New translation published: «Stella: A Play for Lovers» (1776) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

«This new translation of Goethe’s original version of Stella introduces contemporary English-speaking audiences to his audacious play. Goethe wrote at a time when Romantic ideals of freedom, family, and love were first gaining expression. Still, he challenges gender relations and asks what the desire for intimacy between two women means in depicting a ménage à … Continue reading

TLS Review of Emily Oliver’s Shakespeare and German Reunification

Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance by Emily Oliver is reviewed in the 1 June 2018 issue of the TLS. Read an excerpt from the review here. This book explores the relationship between politics and Shakespeare performance in East Germany before, during and after reunification in 1990. Analysing a wide range … Continue reading

Series re-launch: Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature series with two new co-editors: Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/SGAL Series Editors Dr Robert Vilain, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of Bristol Dr Benedict Schofield, Head of Department of German, King’s College … Continue reading

One month left to enter! IGS/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 2018 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

New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

This book provides a view of literary life under the Nazis, highlighting the ambiguities, rivalries and conflicts that determined the cultural climate of that period and beyond. Focusing on a group of writers – in particular, Hans Grimm, Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm Schäfer, Emil Strauß, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen and Rudolf Binding – it examines … Continue reading

Proposals welcome: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture @WIGSblog

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

Back to the Future published

«From Goethe to Seghers, from German-Jewish photography to contemporary museum practices, this volume offers an intriguing overview of the current state of German studies. It demonstrates that, while language and literature remain central to the enterprise, German studies in North America resonates with the questions faced by the humanities today.» (Stephen Brockmann, Professor of German, … Continue reading

Book proposals welcome: German Studies in America

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to invited book proposals for the German Studies in America series: German Studies in America Series Editors: Celia Applegate, Gail Hart, Kai Evers, Susan Gustafson and Peter Meilaender German Studies in America publishes research across the field of German studies in the broadest sense, from literary criticism to cultural studies. … Continue reading

Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Peter Lang are delighted to be sponsoring the 2018 Women in German Studies Book prize, which has just been announced on the Women in German Studies blog. The Women in German Studies Book Prize (for first books) was established in 2015. Sally-Ann Spencer (Victoria University of Wellington) was the inaugural winner. Her monograph,  Contemporary German-English … Continue reading

Invitation for submissions: 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 2018 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

Interesting Literature

A Library of Literary Interestingness

WRITER'S BLOG

Annette J. Dunlea Irish Writer

The Oxford Culture Review

"I have nothing to say, and I am saying it" - John Cage

bafricabotswana

this is still under construction, the main purpose of this blog is to correct and share valid information about africa, its people and culture

The Oxford International Art Fair

Oxford International Art Fair 2017 - Oxford Town Hall