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Gillespie, Gerald 1933-

Works: 90 works in 327 publications in 4 languages and 11,885 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Horror tales  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PT529, 831.04
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Most widely held works about Gerald Gillespie
Most widely held works by Gerald Gillespie
German baroque poetry by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proust, Mann, Joyce in the modernist context by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der gestiefelte Kater. Puss-in-Boots by Ludwig Tieck( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in German and English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Casper von Lohenstein's historical tragedies by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German theater before 1750( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mallarmé in the twentieth century( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In honor of the centenary (1998) of the death of Stephane Mallarme, an international group of critics have contributed essays on various aspects of his poetry and thought to a memorial volume, Mallarme in the Twentieth Century
Die Nachtwachen des Bonaventura. The night watches of Bonaventura by Bonaventura( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and German and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachtwachen ist ein satirischer Roman, der August Klingemann zugeschrieben wird und 1804 in Penig bei Ferdinand Dienemann mit dem Zusatz "Von Bonaventura" erschien. Der Roman gliedert sich in 16 Episoden, die als "Nachtwachen" bezeichnet werden. Unterschiedliche Textformen (Rede, Prolog, Briefwechsel, Gedicht, Essay oder Bildbeschreibung), die nicht zwingend der Handlung angehören, durchbrechen die erzählende Struktur des Textes und lassen ihn insgesamt unzusammenhängend und fragmentarisch erscheinen. Damit lehnt er sich an romantische Vorbilder wie Friedrich Schlegels Lucinde oder Clemens Brentanos Godwi an. Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die besten Werke grosser Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem elektronischen Lesegerät. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors
Herkommen und Erneuerung : Essays für Oskar Seidlin( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in German and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic drama by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Romantic Drama, three dozen comparatists join forces for a supranational, crosscultural reexamination of the deep paradigm shifts appearing around the start of the nineteenth century which revolutionized drama as a literary art within the enormous civilization constituted by Europe and her overseas extensions. Romantic pronouncements on the canon and poetics of drama, the symptomatic subject-matters treated by Romantic playwrights, the structural means by which they expressed their view of the world, and regional peculiarities are illuminated from multiple perspectives. The volume aspires to skirt the pitfalls of simplistic genetic or teleological thinking. It does not treat Romanticism as a limited "period" dominated by some construed singular master-ethos or dialectic; rather, it follows the literary patterns and dynamics of Romanticism as a flow of interactive currents across geocultural frontiers. Finally, this involves recognizing the Romantic heritage in literary phenomena reaching into our own times. Thus the Romantic celebration of imagination, creation of a theater of the mind, experience of intertextuality, dissolving of generic boundaries, and embrace of "myth" as a challenge to older "history" figure among the important topics, as do Romantic foreshadowings of Symbolist, Existentialist, and Absurdist drama. SPECIAL OFFER: 30% discount for a complete set order (5 vols.). The Romanticism series in the Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages is the result of a remarkable international collaboration. The editorial team coordinated the efforts of over 100 experts from more than two dozen countries to produce five independently conceived, yet interrelated volumes that show not only how Romanticism developed and spread in its principal European homelands and throughout the New World, but also the ways in which the affected literatures in reaction to Romanticism have redefined themselves on into Modernism. A glance at the index of each volume quickly reveals the extraordinary richness of the series' total contents. Romantic Irony sets the broader experimental parameters of comparison by concentrating on the myriad expressions of "irony" as one of the major impulses in the Romantic philosophical and artistic revolution, and by combining cross-cultural and interdisciplinary studies with special attention also to literatures in less widely diffused language streams. Romantic Drama traces creative innovations that deeply altered the understanding of genre at large, fed popular imagination through vehicles like the opera, and laid the foundations for a modernist theater of the absurd. Romantic Poetry demonstrates deep patterns and a sharing of crucial themes of the revolutionary age which underlie the lyrical expression that flourished in so many languages and environments. Nonfictional Romantic Prose assists us in coping with the vast array of writings from the personal and intimate sphere to modes of public discourse, including Romanticism's own self-commentary in theoretical statements on the arts, society, life, the sciences, and more. Nor are the discursive dimensions of imaginative literature neglected in the closing volume, Romantic Prose Fiction, where the basic Romantic themes and story types (the romance, novel, novella, short story, and other narrative forms) are considered throughout Europe and the New World. This enormous realm is seen not just in terms of Romantic theorizing, but in the light of the impact of Romantic ideas and narration on later generations. As an aid to readers, the introduction to Romantic Prose Fiction explains the relationships among the volumes in the series and carries a listing of their tables of contents in an appendix. No other series exists comparable to these volumes which treat the entirety of Romanticism as a cultural happening across the whole breadth of the "Old" and "New" Worlds and thus render a complex picture of European spiritual strivings in the late eight
Garden and labyrinth of time : studies in Renaissance and Baroque literature by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic prose fiction( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nightwatches of Bonaventura by Bonaventura( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonfictional romantic prose : expanding borders( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nonfictional Romantic Prose: Expanding Borders surveys a broad range of expository, polemical, and analytical literary forms that came into prominence during the last two decades of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth. They stand in contrast to better-known romantic fiction in that they endeavor to address the world of daily, empirical experience rather than that of more explicitly self-referential, fanciful creation. Among them are genres that have since the nineteenth century come to characterize many aspects of modern life like the periodical or the psychological case study; others flourished and enjoyed wide-spread popularity during the nineteenth century but are much less well-known today like the almanac and the diary. Travel narratives, pamphlets, religious and theological texts, familiar essays, autobiographies, literary-critical and philosophical studies, and discussions of the visual arts and music all had deep historical roots when appropriated by romantic writers but prospered in their hands and assumed distinctive contours indicative of the breadth of romantic thought."--Publisher's description
Narrative ironies by Raymond Adolph Prier( Book )

