Shakespeare and German Reunification published

This book explores the relationship between politics and Shakespeare performance in East Germany before, during and after reunification in 1990. Analysing a wide range of case studies from Berlin as well as more peripheral towns and cities, the author argues that the capacity for political intervention in Shakespeare performances in East Germany was limited by … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the GSA conference

We are pleased to be attending the German Studies Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia on 5-8 October 2017. Please stop by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in German Studies and discuss your new research! Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be in attendance.  

Series re-launch: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture

Peter Lang welcomes book proposals for the series Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture Series Editor: Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly, University of Oxford https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/WGL Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture continues the mission of the book series Women in German Literature, which launched nearly twenty years ago. Originally focused primarily on … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the AGS conference

We are pleased to be attending the Association for German Studies conference at the University of Warwick on 6-7 September 2017. Please stop by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in German Studies. Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be in attendance.

Winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Lauren Selfe Representations of Muslim Women in German Popular Culture, 1990–2016   We are also pleased to have a runner-up in the competition this year: RUNNER-UP Dr … Continue reading

Biological Discourses published

The relationship between biological thought and literature, and between science and culture, has long been an area of interest by no means confined to literary studies. The Darwin Anniversary celebrations of 2009 added to this tradition, inspiring a variety of new publications on the cultural reception of Darwin and Darwinism. With a fresh scope that … Continue reading

Carl Wilhelm Frölich’s «On Man and his Circumstances» published

This book includes both the original German version and, for the first time, an English translation of Carl Wilhelm Frölich’s important essay of 1792, which Georg Foster praised as «one of the rarest creations of our time, the work of a young, right-thinking and sensitive man.» Published anonymously, Frölich’s treatise consists of ten Platonic-like dialogues … Continue reading

Forces of Ambiguity published

Thomas Mann’s novel Der Zauberberg (1913–1924) illustrates a change in the author’s conceptions of life, death, disease and Eros following World War I. Set in a Swiss tuberculosis sanatorium, the novel’s main protagonist, Hans Castorp, comes into contact with three pedagogic figures who each represent a different attitude towards these themes. The humanist Settembrini, for … Continue reading

Reminder: Invitation for submissions to the Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

*Reminder: Due 31 May 2017* The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2017 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of … Continue reading

Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2017 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a … Continue reading

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