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Product Description: BETWEEN 1933 AND 1945 MEMBERS OF THREE GROUPS-THE Nazi fascists, Inner Emigration, and Exiles-fought with equal fervor over who could definitively claim to represent the authentically "great German culture," as it was culture that imparted real value to both the state and the individual...read more

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9780857455901 | Berghahn Books, December 1, 2012, cover price $120.00

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9781782383857 | Reprint edition (Berghahn Books, September 30, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: BETWEEN 1933 AND 1945 MEMBERS OF THREE GROUPS-THE Nazi fascists, Inner Emigration, and Exiles-fought with equal fervor over who could definitively claim to represent the authentically "great German culture," as it was culture that imparted real value to both the state and the individual.

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Product Description: Nach einem kurzen Abriss der DDR-Geschichte folgen in diesem Buch vierzehn Aufsätze, in denen in chronologischer Folge einige Zentralfragen der Literatur dieses Staats sowie ihrer Hauptautoren, darunter Bertolt Brecht, Erwin Strittmatter, Herbert Otto, Heiner Müller, Hermann Kant, Wolf Biermann, Alfred Wellm, Volker Braun und Christoph Hein, behandelt werden...read more

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9783034308861 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 11, 2013, cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Nach einem kurzen Abriss der DDR-Geschichte folgen in diesem Buch vierzehn Aufsätze, in denen in chronologischer Folge einige Zentralfragen der Literatur dieses Staats sowie ihrer Hauptautoren, darunter Bertolt Brecht, Erwin Strittmatter, Herbert Otto, Heiner Müller, Hermann Kant, Wolf Biermann, Alfred Wellm, Volker Braun und Christoph Hein, behandelt werden.

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Product Description: Trotz mancher Diffamierungskampagnen, bei denen es vor allem um seine marxistischen Anschauungen ging, hat Brecht – im Gegensatz zu einer Reihe anderer linker Autoren – seinen Rang als einer der Klassiker der Weltliteratur des 20...read more

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9783631600023 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 18, 2010, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Trotz mancher Diffamierungskampagnen, bei denen es vor allem um seine marxistischen Anschauungen ging, hat Brecht – im Gegensatz zu einer Reihe anderer linker Autoren – seinen Rang als einer der Klassiker der Weltliteratur des 20.

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Product Description: The rich conceptual and experiential relays between music and philosophy—echoes of what Theodor W. Adorno once called Klangfiguren, or "sound figures"—resonate with heightened intensity during the period of modernity that extends from early German Idealism to the Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School...read more
By Jost Hermand (editor) and Gerhard Richter (editor)

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9780299219307 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, September 1, 2006, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The rich conceptual and experiential relays between music and philosophy—echoes of what Theodor W.

Product Description: This volume brings together papers presented at a conference entitled 'Experiencing the Garden in the Eighteenth Century', held at the University of London in 2004. The papers focused on the theme of experience, an especially inportant aspect of eighteenth-century garden design.
By Martin Calder (editor) and Jost Hermand

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9780820469850 | 1st edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 18, 2006), cover price $57.95 | About this edition: This volume brings together papers presented at a conference entitled 'Experiencing the Garden in the Eighteenth Century', held at the University of London in 2004.

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Product Description: Goethes Rezeption in Deutschland war anfangs höchst kontrovers und wandelte sich erst im Laufe der Zeit zu einer Verkultung des Dichters. Das Buch geht mit einer dialektisierenden Optik an Goethe heran. Anhand der beiden Kategorien «Pro» und «Contra» werden Werk und Wirkung Goethes aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln betrachtet und in den geistesgeschichtlichen Kontext eingereiht...read more

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9783039101757 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 30, 2005, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Goethes Rezeption in Deutschland war anfangs höchst kontrovers und wandelte sich erst im Laufe der Zeit zu einer Verkultung des Dichters.

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Product Description: Entgegen vieler nationalistischen, ja sogar präfaschistischen Deutungen der Germanenbilder aus der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts und der Ära der Befreiungskriege sollen in diesem Band sowohl die altständischen, an den Rechten der «alten Freiheit» als auch die an den Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen der alten Germanen orientierten Nationalkonzepte herausgestellt werden...read more

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9783631396711 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 1, 2002, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Entgegen vieler nationalistischen, ja sogar präfaschistischen Deutungen der Germanenbilder aus der zweiten Hälfte des 18.

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Product Description: Weiss’s substantial œuvre has become a casualty of the cold war’s end, the collapse of socialism, and the beginning of a new millennium – as one would call it. This strikes us a valid reason to reconsider Peter Weiss – to face the challenge of rethinking the work of a writer and artist who was a committed socialist and utopian thinker at a time when these very categories have been fundamentally called into question...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jost Hermand (editor) and Marc Silberman (editor)

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9780820448510 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 1, 2000, cover price $64.95

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9780820458199 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 1, 2001, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Weiss’s substantial œuvre has become a casualty of the cold war’s end, the collapse of socialism, and the beginning of a new millennium – as one would call it.

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Product Description: The success of Daniel Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners(1997) and the heated debates that followed its publication exposed once again Germany's long tradition of anti-Semitism as a major cause of the Holocaust. Goldhagen, like many before him, drew a direct and irresistible line from Luther's pamphlets against the Jews to Hitler's attempted annihilation of European Jewry...read more
By Klaus L. Berghahn (editor), Jost Hermand (editor) and Wisconsin Workshop 1999 (other contributor)

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9781571133236 | Camden House, June 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The success of Daniel Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners(1997) and the heated debates that followed its publication exposed once again Germany's long tradition of anti-Semitism as a major cause of the Holocaust.

