Studies in German & Scandinavian Lit. after 1500

Studies in German & Scandinavian Lit. after 1500

A Festschrift in Honor of George C. Schoolfield

Edited by James A. Parente, Richard E. Schade


Camden House



A collection of essays on varied aspects of German and Scandinavian literature.
This collection of essays by prominent German and Scandinavian literary scholars contains articles on early modern German writing and on 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century German, Danish, Faeroese, Norwegian, and Swedish literature. The essays regard the literary work in its historical context, addressing such issues as the relationship of literature to contemporary intellectual and political life, the representation of women and the nature of the female literary voice, the construction of national canons, and the differences between literary and historical writing.


April 1993
504 pages
9x6 in
Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
ISBN: 9781879751231
Format: Hardback
Camden House
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"This publication is typical of some of the best aspects of German Studies in the United States. . . . This volume illustrates how much is to be gained by refusing to allow traditional assessments of what constitutes German literature . . . to determine our perception of our subject." NOTES AND QUERIES

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