The ZfL publishes research results in a variety of formats (monographs, anthologies, essays). The ZfL currently has two special book series with the Wilhelm Fink Press (Trajekte series) and the Kulturverlag Kadmos (LiteraturForschung series). As a signatory of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, the ZfL and its library support free access to publicly funded research findings on the internet.

The search fields to the right make it easy to find ZfL publications using the author’s name or keywords.

The ZfL researchers are active on the advisory and editorial boards of renowned periodicals and academic book series.


The ZfL publishes research results in a variety of book formats from monographs to anthologies as well as in other formats like supplements or special issues of journals.

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Open access

The ZfL supports free access to publicly funded research findings on the internet and makes this research available to readers on the open access publication platform CompaRe.

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Our blog posts are written by colleagues working at the institute as well as by guest contributors from around the world.

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E-journal Interdisciplinary Conceptual History Forum

The ZfL publishes the open access e-journal Interdisciplinary Conceptual History Forum, featuring current debates in interdisciplinary conceptual history.

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Online publication Interjekte

The ZfL publishes Interjekte, an open access online publication series open to various topics and themes.

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(online anthology)

Online Anthology of the research project “Neighborhood in Contemporary Berlin Literature.”

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Current Publications

Kyung-Ho Cha

Der gute Staatsbürger
Die politische Ethik der Literatur 1789–1848

Wallstein, Göttingen 2023, 528 pages
ISBN 978-3-8353-5513-2
Oliver Precht

Der rote Faden
Maurice Merleau-Ponty und die Politik der Wahrnehmung

August Verlag, Berlin 2023, 285 pages
ISBN 978-3-7518-9016-8
Patrick Eiden-Offe
translated by Jacob Blumenfeld

The Poetry of Class
Romantic Anti-Capitalism and the Invention of the Proletariat

Historical Materialism Book Series, vol. 305
Brill, Leiden 2023, 303 pages
ISBN 978-90-04-68545-1 (Print); 978-90-04-68553-6 (PDF)
Ilja Kukuj, Olga Rosenblum (ed./eds.)

«Быть тебе в каталожке...»
Сборник в честь 80-летия Габриэля Суперфина

Esterum, Frankfurt am Main 2023, 572 pages
ISBN 978-3-910894-00-6
Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht (ed./eds.)

»Vorträge der Bibliothek Warburg«
Das intellektuelle Netzwerk der Kulturwissenschaftlichen Bibliothek Warburg

Wallstein, Göttingen 2023, 288 pages
ISBN 978-3-8353-5345-9 (Print); 978-3-8353-8018-9 (PDF)
Hanna Hamel, Eva Stubenrauch (ed./eds.)

Wie postdigital schreiben?
Neue Verfahren der Gegenwartsliteratur

Literatur in der digitalen Gesellschaft
transcript, Bielefeld 2023, 258 pages
ISBN 978-3-8376-6561-1 (Print); 978-3-8394-6561-5 (PDF)
Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (ed./eds.)

Jahresbericht 2021

Berlin 2023, 145 pages
Patrick Eiden-Offe, Jette Gindner (ed./eds.)

Aesthetic and Social Form after Lukács
Special Section New German Critique

Vol. 50, Issue 2 (149)
Duke University Press, Durham 2023, 152 pages
ISSN 0094-033X; EISSN 1558-1462
Tatjana Petzer (ed./eds.)


Berlin 2023, 72 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
DOI 10.13151/fib.2023.01
Sarah McGaughey, Elisa Risi, Daniel Weidner, Doren Wohlleben (ed./eds.)

Massenwahntheorie und Friedenspoetik
Hermann Broch und die bedrohte Demokratie des 20. Jahrhunderts

De Gruyter, Berlin/Boston 2023, 282 pages
ISBN 978-3-1112-1921-9 (Print); 978-3-1112-2239-4 (PDF)
Julia Mierbach, Eva Stubenrauch (ed./eds.)

Gegenwartskonzepte 1750–1800
Eine kulturwissenschaftliche Revision
Beiheft zur Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie

Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin 2023, 200 pages
ISBN 978-3-503-21263-7
Jonathan Stafford

Imperial Steam
Modernity on the sea route to India, 1837–74

Studies in Imperialism
Manchester University Press, Manchester 2023, 264 pages
ISBN 978-1-5261-6448-3