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Product Description: Who is remembering the German Democratic Republic, and how do they go about it? This volume of «contentious memories» brings together essays and critical responses in a look back at three aspects of GDR studies. It presents an opportunity for self-reflection on German Studies' past and ongoing engagement with the GDR and post-unification transformations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jost Hermand (editor) and Marc Silberman (editor)

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9780820452548 | Reprint edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 1, 2000), cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Who is remembering the German Democratic Republic, and how do they go about it?

By Hans Adler (editor) and Jost Hermand (editor)

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9780820441412 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $62.95

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Product Description: This volume collects the papers presented at a conference that took place in Berkeley, California, in October 1997 in honor of Heinrich Heine's two-hundredth birthday. The theme of that conference was Heine's identity, which was formed and reformed, revised and modified, in relationship to the politics, religion, and nationalism of his era...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jost Hermand (editor) and Robert C. Holub (editor)

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9780820441054 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 1, 1999, cover price $60.95 | About this edition: This volume collects the papers presented at a conference that took place in Berkeley, California, in October 1997 in honor of Heinrich Heine's two-hundredth birthday.

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Product Description: Who is remembering the German Democratic Republic, and how do they go about it? This volume of «contentious memories» brings together essays and critical responses in a look back at three aspects of GDR studies. It presents an opportunity for self-reflection on German Studies' past and ongoing engagement with the GDR and post-unification transformations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jost Hermand (editor), Marc Silberman (editor) and Wisconsin Workshop 1996 (other contributor)

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9780820438436 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 1998, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Who is remembering the German Democratic Republic, and how do they go about it?

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Product Description: Between 1933 and 1945, more than three million children between the ages of seven and sixteen were taken from their homes and sent to Hitler Youth paramilitary camps to be "toughened up" and taught how to be obedient Germans. Separated from their families, these children often endured abuse by the adults in charge...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780810112919 | Northwestern Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Between 1933 and 1945, more than three million children between the ages of seven and sixteen were taken from their homes and sent to Hitler Youth paramilitary camps to be "toughened up" and taught how to be obedient Germans.

Product Description: The terms Heimat, nation, or fatherland have had such controversial histories that they elude all attempts at a one-dimensional definition. Over the course of modern German history, Heimat has come to mean virtually anything: a romantic nostalgia for preindustrial conditions; a conservative emphasis on various ethnic attributes; a feeling of ecological responsibility for a particular region; an aversion for the ugliness brought about by industry; a glorification of the German peasantry as the wellspring of national health; and much more...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jost Hermand (editor) and James Steakley (editor)

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9780820433738 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 1, 1996, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: The terms Heimat, nation, or fatherland have had such controversial histories that they elude all attempts at a one-dimensional definition.

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Product Description: Up to the end of the nineteenth century, Germany largely perceived itself as "the nation of poets and philosophers." But with the enormous popularity of Schubert and Wagner, this began to change. Suddenly, composers also began to play a greater role in theories of national identity, and music theory became and important element of German thought...read more

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9780826407214 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 1995, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Up to the end of the nineteenth century, Germany largely perceived itself as "the nation of poets and philosophers.

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9780826407207 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, June 1, 1994, cover price $95.00

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Product Description: The present volume contains contributions to the Twenty-fourth Wisconsin Workshop on «Postmodern Pluralism and Concepts of Totality». For more than fifty years these two terms have been in the center of a world-wide controversy, be it in political speeches, mass media declarations, newspaper articles, or works of literature...read more
By Jost Hermand (editor)

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9780820426587 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 1, 1995, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: The present volume contains contributions to the Twenty-fourth Wisconsin Workshop on «Postmodern Pluralism and Concepts of Totality».

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Product Description: As the editors write in this volume, “while the dichotomy of ‘high’ and ‘low,’ classical and popular, elitist and trivial has occupied theorists of culture for centuries, very few of them have paid more than scant attention to the various attempts at mediating between these two levels of cultural endeavor...read more
By Reinhold Grimm (editor), Jost Hermand (editor) and Wisconsin Workshop 1991 (other contributor)

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9780299970802 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 15, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: As the editors write in this volume, “while the dichotomy of ‘high’ and ‘low,’ classical and popular, elitist and trivial has occupied theorists of culture for centuries, very few of them have paid more than scant attention to the various attempts at mediating between these two levels of cultural endeavor.

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Product Description: This multidisciplinary collection of readings offers suggestive new interpretations of Richard Wagner’s ideological position in German history.  The issues discussed range from the biographical—the reasons for Wagner’s travels, his spotted political life—to the aesthetic and ideological, regarding his re-creation of medieval Nuremberg, his representations of gender and nationality, his vocal iconography, his anti-Semitism, and his vegetarianarguments, and, finally, his musical heirs...read more

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9780299970765 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, June 15, 1993, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This multidisciplinary collection of readings offers suggestive new interpretations of Richard Wagner’s ideological position in German history.

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Product Description: On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in 1939, the contributors to this volume consider the reactions of German writers, artists and intellectuals to each of these wars...read more
By Reinhold Grimm (editor) and Jost Hermand (editor)

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9780299970741 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in 1939, the contributors to this volume consider the reactions of German writers, artists and intellectuals to each of these wars.

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Product Description: Since Aristotle critics have struggled to distinguish between laughter in comedy and laughter in everyday life. In the theatre, distance breaks the aggressive spell of laughter, the audience laughs without hurting anyone, and laughter becomes an aesthetic experience...read more

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9780299970734 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, February 1, 1991, cover price $19.25 | About this edition: Since Aristotle critics have struggled to distinguish between laughter in comedy and laughter in everyday life.

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