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CONTENTS:

Origins and Middle Ages

Late Middle Ages and early Renaissance


The 18th century

The 19th century

The 19th century. Fin de siecle movements

The 20th century




 


German literature

 


 


CONTENTS

 

 

 


Origins and Middle Ages

"The Nibelungenlied"  (PART I, PART II, PART III, PART IV)
"The Ring of the Nibelung" illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Joseph Bédier "The Romance of Tristan and Iseult"
illustrations Mac Harshberger from "Tristan and Iseult"  by Joseph Bedier

Gertrude Hall "The Wagnerian Romances"
H.A. GUERBER "STORIES OF THE WAGNER OPERA"

Reinmar von Hagenau
Heinrich von Morungen
Walther von der Vogelweide
Heinrich von Veldeke
Hartmann von Aue
Wolfram von Eschenbach
Gottfried von Strassburg
Rudolf von Ems

Konrad von Wurzburg
Saint Albertus Magnus
Meister Eckhart

 

 

 

 

 

 


Late Middle Ages and early Renaissance


Johannes von Tepl

Sebastian Brant

"Ship of Fools" PART I, PART II, PART III, PART IV, PART V
Illustrations by  Albrecht Durer

Desiderius Erasmus
Hans Sachs
Martin Luther
Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
Martin Opitz
Andreas Gryphius
Christian, baron von Wolff

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 18th century


Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Johann
Christoph Gottsched
Johann Jakob Bodmer
Johann Jakob
Breitinger

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing "Nathan the Wise"

Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
Christoph Martin Wieland
Sophie von La Roche
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz
Friedrich Maximilian Klinger
Johann Anton Leisewitz
Karl Philipp Moritz
Heinrich Jung-Stilling

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Faust"      PART I, PART II, PART III
Illustrations by Eugene Delacroix and Harry Clarke


Friedrich von Schiller
"Love and Intrigue"

Jean Paul

Friedrich Hölderlin
"
Poems"

Heinrich von Kleist

Rudolf Erich Raspe
"The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen"


Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten


Immanuel Kant
"Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals"
"THE METAPHYSICAL ELEMENTS OF ETHICS"

"FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE METAPHYSIC OF MORALS"
"THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON"
"THE CRITIQUE OF PRACTICAL REASON"

Friedrich Schleiermacher

Johann Friedrich Herbart

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 19th century
 

Ludwig Tieck
Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder
Novalis
August Wilhelm von Schlegel
Friedrich Wilhelm von Schlegel
Achim von Arnim
Clemens Brentano
Joseph Eichendorff

Wilhelm and Jakob Grimm
"Grimms Fairy Tales"   PART I, PART II, PART III

Johann Gottlieb Fichte
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
"The Philosophy of History"   PART I,   PART II,   PART III,   PART IV

Sigmund Freud
"The Interpretation of Dreams"
Chapter 1 The Scientific Literature of Dream-Problems (up to 1900)
Chapter 2 The Method of Dream Interpretation
Chapter 3 The Dream as Wish Fulfilment
Chapter 4 Distortion in Dreams
Chapter 5 The Material and Sources of Dreams

Chapter 6 The Dream-Work

Chapter 7 The Psychology of the Dream Process

"Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex"

E.T.A. Hoffmann
Weird Tales. Vol. I, Weird Tales, Vol. II
see also collection Pin-Up Weird Tales

Heinrich Heine
"Poems and Ballads"

Ludwig Borne

Karl Gutzkow
Georg Buchner
Adalbert Stifter
Eduard Friedrich Morike
Annette von Droste-Hulshoff
Karl Immermann
Nikolaus Lenau
Gottfried Keller
Jeremias Gotthelf

Wilhelm Raabe
Theodor Woldsen Storm
Gustav Freytag

Theodor Fontane
Franz Grillparzer
Christian Dietrich Grabbe
Christian Friedrich Hebbel

Gerhart Hauptmann

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 19th century. Fin de siecle movements

Friedrich Nietzsche
"Thus Spoke Zarathustra"

Hugo von Hofmannsthal

"Poems"

Stefan George
Arthur Schnitzler

Thomas Mann
Heinrich Mann

Arthur Schopenhauer
"Essays"

Rainer Maria Rilke

"Duino Elegies"

Hermann Hesse
"Siddhartha"

Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
"Undine"

Gustav Theodor Fechner
Ludwig Feuerbach
Rudolf Hermann Lotze
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
Friedrich Albert Lange
Wilhelm Wundt
Wilhelm Dilthey
Franz Brentano
Rudolf Christoph Eucken
Wilhelm Windelband
Alexius Meinong
Edmund Husserl

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 20th century


Georg Trakl
Georg Heym
Gottfried Benn
Ernst Toller
Georg Kaiser

Franz Kafka "The Trial"

Alfred Doblin
Hermann Broch
Robert Musil
Anna Seghers

Joseph Roth
Franz Werfel
Arnold Zweig
Stefan Zweig
Wolfgang Borchert
Max Frisch
Friedrich Durrenmatt
Bertolt Brecht
Theodor Adorno
Nelly Sachs
Paul Celan
Heinrich Boll
Gunter Grass
Peter Weiss
Peter Handke

Ingeborg Bachmann
Uwe Johnson
Thomas Bernhard
Christa
Wolf
Lion Feuchtwanger
Erich Maria Remarque
Carl Jung
Rudolf Carnap
Martin Heidegger
Karl Jaspers
Moritz Schlick
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Jurgen Habermas

 

 
 
 
 

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