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  • Introduction [David E. Wellbery]
  • 744: The Charm of Charms [Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht]
  • Circa 800: The Carolingian Renaissance [Karl Maurer]
  • Circa 830: Heroic or Vernacular Poetry? [Theodore M. Andersson]
  • 847, October: A Vernacular Gospel Harmony [Wolfgang Haubrichs]
  • 930: Old Norse Literature [Carol J. Clover]
  • 1027, August: Monastic Scriptoria [Stephan Müller]
  • 1074–1119: The Mystical Exposition of a City [Anselm Haverkamp]
  • 1147: A Cosmological Vision [Amy M. Hollywood]
  • 1150: Anthropology of the Crusades [Udo Friedrich]
  • 1157, March 22–31: Imperial Spin Control [Sean Ward]
  • Circa 1170: Phantom Ladies [Eckehard Simon]
  • 1172, January: Religious Devotion and Courtly Display [Dieter Kartschoke]
  • Circa 1175–1195: The Archpoet and Goliard Poetry [Sean Ward]
  • 1177–1197: A Satire of Courtly Literature [Helmut Puff]
  • 1184, Whitsuntide: The Courtly Festival [Horst Wenzel]
  • 1189: Hartmann’s Poetry [Thomas Bein]
  • Circa 1200: Contagious Violence [Jan-Dirk Müller]
  • Post 1200: A Literary Language? [Orrin W. Robinson]
  • 1203, Summer: Salvation through Fiction [James A. Schultz]
  • 1203, November 12: Singer of Himself [Peter Gilgen]
  • Circa 1210: Love Exalted [C. Stephen Jaeger]
  • Circa 1230: The Dual Economy of Medieval Life [Peter Strohschneider]
  • 1250: World History as Legitimation [Gert Melville]
  • Circa 1260: Spiritual Drama in an Urban Setting [Johannes Janota]
  • Circa 1265: A Vision of Flowing Light [Amy M. Hollywood]
  • 1275, January 16: Truth and Fiction [Thomas Bein]
  • 1300: Poetry, Teaching, and Experience [Max Grosse]
  • 1329, March 27: Mysticism and Scholastic Theology [Rochelle Tobias]
  • 1346: Acknowledging the Divine [Niklaus Largier]
  • 1354: The Emperor and the Poet [Jeffrey T. Schnapp]
  • 1382: The Emergence of Yiddish Literature [Marion Aptroot]
  • Circa 1400: The Culture of the Book [Tracy Adams and Stephen G. Nichols]
  • Circa 1401: A Dialogue with Death [Christian Kiening]
  • 1437: The Beginning of Modern Thinking [Joachim Küpper]
  • 1442, May: Poetic Transformations of the Self [Wernfried Hofmeister]
  • Circa 1450: Fastnachtsspiele [Eckehard Simon]
  • 1457: An Information Revolution [Jan-Dirk Müller]
  • 1478: Fortunatus Maps the World and Himself [Debra Prager]
  • 1492, November 7: The Ship of Fools [Helmut Puff]
  • 1500: A Philosophical Rascal? [Paul Oppenheimer]
  • 1500: A New Science of Beauty [Doris McGonagill]
  • 1515, Ash Wednesday: A Cobbler-Poet Becomes a Master Author [Marisa Galvez]
  • 1515–1517: The Mysteries of the Kabbalah and the Theology of Obscure Men [Anthony Grafton]
  • 1522: Martin Luther and the Whole Man [Lisa Freinkel]
  • 1523: Luther’s Bible and the Emergence of Standard German [Orrin W. Robinson]
  • 1537: The Image of the Word [Joseph Leo Koerner]
  • 1551: Make Poetry, Not War [Jan Ziolkowski]
  • 1557: A German Mamluk in Colonial Brazil? [Luciana Villas Bôas]
  • 1570: Ethical Utopianism and Stylistic Excess [Niklaus Largier and Karen S. Feldman]
  • 1594: Highlight of the Yiddish Renaissance [Marion Aptroot]
  • 1596, December 18: To Explore the Secrets of Heaven and Earth [Dorothea E. von Mücke]
  • 1600: Signatures of Divinity [Michel Chaouli]
  • 1609: Jesuit Theater and the Blindness of Self-Knowledge [Christopher J. Wild]
  • 1622–1624: Conversation, Poetic Form, and the State [Rüdiger Campe]
  • 1638: Sense and Intellect [Richard Erich Schade]
  • 1647: The Dramaturgy of Travel [Elio Brancaforte]
  • 1647: Anatomy and Theology, Vanity and Redemption [Christopher J. Wild]
  • 1657–1686: Poems as Way-Signs [Emery Snyder]
  • 1662: Learning and News in the Baroque [Emery Snyder]
  • 1666, February: “Commit your way to the LORD” [Dorothea E. von Mücke]
  • 1670: Hermaphroditism and the Battle of the Sexes [Klaus Haberkamm]
  • 1670: “The Entirety of Scripture Is within Us” [Dorothea E. von Mücke]
  • 1670: Natural Law [J. B. Schneewind]
