German literature

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German literature (German: Deutschsprachige Literatur) is the texts written in the German language. This includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German parts of Switzerland and Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, South Tyrol in Italy and also books written by the German diaspora.

Periods[change | change source]

Writings on the subject[change | change source]

  • Cambridge History of German Literature. Watanabe-O’Kelly, Helen, ed. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Konzett, Matthias Piccolruaz. Encyclopedia of German Literature. Routledge, 2000.
  • The Oxford Companion to German Literature, ed. by Mary Garland and Henry Garland, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 1997
  • Grange, William, ed. Historical dictionary of German literature to 1945 (2011) online
  • Van Cleve, John W. (1986). The Merchant in German Literature of the Enlightenment. Chapel Hill.
  • Van Cleve, John W. (1991). The Problem of Wealth in the Literature of Luther's Germany. Camden House.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Sophie – A digital library of works by German-speaking women