Germano-Slavica

Academic journal covering Germanic and Slavic comparative studies.

Articles from Vol. 14, Annual

Between God and Ubermensch: Viacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov and His Vacillating Struggle with Nietzsche
At the end of the nineteenth century, a considerable part of the Russian intelligentsia became acquainted with the works and thoughts of Friedrich Nietzsche, which for many of them was both a source of inspiration and a challenge to further reflection....
Eastern Europe and the Cultural Poetics of the Chivalric Tournament in Medieval Germany: Biterolf Und Dietleib, Ottokar Von Steiermark's Osterreichische Reimchronik and Ludwig Von Eyb's Turnierbuch
I. Biterolf und Dietleib The mid-twelfth century anonymous German epic Biterolf und Dietleib divides the European continent into two hostile spheres: a southeastern sphere centered around the east European, "Hunnish" court of Etzel, and a northwestern...
Editorial
This year, 2003, marks the thirtieth anniversary of Germano-Slavica, which was founded in 1973 by the late J. William Dyck at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Dyck served as the journal's editor from its Spring 1973 issue until 1981, when the editorship...
Literary Images of Galicia in 1846: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach and the Polish Nation
In the history of Galicia, Polish territory ceded to Austria after the Partitions of Poland, (1) the year 1846 became a caesura that influenced Polish views on how to regain the cultural capital to preserve a distinctive Western identity for Polish...
The Fictional World of Garshin and Borchert: "The Red Flower" and "The Dandelion"
Vsevolod Garshin's "The Red Flower" ("Krasnyi tsvetok" 1883) and Wolfgang Borchert's "The Dandelion" ("Die Hundeblume" 1947) are famous stories with remarkably similar structures, yet as far as I know they have not received a comparative treatment....
The Formula of Self-Formation: Bildung and Vospitanie in Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Gorky's Mother
"Let me put it quite succinctly: even as a youth I had the vague desire and intention to develop myself fully, myself as I am."--Wilhelm Meister from Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship "It is another life. All of you ... are also side by...
Zur Historischen Entwicklung Des Renarrativs Im Bulgarischen
1. Einen der interessantesten Charakterzuge der bulgarischen Gegenwartssprache stellt der sogenannte Renarrativ dar, der auch als Wiedererzahlmodus oder indirekte Erlebnisformen bezeichnet wird und nach wie vor das Interesse der Forschung findet. Hierbei...