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.

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

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Current Publications

Judith Elisabeth Weiss

Disziplinierung der Pflanzen
Bildvorlagen zwischen Ästhetik und Zweck

Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin 2020, 232 pages
ISBN: 978-3-422-98293-2
Tatjana Petzer

Wissen und Glaube
Figurationen des Synergos in der slavischen Moderne

Wilhelm Fink, Leiden 2020, 372 pages
ISBN: 978-3-7705-6558-0 (Print), 978-3-8467-6558-6 (E-Book PDF)
Patrick Eiden-Offe

Hegels ›Logik‹ lesen
Ein Selbstversuch

Matthes & Seitz, Berlin 2020, 250 pages
ISBN: 978-3-75180-302-1
Patrick Eiden-Offe, Imanol Miramón Monasterio (Translation)

La poesía de la clase
Anticapitalismo romántico e invención de la clase obrera

katakrak, Iruñea-Pamplona 2020, 456 pages
ISBN: 978-84-16946-42-6
Stefan Willer, Andreas Keller (ed./eds.)

Selbstübersetzung als Wissenstransfer

LiteraturForschung Bd. 39
Kulturverlag Kadmos, Berlin 2020, 328 pages
ISBN: 978-3-86599-467-7
Matthias Schwartz, Barbara Wurm (ed./eds.)

Klassiker des russischen und sowjetischen Films, Bd. 2

Klassiker des osteuropäischen Films
Schüren, Marburg 2020, 240 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89472-974-5
Ernst Müller, Falko Schmieder

zur Einführung

Junius, Hamburg 2020, 200 pages
ISBN: 978-3-96060-317-7
Jakob Gehlen

Welt in Weimar
Goethes Römische Elegien und die augusteische Dichtung

Periplous, Münchener Studien zur Literaturwissenschaft
Wilhelm Fink, Leiden 2020, 320 pages
978-3-7705-6580-1 (Print), 978-3-8467-6580-7 (E-Book PDF)
Ernst Müller, Wolfert von Rahden (ed./eds.)


E-JOURNAL (2020) 9th YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2020, 108 pages
ISSN: 2195-0598

Edited, translated, and with an introduction by Hannes Bajohr, Florian Fuchs, and Joe Paul Kroll

History, Metaphors, Fables
A Hans Blumenberg Reader

signale|TRANSFER: German Thought in Translation
Cornell University Press and Cornell University Library, Ithaca (NY) 2020, 624 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5017-3282-9 (Hardcover); 978-1-5017-4798-4 (Paperback); 978-1-5017-4799-1 (E-Book)

Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte

Volume 94, Issue 2, June 2020
ISSN: 0012-0936 (Print), 2365-9521 (Online, mehrere Beiträge im Open Access)