  • 1689–1690: The Baroque Novel and the Romance Tradition [Emery Snyder]
  • 1690: Life’s Balance Sheet [Jeremy Dauber]
  • 1710: “The Case of God Defended” [Haun Saussy]
  • 1729: A Scientist and Poet [Helmut Müller-Sievers]
  • 1735: Aesthetic Orientation in a Decentered World [Jochen Schulte-Sasse]
  • 1750: Reading for Feeling [Klaus Weimar]
  • 1758: Questioning the Enlightenment [Carol Jacobs]
  • 1765, February 8: “Educating Paper Girls” and Regulating Private Life [Chris Cullens]
  • 1767: A Woman’s Design on Soldiers’ Fortune [Helmut J. Schneider]
  • 1768, June 8: Becoming Greek [Suzanne L. Marchand]
  • 1773, July 2: Wieland’s Cosmopolitan Classicism [Walter Hinderer]
  • 1774, January–March: Pathologies of Literature [David E. Wellbery]
  • 1775: Taking Individualism at Face Value [Fritz Gutbrodt]
  • 1778, February: The Confusions of Genre [Andreas Huyssen]
  • 1781, 1810: From Enlightenment Universalism to Romantic Individuality [James A. Steintrager]
  • 1782: Anton Reiser, Case History, and the Emergence of Empirical Psychology [Andreas Gailus]
  • 1784, October 12: The Universal and the Particular [Hansjakob Werlen]
  • 1785, August: The Limits of Enlightenment [Frederick Beiser]
  • 1786, September 3: Self-Censorship and Priapic Inspiration [Hans Rudolf Vaget]
  • 1788: A Snapshot of Civil Society [Isabel V. Hull]
  • 1789, June 2: The Disciplines of Attention [Lorraine Daston]
  • 1790: The Experience of Freedom [Paul Guyer]
  • 1791, September 30: Beyond Language [Karol Berger]
  • 1792: Identity and Community [Paul Franks]
  • 1792, August 26: An Aesthetic Revolution [Klaus L. Berghahn]
  • 1796, April: The “German” Shakespeare [Michael Eskin]
  • 1796, June 10: An Alien Fallen from the Moon [Paul Fleming]
  • 1796–1797: A New Program for the Aesthetic Education of Mankind? [Eckart Förster]
  • 1799, June: Holistic Vision and Colonial Critique [Luiz Costa Lima]
  • 1800: Intimations of Mortality [Michel Chaouli]
  • 1800, January: The Emergence of Literary History and Criticism [Bianca Theisen]
  • 1804: The Night of Imagination [Elizabeth Bronfen]
  • 1804, May 18: The Subject and Object of Mythology [Kelly Barry]
  • 1805, Summer: Homer between Poets and Philologists [Glenn W. Most]
  • 1806: Die Hermannsschlacht and the Concept of Guerrilla Warfare [Wolf Kittler]
  • 1808: Poetic Revolution [Rainer Nägele]
  • 1815: Folklore and Cultural Identity [Maria Tatar]
  • 1818: The Occult, the Fantastic, and the Limits of Rationality [Dorothea E. von Mücke]
  • 1824, October 2: Heine’s Versatility [Susan Bernstein]
  • 1826, November 30: Art between Muse and Marketplace [Cordula Grewe]
  • 1828, Winter: Hegel’s End-of-Art Thesis [Arthur C. Danto]
  • 1828, November: Schubert’s Political Landscape [Reinhold Brinkmann]
  • 1831, July 21: Faust and the Dialectic of Modernity [David E. Wellbery]
  • 1833: Writing between Genres and Discourses [Barbara Hahn]
  • 1834: Viennese Biedermeier [Hinrich C. Seeba]
  • 1835: The Guillotine as Hero [Harro Müller]
  • 1835, December 10: Emancipation and Critique [Peter Uwe Hohendahl]
  • 1837, August 4: Crimes of Probability [Anette Schwarz]
  • 1848, February: The Reinvention of a Genre [Martin Puchner]
  • 1848, September 12: Marginality and Melancholia [Chris Cullens]
  • 1848, October 11: Tales of a Collector [Eva Geulen]
  • 1853: Aesthetic Salvation [David E. Wellbery]
  • 1855: German-American Literary Relations [Werner Sollors]
  • 1860: A Model for Cultural History [Anthony Grafton]
  • 1865, Summer: Unruly Children [Anthony Krupp]
  • 1867: Intimations of Mortality [Kenneth S. Calhoon]
  • 1876, August 17: Wanting Art [David J. Levin]
  • 1882, August 26: Nietzsche and Modernity [Robert B. Pippin]
  • 1888, June: Germany’s Heart of Darkness [Judith Ryan]
  • 1895: Apparitions of Time [Kenneth S. Calhoon]
  • 1897: Stefan George and Symbolism [Robert E. Norton]
  • 1899, August 6: The Dream as Symbolic Form [Stanley Corngold]
  • 1902, October 18–19: The Limits of Language [Reingard Nethersole]
