medium and supplement for their critiques of modern culture.
This first book-length work of the prominent German philosopher Gunter Figal to appear in English offers a radical defense of metaphysical philosophy in the era of postmodern thought.
In its determination to take absolute control, the Third Reich focused on the nation's youth, reserving for the schools the vital task of refashioning the German psyche. This book examines these propaganda ...
Rich, diverse, and complex, this anthology presents the new prose fiction of women from both Germanys and Austria and the working papers of the German women's movement since the late 1960s. The alternation ...