Call For Reviews
Focus on German Studies, Vol. 14, Issue 1.
Focus on German Studies is currently seeking book reviewers for its
upcoming volume. A graduate student journal, Focus has been dedicated to
providing an outlet and discussion forum for the work of graduate
students. Focus publishes original research articles as well as reviews
of newly-released German literature and secondary literature relating to
German Studies. Reviewers will ideally have previous coursework and / or
research experience in the field they intend to review and are asked to
include this information with her / his request. It is therefore
requested that a reviewer to send along a brief communication outlining
the potential reviewer’s previous experience and knowledge regarding the
topic at hand or a current CV with his or her request. Books selected
for review have been chosen in an attempt to include many facets of the
current scholarship being published under the rubric of German Studies
Focus on German Studies will be publishing its fourteenth volume this
year, and recently held the eleventh annual conference. For a current
list of books available for review, as well as the guidelines for style
and formatting for publication in Focus, please refer to the following
Focus will also accept suggestions for book reviews and do our best to
acquire a copy for review. Should one be interested in a reviewing a
book, please contact the Book Review Editor, Todd Heidt at
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A current list of books still available for review follows:
Hannah Arendt. Denken ohne Geländer. Texte und Briefe. Piper 2005.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Josefine und ich. Suhrkamp 2006.
Thomas Glavinic . Die Arbeit der Nacht. Carl Hanser Verlag 2006.
Katharina Hacker. Die Habenichtse. Suhrkamp 2006.
Gregor Hens. In diesem neuen Licht. Fischer Verlag 2006.
Felicitas Hoppe. Johanna. S. Fischer Verlag 2006.
Sybille Lewitscharoff. Consummatus. Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt 2006.
Robert Musil, Trans. Peter Wortman. Posthumous Papers of a Living
Author. Archipelago Books 2006.
Ralf Rothmann. Rehe am Meer. Suhrkamp 2006.
Feridun Zaimoglu. Leyla. Kiepenheuer & Witsch 2006.
Simon Burret. Ghost Strasse: Germany's East Trapped Between Past and
Present. Black Rose Books 2006.
Stanley Corngold. Lambent Traces. Princeton UP 2004.
Dietmar Goltschnigg und Hartmut Steinecke.Heine und die Nachwelt. Erich
Schmidt Verlag 2006.
David Kim. Georg Simmel in Translation:Interdisciplinary Border:
Crossings in Culture and Modernity. Cambridge Scholars Press 2006.
Michael Knoche. Die Bibliothek brennt. Wallstein 2006.
Alexander Košenina. Karl Philipp Mortiz- Literarische Experimente auf
dem Weg zum psychologischem Roman. Wallstein 2006.
Andreas Gailus. Passions of the Sign. Johns Hopkins Press 2006.
John A McCarthy. Remapping Reality. Rodopi 2006.
Katharina Philipowski and Anne Prior. anima und sêle. Darstellungen und
Systematisierungen von Seele im Mittelalter. Erich Schmidt Verlag 2006.
Wolfgang Lueckel, Editor-in-chief
Todd Heidt, Book Review Editor
Focus on German Studies
University Of Cincinnati ML 0372
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0372 USA
Phone (513) 556-2752
Fax (513) 556-1991
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