Goethe's interest in Harvard launched the discipline of Germanistik in North America. Conditions 200 years ago were right for the transfer of German models and influences to American education.
New German Review
The Intersection of Politics and German Literature, 1750-2000: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Emeritus Ehrhard Bahr
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New German Review is published by the University of California Los Angeles
Olson, Michael P., "Goethe as a Catalyst for Germanistik at Harvard, 1825-1945" (2003). Western Libraries Faculty & Staff Publications. 35.