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Real, Hermann Josef

Overview
Works: 34 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 3,513 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Fantasy fiction  Satirical literature  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Voyages, Imaginary  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Compiler, Publishing director, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hermann Josef Real
The reception of Jonathan Swift in Europe by Hermann Josef Real( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Swift has had a profound impact on almost all the national literatures of Continental Europe. The celebrated author of acknowledged masterpieces like A Tale of a Tub (1704), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729), the Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, was courted by innumerable translators, adaptors, and retellers, admired and challenged by shoals of critics, and creatively imitated by both novelists and playwrights, not only in Central Europe (Germany and Switzerland) but also in its northern (Denmark and Sweden) and southern (Italy, Spain, and Portugal) outposts, as wel
Reading Swift : papers from the second Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift by Kirsten Juhas( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and German and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift and his contexts( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first wit of the age : essays on Swift and his contemporaries in honour of Hermann J. Real by Mascha Hansen( )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of Hermann J. Real's seventy-fifth birthday, this collection honours a scholar whose contagious curiosity has been dedicated to the study of Jonathan Swift's life and works for the past four decades. The contributions cover multiple aspects of the Dean's writings as well as a number of eighteenth-century contexts. They not only celebrate the Director of the Ehrenpreis Centre at the Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet, Muenster, the Editor of the annual Swift Studies, and the convener of six international Muenster symposia on the Dean of St Patrick's, but they also pay homage to
Jonathan Swift, the battle of the books : e. histor.-krit. Ausg. mit literarhistor. Einl. u. Kommentar by Hermann Josef Real( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the first Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift by Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Untersuchungen zur Lukrez-Übersetzung von Thomas Creech by Hermann Josef Real( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift, the enigmatic dean : Festschrift for Hermann Josef Real( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Securing Swift : selected essays by Hermann Josef Real( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching satire : Dryden to Pope( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Swift, "Gulliver's travels" by Hermann Josef Real( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in German and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a country ruled by horses
Studium Anglistik( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reception and reputation of Jonathan Swift in Germany : essays and investigations( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perennial satirist : essays in honour of Bernfried Nugel, presented on the occasion of his 65th birthday, 13 September 2005( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Múnsteraner Monographien zur englischen Literatur = Múnster monographs on English literature( )

in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Jonathan Swift : in four volumes by Jonathan Swift( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of the books by Jonathan Swift( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in German and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Boileau's Lutrin and illustrating the debate within European intellectual circles between the "Ancients", who argued that all essential knowledge was to be found in classical texts, and the "Moderns", who claimed that contemporary learning superseded the old sources, The Battle of the Books shows Swift at his wittiest and most trenchant. In this early satire, various books in St James's Library take on a life of their own and come into conflict with one another, in a pastiche of the heroic epic genre. As well as providing humorous reflections on the nature of scholarship and education, Swift seizes the opportunity to take swipes at several authors and critics. The result is a timeless and entertaining parody by one of the most enduringly popular writers in the English language
The battle of the books : Eine historisch-kritische Ausgabe mit literarhistorischer Einleitung und Kommentar by Hermann Josef Real( )

1 edition published in 2018 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The reception of Jonathan Swift in Europe
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Securing Swift : selected essaysThe reception and reputation of Jonathan Swift in Germany : essays and investigationsThe correspondence of Jonathan Swift : in four volumes
Alternative Names
Real, Hermann 1938-

Real, Hermann J.

Real, Hermann J. 1938-

Languages
English (98)

German (42)