Literary Studies

Our literary studies list is known for its exceptional quality and thematic breadth. Every year, we publish a large number of works in a range of media, with a focus on German, Anglo-American, and Romance philology from the Middle Ages to the present day.

The list also addresses interdisciplinary topics such as law and literature, exile research, and memory studies, and combines European and North American perspectives in both German and English-language editions. This makes our portfolio particularly attractive for international researchers.

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Contact

Dr. Anja-Simone Michalski
Dr. Anja-Simone Michalski
Senior Acquisitions Editor Literary and Cultural Studies
Tel.:
+49 (0)30 260 05-186
Dr. Ulrike Krauß
Dr. Ulrike Krauß
Senior Acquisitions Editor
Tel.:
+49 (0)30 260 05-288
Dr. Elisabeth Kempf
Dr. Elisabeth Kempf
Acquisitions Editor Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Tel.:
+49 (0)30 260 05-106
Robert Forke
Robert Forke
Acquisitions Editor Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Tel.:
+49 (0)30 260 05-368

Renowned Partners


  • Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach
  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Klassik Stiftung Weimar
  • Mediävistenverband e.V.
  • International Arthurian Society
  • International Comparative Literature Association
  • Villa Vigoni. Centro Italo-Tedesco per l’eccellenza Europea