This series of books aims to support "Germanistik" in New Zealand by providing a means of publication primarily, but not exclusively, for New Zealand scholars of German.
Our most recent publication
Vol. 26 European Tragedy from Homer to Beckett. Nine Essays and an Interview edited by John Davidson and Hansgerd Delbrück. Dunedin 2011. 262 pp. ISBN 978-0-9582716-6-0. NZ$ 35.00
Tragedies discussed in this volume include:
Euripides’ Iphigenia in Tauris, Racine’s Phèdre, Kleist’s Penthesilea, Ostrovsky’s Thunder and Pirandello’s Henry IV.
Plays with significant links to tragedy are:
Goethe’s Iphigenie auf Tauris, Grillparzer’s Woe to him who lies!, Hauptmann’s The Weavers, Ibsen’s The Master Builder, Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author and Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.