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The London Symposium
Edited by Lothar Huber and Robert C. Conard
1 January 1997

Heinrich Böll on Page and Screen makes available the papers given at the symposium held at the Institute of Germanic Studies and the Goethe Institute, London, in December 1995, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Böll's death. The articles present new critical perspectives on a writer who is now generally accepted as one of the most important literary figures in Germany during the second half of the twentieth century, and some essays pay particular attention to the hitherto neglected area of Böll's contribution to radio and film, examining the work of a number of renowned directors who have translated his scenarios and characters into the language of the popular mass media.

Horváth Symposium, London 1988
Edited by Alan Bance and Ian Huish
1 January 1989

The contents of this volume comprise the papers delivered at the second London Horváth symposium, held in 1988 under the auspices of the Institute of Germanic Studies and the Austrian Institute. At a time when Horváth studies were thriving, one of the objects of the symposium was to reflect their current stage of combining and diversifying. A number of the essays explore this topic, others reflect the turn towards his later work noticeable in the 1980s, but at the same time there is a perceptible turning back in the examination of new approaches to the 'Volksstück'. The topic of Horváth's relationship to his times continues to fascinate, and the volume examines the enigma of a man who, in Christopher...

Dealing with Germanic Languages and Literatures
1 January 1956
This catalogue deals primarily with Danish, Dutch, German, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish, and provides an alphabetical listing of holdings in the languages and literatures in the Institute of Germanic Languages and Literatures, of the University Library, and of the Schools and Institutes of the University of London.