Author: 
Kathrin Engel
Reviewer: 
Bertram M. Gordon

Gordon on Engel, 'Deutsche Kulturpolitik im besetzten Paris 1940-1944: Film und Theater'

Kathrin Engel. Deutsche Kulturpolitik im besetzten Paris 1940-1944: Film und Theater. München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2003. 464 S. EUR 49.80 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-486-56739-7.

Reviewed by Bertram M. Gordon (Department of History, Mills College) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Author: 
Bénédicte Savoy
Reviewer: 
Philip Dwyer

Dwyer on Savoy, 'Patrimoine annexé: Les siasies de bien culturels pratiqués par la France en Allemagne autour de 1800'

Bénédicte Savoy. Patrimoine annexé: Les siasies de bien culturels pratiqués par la France en Allemagne autour de 1800. Paris: Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2003. . EUR 94.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-2-7351-0988-3.

Reviewed by Philip Dwyer (School of Liberal Arts, University of Newcastle, Australia) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Artistic Looting and "Cultural Appropriations" in Napoleonic Germany

Author: 
Ludger Scherer, Rolf Lohse, eds.
Reviewer: 
Anke Finger

Finger on Scherer and Lohse, 'Avantgarde und Komik'

Ludger Scherer, Rolf Lohse, eds. Avantgarde und Komik. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2004. 353 pp. $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-1722-1.

Reviewed by Anke Finger (Department of Modern and Classical Languages, University of Connecticut) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Humor as a Playground for the Avant-Gardes

Author: 
Herbert Kraft
Reviewer: 
Cyrus Shahan

Shahan on Kraft, 'Musil'

Herbert Kraft. Musil. Wien: Paul Zsolnay Verlag, 2003. 357 pp. EUR 23.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-552-05280-2.

Reviewed by Cyrus Shahan (Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

A Novel Biography

Author: 
Suzanne Marchand, David Lindenfeld, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sabine Wieber

Wieber on Marchand and Lindenfeld, 'Germany at the Fin de SiÖ¨cle: Culture, Politics, and Ideas'

Suzanne Marchand, David Lindenfeld, eds. Germany at the Fin de SiÖ¨cle: Culture, Politics, and Ideas. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. 330 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2979-1.

Reviewed by Sabine Wieber (School of Art History, Film and Visual Studies, Birkbeck College, London) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Wilhelmine Germany Reassessed

Author: 
Bernhard Rieger, Peter Baldwin, Christopher Clark
Reviewer: 
Anselm C. Heinrich

Heinrich on Rieger and Baldwin and Clark, 'Technology and the Culture of Modernity in Britain and Germany, 1890-1945: New Studies in European History'

Bernhard Rieger, Peter Baldwin, Christopher Clark. Technology and the Culture of Modernity in Britain and Germany, 1890-1945: New Studies in European History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 319 S. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84528-1.

Reviewed by Anselm C. Heinrich (Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Author: 
Lars Rensmann
Reviewer: 
Anthony Kauders

Kauders on Rensmann, 'Demokratie und Judenbild: Antisemitismus in der politischen Kultur der Bundesrepublik Deutschland'

Lars Rensmann. Demokratie und Judenbild: Antisemitismus in der politischen Kultur der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, GWV Fachverlage, 2004. 541 S. EUR 44.90 (broschiert), ISBN 978-3-531-14006-3.

Reviewed by Anthony Kauders (Keele University) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Wissenschaft for Wissenschaftler

Author: 
Daniel Beller-McKenna
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Koehler

Koehler on Beller-McKenna, 'Brahms and the German Spirit'

Daniel Beller-McKenna. Brahms and the German Spirit. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2004. 243 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01318-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan Koehler (Department of History, University of Rochester) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

The Elusive Spirit of Johannes Brahms

Author: 
SiobhÖ¡n Donovan, Robin Elliott, eds.
Reviewer: 
Estelle Joubert

Joubert on Donovan and Elliott, 'Music and Literature in German Romanticism'

SiobhÖ¡n Donovan, Robin Elliott, eds. Music and Literature in German Romanticism. Rochester: Camden House, 2004. xxix + 233 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-258-1.

Reviewed by Estelle Joubert (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford) Published on H-German (October, 2005)

Capturing the Ineffable: Music, Literature, and the Aesthetics of Romanticism

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