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Kritik: German Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Series

Kritik: German Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Series includes current scholarship from a variety of disciplines on German literature and culture. We are not currently accepting submissions for this series.

In Babel's Shadow

Language, Philology, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Tuska Benes

A comprehensive cultural history of the language sciences in nineteenth-century Germany.

Hardcover
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333044
$56.99

Aby Warburg and Anti-Semitism

Political Perspectives on Images and Culture

Charlotte Schoell-Glass

A landmark study on Aby Warburg’s life and work, translated into English.

Hardcover
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814332559
$56.99

Disciplining Germany

Youth, Reeducation, and Reconstruction after the Second World War

Jaimey Fisher

A look at how the discussions, debates, and controversies in Germany about youth and reeducation after World War II helped Germans come to terms with their Nazi past, negotiate Allied occupation, and construct postwar German identity.

Hardcover
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814333297
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814337431

After Images

Photography, Archaeology, and Psychoanalysis and the Tradition of Bildung

Eric Downing

Examining literature and cultural theory of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this volume considers connections between photography, archaeology, and psychoanalysis and their effects on conceptions of the self and Bildung.

Hardcover
Published: August 2006
ISBN: 9780814333013
$59.99

Time's Visible Surface

Alois Riegl and the Discourse on History and Temporality in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

Michael Gubser

Expands our understanding of Alois Riegl beyond his role as an art historian to a pivotal figure in cultural theory at large, while placing his interest in history and time within the intellectual world of fin-de-siècle Vienna.

Hardcover
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332085
$57.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337462

Fabricating Pleasure

Fashion, Entertainment, and Cultural Consumption in Germany, 1780-1830

Karin Wurst

Traces how the German middle class created a unique form of domestic culture that fused consumption with high culture in fashionable forms of entertainment.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814331316
$62.99

Words from Abroad

Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers

Katja Garloff

Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332450
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814335772

History, Fiction, and Germany

Writing the Nineteenth-Century Nation

Brent O. Peterson

A study of the content, development, and transmission of German identity during the nineteenth century as Germany’s national narrative took shape in historical fiction and in both popular and academic history.

Hardcover
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332009
$56.99

Foreign Words

Translator-Authors in the Age of Goethe

Susan Bernofsky

A new perspective on the principal developments in translation practice and theory in Germany during the Age of Goethe with emphasis on the work of Goethe, Hölderlin, and Kleist as translators.

eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814337356

About Face

German Physiognomic Thought from Lavater to Auschwitz

Richard T. Gray

A critical history of physiognomic thought in German-speaking Europe that traces the roots of twentieth-century racial profiling to the Enlightenment.

Hardcover
Published: March 2004
ISBN: 9780814331798
$54.99