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Guthke, Karl Siegfried 1933-

Overview
Works: 208 works in 864 publications in 6 languages and 13,289 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragicomedies  Biography  History  Biographies  Bibliography  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Collector, Creator, pos
Classifications: PN1907, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Siegfried Guthke
Last words : variations on a theme in cultural history by Karl Siegfried Guthke( )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether Goethe actually cried "More light!" on his deathbed, or whether Conrad Hilton checked out of this world after uttering "Leave the shower curtain on the inside of the tub," last words, regardless of authenticity, have long captured the imagination of Western society. In this playfully serious investigation based on factual accounts, anecdotes, literary works, and films, Karl Guthke explores the cultural importance of those words spoken at the border between this world and the next. The exit lines of both famous and ordinary people embody for us a sense of drama and truthfulness and reve
Das deutsche bürgerliche Trauerspiel by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

57 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

36 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B. Traven : the life behind the legends by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern tragicomedy; an investigation into the nature of the genre by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

9 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerhart Hauptmann : Weltbild im Werk by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gender of death : a cultural history in art and literature by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last frontier : imagining other worlds, from the Copernican revolution to modern science fiction by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wege zur Literatur. Studien zur deutschen Dichtungs-und Geistesgeschichte by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

17 editions published in 1967 in German and English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literarisches Leben im achtzehnten Jahrhundert in Deutschland und in der Schweiz by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

13 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte und Poetik der deutschen Tragikomödie by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

14 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Mythologie der entgötterten Welt; ein literarisches Thema von der Aufklärung bis zur Gegenwart by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

16 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schillers Dramen : Idealismus und Skepsis by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in German and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Leid im Werke Gerhart Hauptmanns; fünf Studien by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

26 editions published in 1958 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die moderne Tragikomödie; Theorie und Gestalt by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Stand der Lessing-Forschung. Ein Bericht über die Literatur von 1932-1962 by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hallers Literaturkritik by Albrecht von Haller( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haller, Albrecht von / Literaturgeschichte
Englische Vorromantik und deutscher Sturm und Drang; M.G. Lewis' Stellung in der Geschichte der deutsch-englischen Literaturbeziehungen by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haller und die Literatur by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in German and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Abenteuer der Literatur : Studien zum literarischen Leben der deutschsprachigen Länder von der Aufklärung bis zum Exil by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

14 editions published in 1981 in German and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Last words : variations on a theme in cultural history
Alternative Names
Guthke, K. S. 1933-

Guthke, K. S. (Karl Siegfried), 1933-

Guthke, Karl S.

Guthke, Karl S. 1933-

Guthke, Karl S. (Karl Siegfried)

Guthke, Karl S. (Karl Siegfried), 1933-

Guthke, Karl Siegfried

Guthke, Karl Siegfried 1933-

Karl Siegfried Guthke

Karl Siegfried Guthke Duits germanist

Karl Siegfried Guthke German germanist and specialist in literature

グートケ, カール・S

Languages
German (295)

English (71)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The gender of death : a cultural history in art and literature