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Brant's "Ship of Fools"
In 1494 a book entitled "Ship of Fools" was published in Basel. Written by Sebastian Brant, the profound masterpiece was to have an impact on Europe’s cultural climate.
Homage to Lenau
Submitted by Duchan Caudill. "In a country where many streets and schools are named after authors, Nikolaus Lenau, too, is being commemorated. But his name is not a household name; he lurks in the shadows cast by lyrical giants such as Goethe and Schiller, though his verse should inspire much more recitation."
Books in German
"Titles are chosen by an independent committee made up of British literary experts and representatives of the book trade."
Computerphilologie: Ein Elektronisches Forum
This site is "devoted to the study of literary criticism and includes a collection of links, the contents of some relevant journals and an electronic journal on the use of the computer in the humanities."
Deutsche Dichterhandschriften des Poetischen Realismus
This site provides a finder's guide to literary manuscripts of 401 authors of the late 19th century, including electronic links to index information...
Deutsche Literatur im Internet
Only literary texts in German are listed. Translations are noted only when they accompany an original text.
German Studies Trails on the Web
"These literature and culture trails are designed for everyone who likes to explore the Internet as a virtual language laboratory or engage in research and study projects, including Germanistik and literary theory or online museums."
Institut für deutsche Sprache, Mannheim
The IDS databases include the works of Goethe, Marx and Engels, and, in various linguistic corpora, many postwar literary works.
This site provides tools for students of Medieval German literature and language.