Category: German Studies

Genesis

Genesis

T.J. Reed’s new book Genesis: The Making of Literary Works from Homer to Christa Wolf is a monumental study that seeks the roots of great literary works and the processes… READ MORE

In Memoriam Theodore Ziolkowski

In Memoriam Theodore Ziolkowski

It was with great sadness that I learned of the death on December 5 of Theodore Ziolkowski, professor emeritus and former graduate dean at Princeton; prolific scholar of German Studies,… READ MORE

Where in the World is German now?

Where in the World is German now?

What is the state of German Studies as an academic discipline as we move deeper into the twenty-first century? How does it manifest nationally and globally, what fresh challenges await the discipline and how… READ MORE

Roman Poets in Modern Guise

Roman Poets in Modern Guise

I have long been fascinated by the extent to which Western culture generally and American popular culture specifically have been permeated by Graeco-Roman and Judaeo-Christian elements: from the three Virgilian… READ MORE

Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire

One of the first three volumes in our new Camden House series German Film Classics is Christian Rogowski’s take on the 1987 filmic poem Wings of Desire. Here Dr. Rogowski… READ MORE

Call for Papers: German History in Context

Call for Papers: German History in Context

German History in Context accepts proposals for monographs and edited collections on all aspects of modern German history. We especially encourage submissions on any aspect of post-1945 cultural, political, and… READ MORE