Life's Golden Tree: Studies in German Literature from the Renaissance to Rilke

Life's Golden Tree: Studies in German Literature from the Renaissance to Rilke

by Thomas Kerth
     
 
The essays in this volume, contributed by well-known Germanists and those working in the field of comparative literature, take fresh looks at key figures and issues in German literary and cultural studies, from the medieval to the post-modernist period.

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The essays in this volume, contributed by well-known Germanists and those working in the field of comparative literature, take fresh looks at key figures and issues in German literary and cultural studies, from the medieval to the post-modernist period.

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A collection of 13 scholarly essays critically examining key figures and issues in German literature from the medieval to modern periods. The analyses outline images of childhood in German biblical drama, Baroque literature, the production of emblems in Nuremberg, and German lyric poets of the 20th century. Some of the key writers in the discussions include Sibylle Schwarz, Simon Dach, Heinrich Heine, Margot Scharpenberg, and Rainer Maria Rilke. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781571130808
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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