12 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studien zum Werk Daniel Caspers von Lohenstein : anlässlich der 300. Wiederkehr des Todesjahres by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in German and Multiple languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By way of comparison : reflections on the theory and practice of comparative literature by Gerald Gillespie( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contextualizing world literature( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book revisits the notion of World Literature and its applications in Comparative Literature. It suggests the notion not as a means to sift out international paradigms for reading literatures, but as a set of guidelines for the construction of interlocking and/or reciprocally illuminating multilingual literary clusters. These ensembles are of very diverse shapes: the world, a region, a country, a language block, a network of cross-cultural ±interferences; while the so-called minor literatures invite to question the use of these ensembles. Within this frame, fourteen essays respond to the basic paradox of World Literature: how may specific methodological and critical outlooks allow expression of the universal? The answers to this question can be arranged in three groups: 1. Recognition of the need to break loose from European or Western critical perspectives; 2. Presentation of macro- and microcosmic dimensions connectedness and its processes; 3. Definitions of the methodological efforts and hermeneutic orientations to be applied.0
Ludwig Tieck's Puss-in-Boots and the Theater of the absurd : a commentated bilingual edition by Ludwig Tieck( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johann Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853) was one of the most formative influences of the romantic movement, inspiring such major figures as Novalis and Hoffmann. Not only did his tales and novels shape the course of German romantic fiction; as a translator he helped to naturalize Shakespeare and Cervantes; as an editor he was among the first to recognize Kleist. Tieck's precocious invention of ironic-fantastic comedy quickly found resonance among fellow romantics, who worked under the parallel influence of the Goethean revolution in drama exhibited in Faust. Yet Tieck's play Puss-in-Boots (1797) had to
Intersections, interferences, interdisciplines : literature with other arts by Haun Saussy( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume advances the study of how the high arts and literature are reciprocally illuminating and interactive. Seventeen scholars from North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe demonstrate the dynamics of cross-referentiality and mixtures involving also newer and popular arts and media: photography, film, video, comics, dance, opera, computer imaging, and more. They consider an expanded universe of discourses embracing contemporary science as well as traditional subject matters. Discussions of theoretical and methodological approaches keep company here with intensively focused case studies of
Expanding borders studies in nonfictional romantic prose( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Proust, Mann, Joyce in the modernist context
Alternative Names
Gillespie, Gerald.

Gillespie, Gerald 1933-

Gillespie, Gerald E.

Gillespie, Gerald E. 1933-

Gillespie, Gerald Ernest Paul 1933-

German theater before 1750Mallarmé in the twentieth centuryRomantic prose fictionNonfictional romantic prose : expanding bordersExpanding borders studies in nonfictional romantic prose