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)

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

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Current Publications

Eva Geulen, Claude Haas (ed./eds.)

Formen des Ganzen

Literatur- und Kulturforschung. Schriftenreihe des ZfL, Bd. 1
Wallstein, Göttingen 2022, 551 pages
ISBN 978-3-8353-3990-3
DOI 10.46500/83533990 (Open Access)
Eva Geulen, Melanie Möller (ed./eds.)


Berlin 2022, 95 pages
DOI 10.13151/IJ.2022.14
Tobias Wilke

Sound Writing
Experimental Modernism and the Poetics of Articulation

The University of Chicago Press, Chicago/London 2022, 263 pages
ISBN 978-0-226-81777-4 (Paper); 978-0-226-81775-0 (Cloth); 978-0-226-81776-7 (PDF/E-Book)
Peter Goodrich, Katrin Trüstedt (ed./eds.)

Laws of Transgression
The Return of Judge Schreber

University of Toronto Press, Toronto/Buffalo/London 2022, 232 pages
ISBN 978-1-48750-915-6
Leander Scholz

Die Regierung der Natur
Ökologie und politische Ordnung

Kleine Edition Bd. 40
August Verlag, Berlin 2022, 159 pages
ISBN 978-3-94136-096-9
Barbara Picht, Daniel Weidner (ed./eds.)

Themenheft von KulturPoetik. Zeitschrift für kulturgeschichtliche Literaturwissenschaft

Vol. 22, Issue 1 (2022)
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2022, 148 pages
ISSN 1616-1203
Ernst Müller (ed./eds.)


E-JOURNAL (2022) 11th YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2022, 37 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
DOI 10.13151/fib.2022.01
Hannes Bajohr, Eva Geulen (ed./eds.)

Blumenbergs Verfahren
Neue Zugänge zum Werk

Wallstein, Göttingen 2022, 416 pages
ISBN 978-3-8353-5122-6
S. Pearl Brilmyer

The Science of Character
Human Objecthood and the Ends of Victorian Realism

Thinking Literature
Chicago University Press, Chicago 2022, 296 pages
ISBN 978-0-22681-578-7 (Paper); 978-0-22681-577-0 (Cloth); 978-0-22681-579-4 (PDF)
Sandra Fluhrer, Andrea Erwig, Jakob Gehlen, Elisa Ronzheimer (ed./eds.)

Takt und Taktilität
Themenheft von Sprache und Literatur

Brill | Fink, 2021, 129 pages
eISSN 2589-0859; Print-ISSN 1438-1680
Eva Geulen, Claude Haas (ed./eds.)

Der Stil der Literaturwissenschaft
Sonderheft der Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie

Vol. 140
Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin 2021, 336 pages
ISBN 978-3-503-20679-7 (Print); 978-3-503-20680-3 (eBook)
Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren Berlin (ed./eds.)

25 Jahre Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren Berlin

GWZ, Berlin 2021, 122 pages