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Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought

Series Editor(s)

Series Editor: Paul Fleming
Founding Editor: Peter Uwe Hohendahl
Editorial Board: Leslie Adelson, Esra Akcan, Jonathan Aaron Boyarin, Patchen Markell, Patrizia McBride, Enzo Traverso (all Cornell University)

Acquiring Editor

Mahinder Kingra

Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought seeks to publish the best new English-language book manuscripts in German literature, criticism, and cultural studies. The series construes “modern” in the broadest terms: from post-medieval Frühe Neuzeit to post-modern present. Home to a range of interdisciplinary and theoretical work concerned with this extended modernity, the series will also build focus clusters in areas of German Studies scholarship that have become increasingly difficult to place in the North American publishing context, but which remain fundamental to the health of the discipline. Work on the early modern period – Humanism, Baroque, Enlightenment – will form one such focus area; literary studies of the work of individual authors will be another. One goal is better integration into a broader interdisciplinary understanding of German studies of periods and scholarly genres that are vulnerable to marginalization.

Signale books are published under a joint imprint of Cornell University Press and Cornell University Library in electronic and print formats. Manuscript submissions to Signale undergo the same rigorous editorial and peer review as Cornell University Press monographs published in the traditional manner. Publication of Signale books is supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Advisory Board:
Claudia Breger, Columbia University
Vance Byrd, Grinnell College
Veronika Fuechtner, Dartmouth College
Priscilla Layne, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Catriona MacLeod, University of Chicago
B. Venkat Mani, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Helmut Müller-Sievers, University of Colorado Boulder
Barbara Nagel, Princeton University

For more information about Signale, visit the series website.

Individuals interested in having their project considered for inclusion in Signale are asked to send a cover letter and a 3- to 5-page prospectus that summarizes the book project, describes its relationship to existing scholarship, and identifies its likely audience. The prospectus should include a chapter outline and specify the length of the manuscript (in words); if the manuscript is not yet completed, a time frame for completion should be included.

The letter and prospectus should be sent to the managing editor: Kizer Walker, Managing Editor, Cornell University Library

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