Rixdorf Editions is a Berlin-based press dedicated to producing original English-language translations, both fiction and non-fiction, of early modern German literature. Concentrating on the Wilhelmine period (1890-1918), it aims to show the vital contribution of that era’s counterculture to the making of the modern world. High-quality paperback editions include supporting material that provides information about the works and their creators, along with wider cultural context.

All print titles are distributed in the US, UK and Ireland, or can be ordered direct from the publisher. Find out more about the press here, sign up to the mailing list for newsletters and special offers, and get updates on Twitter or Facebook.

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july 2019

Else Lasker-Schüler
The Nights of Tino of Baghdad

Originally published in 1907, The Nights of Tino of Baghdad is a heady journey through landscapes that author Else Lasker-Schüler had only explored in her mind. It is simultaneously a search for a shared Semitic identity uniting Jewish and Muslim traditions. Find out more here.

This is a PDF-only publication that will be made available free to the Rixdorf Editions mailing list on 29 July 2019.

October 2019

Hermann Bahr
Antisemitism

Austrian author Hermann Bahr’s epochal study of the most contentious issue of his day was first issued in 1894, and is presented here in English for the first time. These interviews with public figures of his time reveal tactics and positions that often feel highly contemporary. Find out more here.

Paperback to be published 21 October 2019

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