have been among contributors to key volumes like Brooker's and Jermyn's The Audience Studies Reader (2003), Turner's The Film Cultures Reader (2002), Gledhill's and Williams's Reinventing Film Studies (2000), Bordwell's Post-Theory (1996), Plantinga's and Smith's Passionate Views (1999).
Again to mention the parallel from Indo-European studies, no Romanist or Germanist
or Celticist or Sanskritist would make proposals about Proto-Romance or Proto-Germanic or Proto-Celtic or Proto-Indic without taking into account what was known or surmised about Proto-Indo-European.
Taylor, a former pupil of Barbauld and her husband at their school at Palgrave and the most esteemed Germanist
of his day, was one of the period's most prolific and respected reviewers, authoring just short of 1,800 known reviews during his career.
Finzsch's evocation of Gerhard Oestreich along with Foucault and Elias will be particularly helpful to social historians of Europe and America in the United States, since Oestreich's concept of "social discipline" opens a path of interpretation that has heretofore been confined largely to Germanist
These two contributions facilitated reading the poems selected for inclusion, "Victoria" and "Otro poema conjetural," since for a nonexpert like myself, a Germanist
by trade, they established the proper mindset to comprehend Fernadez Retamar's allusions to Marti, Che, and others.
Flood, a Germanist
and book historian, details the spread of printing from major cities to small towns, especially those that were homes to universities.
Matz's reading of Stifter's major epic work, Der Nachsommer [Indian Summer] (1855), plummeted the Munich-based Germanist
into a reverie about this strange writer.
Marton, a scholarly Germanist
, is even more appreciated as a novelist.
For the Germanist
Irvine's study of the textuality of grammar will complement Walter Haug's Literaturtheorie im deutschen Mittelalter (Darmstadt, 1992), which is occupied with poetological reflections in vernacular epic texts.
These designations all may seem peculiarly appropriate to Robert Walser, the early-twentieth-century Swiss writer whose critical reception Middleton inaugurated in the 1950s both as a Germanist
and as a translator.
It is, for example, largely such considerations that determine the differences between the Minnesang editions of Tervooren, aimed primarily at specialists, and of Schweikle, aimed at a wider audience; or between the editions of Rechtsbucher prepared by the Germanist
Schmidt-Wiegand and by the legal historian Munzel.
Princeton University Germanist
and Comparatist WLT Editorial Board Member