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Germanics: Books, Dissertations, Manuscripts

Library resources for the study of German language and literature.

Selected eBooks in Germanics

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book cover: The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary
book cover: Odysseys of Recognition: Performing Intersubjectivity in Homer, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Goethe, and Kleist
book cover: Cosmopolitan Parables: Trauma and Responsibility in Contemporary Germany
book cover: Goethe's Ghosts: Reading and the Persistence of Literature
book cover: Children’s Literature in Hitler’s Germany: The Cultural Policy of National Socialism
book cover: Letters on God and Letters to a Young Woman
book cover: Wilhalm Von Wenden : Text, Übersetzung, Kommentar
book cover: Women Writing War: From German Colonialism through World War I
book cover: The End-Times in Medieval German Literature: Sin, Evil, and the Apocalypse
book cover: Kafka for the Twenty-First Century
book cover: Biological Modernism: The New Human in Weimar Culture
book cover: Mad Mädchen : Popfeminism and Generational Conflict in Recent German Literature and Film
book cover: The Spell of Italy: Vacation, Magic, and the Attraction of Goethe
book cover: Imperial Fictions: German Literature Before and Beyond the Nation-State
book cover: Satire and Society in Wilhelmine Germany: Kladderadatsch and Simplicissimus, 1890--1914
book cover: The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative
book cover: Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives
book cover: Goethe and the Myth of the Bildungsroman: Rethinking the Wilhelm Meister Novels
book cover: Das Nibelungenlied : Text und Einführung
book cover: Mediamorphosis : Kafka and the Moving Image
book cover: Die Münchner Schriftstellerin Carry Brachvogel : Literatin, Salondame, Frauenrechtlerin
book cover: Deaths in Venice : The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach
book cover: Nazi Film Melodrama
book cover: Emerging German-Language Novelists of the Twenty-First Century
book cover: They Divided the Sky: A Novel by Christa Wolf
book cover: Debating German Cultural Identity since 1989
book cover: Fiktionales Versus Faktuales Erzählen Fremden Bewusstseins
book cover: My Blue Piano
book cover: Post-Wall German Cinema and National History: Utopianism and Dissent
book cover: Mediating Culture in the Seventeenth-Century German Novel: Eberhard Werner Happel, 1647-1690
book cover: Bodily Desire, Desired Bodies: Gender and Desire in Early Twentieth-Century German and Austrian Novels and Paintings
book cover: Cosmopolitical Claims : Turkish-German Literatures from Nadolny to Pamuk
book cover: Rewriting Germany from the Margins : Other German Literature of the 1980S And 1990S
book cover: Verbindungen : Frauen – DDR – Literatur
book cover: Nomadic Ethics in Contemporary Women's Writing in German: Strange Subjects

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