ZS: The Germanic Review - Literature, Culture, Theory, Volume 97, Issue 1 (2022)

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The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory

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The Germanic Review delivers the best of international scholarship in German studies. With contributors representing leading research institutions in the United States, Canada, France, Great Britain, Australia, and Germany, the journal features peer-reviewed articles on German literature and culture, as well as reviews of the latest books in the field. Most articles appear in English, although each year a few are entirely in German. Issues discuss prominent German artists and intellectuals; German national character; and German identity and historical memory. German scholars and students appreciate The Germanic Review’s analyses of German literature, culture, and theory, as well as the lives of German authors.

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Introduction: Friedrich Hölderlin's "Communism of Spirits"

Joseph Albernaz

Communism of Spirits

Friedrich Hölderlin. Translated by Joseph Albernaz and David Brazil

The Missing Word of History: Hölderlin and "Communism"

Joseph Albernaz

Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the Color of Classicism

Alwin Franke

Martha's Melancholia: Racial and Sexual Trauma in Gertrud Kolmar's Die Jüdische Mutter (1931)

Kata Gellen

Mythos and Pathos: Herakles in Peter Weiss's The Aesthetics of Resistance

André Fischer

On the Possibility of Poetic Embodiment: Articulatory Gesture in Paul Celan's "Offene Glottis"

Daniel Carranza


Book Reviews

The Play World: Toys, Texts, and the Transatlantic German Childhood (Patricia Anne Simpson)

Willi Goetschel

Langsame Katastrophen. Eine Poetik der Erdgeschichte (Oliver Völker)

Jason Groves

Geschichten zerstören. Antinarrative Prosa in der österreichischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts (Viktor Konitzer)

Beate Sommerfeld


The Editors welcome manuscripts of high analytic quality that are relevant to German literature, culture, and theory. 

The Germanic Review receives all manuscript submissions electronically via its ScholarOne Manuscripts site located at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ger.

If you have any other requests, please contact Oliver Simons, Executive Editor, at o.simons@columbia.edu.

Authors interested in reviewing books please contact the book review editor André Flicker at andre.flicker@mail.utoronta.ca


Redaktion: Constanze Baum – Lukas Büsse – Mark-Georg Dehrmann – Nils Gelker – Markus Malo – Alexander Nebrig – Johannes Schmidt

Diese Ankündigung wurde von H-GERMANISTIK [Lukas Büsse] betreut – editorial-germanistik@mail.h-net.msu.edu