The Martin Luther Quincentennial.
Dunnhaupt, Gerhard, editor.
Detroit: Wayne State University Press/Michigan Germanic Studies, 1985. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges, slight fading along spine, and some minor scuffing to covers. Gift inscription by the editor on the front free endpaper in blue ink. 315 pages with notes and index of names. A collection of essays on Martin Luther and his influence of Germany and the Reformation. The essays are: 1. Foreward: Luther's Literary Legacy, 2. Luther the Preacher, 3. The Chimera and the Spirit: Luther's Grammar of the Will, 4. Luther the Satirist: Strategies and Function of His Satire, 5. The Older Luther, 1526-1546, 6. Ulrich von Hutten and Luther's Open Letter to Leo X, 7. Martin Luther and the Self-Hating Jew, 8. Luther and Calvin on Church and Tradition, 9. Martin Luther and the English Bible: Tyndale and Coverdale, 10. Martin Luther and Hans Sachs, 11. The Luther-Erasmus Constellation in Thomas Mann's 'Doktor Faustus, 12. Luther's Language in the Mouth of Brecht: A Parabolic Survey with Some Examples, Detours, and Suggestions, 13. Dieter Forte's Play 'Luther, Munzer, and the Bookkeepers of the Reformation'-or the Difficulties of Writing Historical Truth, 14. Luther and Rome: Then and Now, 15. Martin Luther's Need for Reform-and Ours, 16. Was Luther's Reformation a Revolution? 17. Luther's Social Teaching and the Social Order of His Age, 18. Three Kinds of 'Christian Freedom': Law, Liberty, and License on the German Reformation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 15420)