German Quarterly

Quarterly journal specializing in topics on German history, literature, culture, and film.

Articles from Vol. 87, No. 3, Summer

1938. Kunst. Künstler. Politik
Atlan, Eva, Raphael Gross and Julia Voss, eds. 1938. Kunst. Künstler. Politik. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2013. 340 pp. euro24.90 (paperback).The year 1938 has long been recognized as a pivotal one and a turning point in the develop - ment of National Socialist...
Bernhard, Suffering, and the Value of Language1
In memoriam Sidney MorgenbesserReflection on the nature of language dominated twentieth-century philosophy in both its Anglo-American and European veins. Both traditions are concerned to investigate the relation of language, broadly conceived, to experience,...
Bilderwelten. Fotografien Aus Dem Bildarchiv der ETH-Bibliothek / Pictorial Worlds: Photographs from the Image Archive. ETH-Bibliothek 3: Forschung Im Focus / Science in Sight/Wozu Bilder? Gebrauchsweisen der Fotografie
Gasser, Michael, and Nicole Graf, eds. Bilderwelten. Fotografien aus dem Bildarchiv der ETH-Bibliothek / Pictorial Worlds: Photographs from the Image Archive. ETH-Bibliothek 3: Forschung im Focus/Science in Sight. Zürich: ETH-Bibliothek, Scheidegger...
Divine Wisdom: The Christological Interpretation of Sapientia in Johannes Von Tepl's der Ackermann
In the thirty-third chapter of Johannes von Tepl's Der Ackermann, God delivers his judgment on the preceding quarrel between a mourning widower and the personified figure of Death. God judges in Death's favor, and he justifies his judgment as follows:1Der...
Erinnerung, Schuld Und Neubeginn. Deutsche Literatur Im Schatten Von Weltkrieg Und Holocaust
Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literature and CultureVogt, Jochen. Erinnerung, Schuld und Neubeginn. Deutsche Literatur im Schatten von Weltkrieg und Holocaust. German Life and Civilization 59. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang, 2014. 451 pp. 181.95 (paperback)."Too...
Gedichte - Prosa - ÜBersetzungen
Spreitzer, Brigitte, ed. Anna Freud. Gedichte * Prosa - Übersetzungen. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014. 363 pp. euro29.90 (paperback).As Brigitte Spreitzer herself points out in her detailed and thoughtful introduction to this collection of Anna Freud's literary...
Hitlers Menschenhändler. das Schicksal der «Austauschjuden»
German Studies across the DisciplinesAmmann, Thomas, and Stefan Aust. Hitlers Menschenhändler. Das Schicksal der Mustauschjuden». Berlin: Rotbuch Verlag, 2013. 334 pp. euro24.99 (hardcover).It does not happen every day that a reviewer turns out to be...
Ikonisierung, Kritik, Wiederentdeckung. Gisela Elsner Und Die Literatur der Bundesrepublik
Hehl, Michael Peter, and Christine Künzel, eds. Ikonisierung, Kritik, Wiederentdeckung. Gisela Eisner und die Literatur der Bundesrepublik. Munich: edition text + kritik, 2014. 202 pp. euro29.00 (hardcover).The fate and legacy of Gisela Eisner raises...
Nazi Germany and the Humanities. How German Academics Embraced Nazism
Rabinbach, Anson, and Wolfgang Bialas, eds. Nazi Germany and The Humanities. How German Academics Embraced Nazism. Oxford: Oneworld, 2014. lii + 428 pp. ;£25.00 (paperback).The world of science and academe in National Socialist Germany has drawn inreasing...
Prekariat Im 19. Jahrhundert. Armenfürsorge Und Alltagsbewältigung in Stadt Und Land
Sczesny, Anke, Rolf Kießling and Johannes Burkhardt, eds. Prekariat im 19. Jahrhundert. Armenfürsorge und Alltagsbewältigung in Stadt und Land. Materialien zur Geschichte der Fugger 7. Augsburg: Wißner Verlag, 2014.190 pp. euro19.80 (paperback).The title...
Rechtfertigungen Des Unrechts. das Rechtsdenken Im Nationalsozialismus in Originaltexten
Pauer-Studer, Herlinde, and Julian Fink, eds. Rechtfertigungen des Unrechts. Das Rechtsdenken im Nationalsozialismus in Originaltexten. Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2014. 563 pp. euro22.00 (paperback).Few notions have been as integral to the self-understanding...
Repetitio Sententiarum, Repetitio Verborum: Kant, Hamann, and the Implications of Citation
Precisely as a repetition of language, citation entails an act of speaking that is, at the same time, an act oflistening, or an act ofwriting that also involves an act of reading.1 Despite this conjoined effort, citational practice tends to privilege...
Richard Strauss Handbuch
Werbeck, Walter, ed. Richard Strauss Handbuch. Stuttgart: Metzler, Bärenreiter, 2014. xxxiii + 583 pp. euro79.95 (hardcover).Like many of the handbooks published by Metzler, this one too, published in the year of the 150th anniversary of Strauss's birth,...
"Wie ein Schatten Ging Ich Meinen Weg Zu Ende"-Emigrantinnen Aus Wissenschaft Und Kunst. Autobiographische Rückblenden Aus Dem Jahr 1940
Bartmann, Sylke, ed. "Wieein Schattengingichmeinen WegzuEnde "-Emigrantinnen aus Wissenschaft und Kunst. Autobiographische Rückblenden aus dem Jahr 1940. Opladen: Budrich UniPress, 2013. 248 pp. euro29.90 (paperback).This volume consists of nine biographical...
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