New Studies in the "Age of Goethe"

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Series editor: Karin Schutjer, University of Oklahoma

This series, sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America, publishes innovative research that newly contextualizes the "Age of Goethe," whether within the fields of literature, history (including art history and history of science), philosophy, art, music, or politics.

Authors should send proposals only to the series editor:
Professor Karin Schutjer
Dept. of Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics
780 Van Vleet Oval
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma 73019

Editorial Board:
Jane Brown, University of Washington
Martha Helfer, Rutgers University
Astrida Orle Tantillo, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle

Advisory Board:
Hans Adler, University of Wisconsin
Frederick Beiser, Syracuse University
Benjamin Bennett, University of Virginia
Nicholas Boyle, University of Cambridge
Fritz Breithaupt, Indiana University
Rüdiger Campe, Yale University
Andreas Gailus, University of Minnesota
Richard Gray, University of Washington
Gail Hart, University of California at Irvine
Alexander Kosenina, University of Bristol
John A. McCarthy, Vanderbilt University
Nicholas Rennie, Rutgers University
Stephan Schindler, Washington University in St. Louis
Robert Tobin, Whitman College
Liliane Weissberg, University of Pennsylvania
David Wellbery, University of Chicago
Karin Wurst, Michigan State University

Forthcoming titles in the series:

Ellwood Wiggins, Odysseys of Recognition: Performing Intersubjectivity in Homer, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Goethe, and Kleist

Seán Williams, Pretexts for Writing: German Romantic Prefaces, Literature, and Philosophy

Titles in the series:

Vance Byrd. A Pedagogy of Observation: Nineteenth-Century Panoramas, German Literature, and Reading Culture (2017)

Christine Lehleiter. Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity (2014)

Benjamin Bennett. Aesthetics as Secular Millenialism: Its Trail from Baumgarten and Kant to Walt Disney and Hitler (2013)

Mary Helen Dupree. The Mask and the Quill: Actress-Writers in Germany from Enlightenment to Romanticism (2011)

Peter J. Schwartz. After Jena: Goethe's Elective Affinities and the End of the Old Regime (2010)

Brian Tucker. Reading Riddles: Rhetorics of Obscurity from Romanticism to Freud (2010)


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