Topic: “German Literature”
Dec 19, 2018
The man who made Romanticism
On the composer, writer, and artist E. T. A. Hoffmann.
Features November 2018
How to read Kafka: part II
The second in a two-part series on the writer who transformed our view of modern rationalism.
Features April 2018
On Friedrich Schiller’s “Das Lied von der Glocke.”
Features September 2017
Getting to grips with Goethe
Reconsidering the literary relevance of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Notebook February 2017
Kafka, tuberculosis & “Magic Mountain”
On the mania shared between the Bohemian writer and the German novel.
Reconsiderations January 2007
Learning to read
A reflection on the early joys of the written word.
Features March 1993
From the mattress grave: three late poems by Heinrich Heine
Translated with an introduction by Martin Greenberg.
Features September 1982
Translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel.