"This book is a welcome contribution. . . . " -- Choice, September 2005
"[It] is a hugely ambitious work, but it never comes across as strained or overreaching. . . [Boyle's] own synthesis is masterful." -- Commonweal, August 12, 2005
NICHOLAS BOYLE is a Fellow of Magdalene College and Professor of German Literary and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge.