Gallagher, David Books

Dr David Gallagher is the Current German Subfield Editor of the Eighteenth Century Current Bibliography. David regularly attends and presents papers at International Conferences and is a literary critic of Comparative Literature.

Comedy in Comparative Literature. Essays on Dante, Hoffmann, Nietzsche, Wharton, Borges, and Cabrera Infante
2010 0-7734-1440-1
A collection of essays that explore the very dynamics of comedy, jokes laughter and theorization from early writings of antiquity to contemporary modern day fiction and fits well into the genre of comparative literature and will pose many opportunities for further scholarship.

Interpreting Great Classics of Literature as Metatheatre and Metafiction
2011 0-7734-1438-X
This volume examines a variety of comparative literary texts from different periods, literary traditions and cultures that are drawn on to examine metatheatricality and metafictionality. Metatheatre and metafiction are considered for their interrelation, impact and correspondence with seventeenth century French drama, the eighteenth century German novel, twentieth century English drama, an old English epic text, Indian postmodernist fiction, as well as Greek and Roman Classical works of antiquity.

Interpreting Great Classics of Literature as Metatheatre and Metafiction: Ovid, Beowulf, Corneille, Racine, Wieland, Stoppard, and Rushdie
2010 0-7734-1438-X

Weimar Classicism: Studies in Goethe, Schiller, Forster, Berlepsch, Wieland, Herder, and Steiner
2011 0-7734-1480-0