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Title German Baroque literature : the European perspective / edited by Gerhart Hoffmeister.

Imprint New York : Ungar Pub. Co., c1983.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  830.9004 G317 1983    ---  Available
Description vi, 377 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents 1. The background to the literary epoch: Renaissance, mannerism, Baroque / Gerald Gillespie -- Poetic theory and logical tradition / Friedrich Gaede -- The Thirty Years War and its impact on literature / Michael M. Metzger and Erika A. Metzger -- The emblematic tradition and Baroque poetry / Peter M. Daly -- Baroque philology: the position of German in the European family of languages / Peter Schaeffer -- 2. The comparative view: Neo-Latin tradition and vernacular poetry / Leonard Forster -- Spain in German literature of the seventeenth century / Barbara Becker-Cantarino -- The French model / Janis L. Solomon -- The English comedians in Germany / Gerhart Hoffmeister -- The Dutch example / Robert R. Heitner -- Excursus: German Baroque literature in colonial America / Christoph E. Schweitzer -- 3. Great topics of the age: Love: from Petrarchism to eroticism / Hans Wagener -- Vanity and constancy / Giles R. Hoyt -- Illusion and reality / Peter Skrine -- Courtly and anticourtly literature / Erika A. Metzger and Michael M. Metzger -- The mystical quest for God / Joseph B. Dallett -- 4. The rise of the modern genres: The European novel in seventeenth-century Germany: a decade of research (1970-80) / Gerhart Hoffmeister -- The changes of the moon: lyric poetry -tradition and transformation / George C. Schoolfield -- The development of the vernacular drama / Barton W. Browning -- The tradition of the Baroque / Alberto Martino.
Subject German literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Baroque literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Hoffmeister, Gerhart.
ISBN 0804423946
0804462798 (pbk.)
9780804462792 (pbk.)

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