  • 1905: Eroticism and the Femme Fatale [Maria Tatar]
  • 1906: An Alpine Vegetarian Utopia [Peter Wollen]
  • 1910, January 27: Urban Experience and the Modernist Dream of a New Language [Andreas Huyssen]
  • 1911, January 25: The Agency of the Past [Thomas S. Grey]
  • 1912, March: Provocation and Parataxis [Mark W. Roche]
  • 1912, June: The Lasciviousness of Ruin [Clayton Koelb]
  • 1912, July–October: An Optics of Fragmentation [Charles W. Haxthausen]
  • 1912, September: Kafka’s Narrative Breakthrough [Judith Ryan]
  • 1913, October: The New Thinking [Eric L. Santner]
  • 1914, July: Ecstatic Release from Personality [Stanley Corngold]
  • 1916, February 5: “The Jingling Carnival Goes Right Out Into the Street” [Greil Marcus]
  • 1918, November: War and the Press [Leo A. Lensing]
  • 1921, April: Cinema and Expressionism [Anton Kaes]
  • 1922, February: Modernism and Mourning [Judith Ryan]
  • 1922, July 23: Lion Feuchtwanger’s Jud Süss [Mark M. Anderson]
  • 1923, Spring: Photography, Typography, and the Modernization of Reading [Brigid Doherty]
  • 1924, October: Modernism and Hysteria [Elisabeth Bronfen]
  • 1927: The Limits of Historicism [Hans Sluga]
  • 1927, March: The Task of the Flâneur [John T. Hamilton]
  • 1927, June: The Lesson of the Magic Theater [Janet Ward]
  • 1928, August 31: The Urform of Opera [Stephen Hinton]
  • 1929, October: Narration and the City [David Dollenmayer]
  • 1929, Autumn: A Modernist Thought-Experiment [Burton Pike]
  • 1931, January: Irmgard Keun and the “New Woman” [Barbara Kosta]
  • 1932: Politics, Technology, and History [Hans Sluga]
  • 1935, March: Hitler’s Imagined Community [Eric Rentschler]
  • 1936, February 27: The Machine Takes Command [Lindsay Waters]
  • 1936, May 1: Germans Reading Hitler [Peter Fritzsche]
  • 1937, June 30: Spectacle of Denigration [Peter Nisbet]
  • 1939, September: The Problem of “Inner Emigration” [Elliot Y. Neaman]
  • 1940, Summer: Crisis and Transition [Gertraud Gutzmann]
  • 1942–43, Winter: Origins of Totalitarianism [Elisabeth Young-Bruehl]
  • 1943, May 23: A Musical Prefiguration of History [Hans Rudolf Vaget]
  • 1946, April: Guilt and Atonement [Robert C. Holub]
  • 1946/1947: Intellectuals under Hitler [Karlheinz Barck]
  • 1947: Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory [Andrew Hewitt]
  • 1949: History, Evidence, Gesture [Rainer Nägele]
  • 1949, October 7: Socialist Realism as Heroic Antifascism [Julia Hell]
  • 1952, Spring: Making History Visible [Jennifer M. Kapczynski]
  • 1952, Autumn: Poetry after Auschwitz [Stéphane Moses]
  • 1953, March 26: Coming to Terms with the Past [Bernhard Siegert]
  • 1953, April: A Ladder Turns into a Fly-bottle [James Conant]
  • 1958: Politics and Literature [Gordon A. Craig]
  • 1962, February: From a Tragedy of Physics to a Physics of Tragedy [Geoffrey Winthrop-Young]
  • 1963: Love as Fascism [Mark M. Anderson]
  • 1964, April 29: Dramaturgies of Liberation [Rob Burns]
  • 1967, June 2: Transformations of the Literary Institution [David Roberts]
  • 1968, August 21: Utopian Hopes and Traces of the Past [Julia Hell]
  • 1976, November: The Politics of Poetry [David Bathrick]
  • 1977, October: Intellectuals and the Failed Revolution [Arlene A. Teraoka]
  • 1979: Migrants and Muses [Leslie A. Adelson]
  • 1979: The Enigma of Arrival [David Roberts]
  • 1981, December 10: The Homecoming of a “Good European” [Maria Louise Ascher]
  • 1983: Critique of Violence [Beatrice Hanssen]
  • 1983, October 5–25: Anniversaries and the Revival of Storytelling [Jochen Hörisch]
  • 1984, September: Homeland and Holocaust [Eric Rentschler]
  • 1986, Summer: Democracy and Discourse [Robert C. Holub]
  • 1989, February: Remembrance as Provocation [Bianca Theisen]
  • 1989, November 9: A Republic of Voids [Edward Dimendberg]
  • 1999: The Skull beneath the Skin [Judith Ryan]
  • 2000: Spectacles of Multiculturalism [Deniz Göktürk]
  • 2001, December 15: Gray Zones of Remembrance [Andreas Huyssen]
  • Contributors
  • Index