7 edition of The Erotics of War in German Romanticism found in the catalog.
January 30, 2007
by Bucknell University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||293|
German romanticism was and wished to be more than poetry. It was an interpretation of life, nature and history - and this philosophic character distinguished it from romanticism in other lands. It was sharply opposed to the rationalism of the eighteenth century; it mobil-ized the fascination of the past to fight against the principles of German literature - German literature - The 20th century: German Modernism emerged from turn-of-the-century Aestheticism. Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada. Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important.
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In The Erotics of War in German Romanticism, Patricia Anne Simpson explores the ways early nineteenth-century German philosophers, poets, and artists represent war and erotic desire. The author argues that gender is connected to a larger debate about the construction of the self in relation to a community at a time that this definition is under revision.
"In The Erotics of War in German Romanticism, Patricia Anne Simpson examines the influences of war on cultural production, particularly the formation of national and gendered identity in early nineteenth-century German society.
Once upon a war --War and the national imaginary --To become a man: Hölderlin's Hyperion project --The essential duel: Karoline von Günderrode on the margins of war --The erotics of war in Kleist's Penthesilea --The gender of nation: Goethe, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, and Ernst Moritz Arndt --Retro-romanticism: Bettina Brentano-von Arnim writes to the king --To stand on the feet of a lion; or.
Using an illuminating method that challenges the popular notion of Romanticism as aesthetic escapism, Theodore Ziolkowski explores five institutions-mining, law, madhouses, universities, and museums-that provide the socio-historical context for German Romantic culture.
He shows how German writers and thinkers helped to shape these five Cited by: It is through this book that the English speaking world of to-day is molding its ideas in matters of German Romanticism. Since its first appearance in Denmark and in Germany, ina vast historical and critical literature dealing with one or another phase of Romanticism has arisen.
Manfred Frank’s The Philosophical Foundations of Early German Romanticism considers just this strand of The Erotics of War in German Romanticism book, one that began as an internal critique of idealism and then developed into one of its main competitors: early German romanticism.
The book under review is a translation of a manuscript which was later to form some of the central portions of “Unendliche Annährung”: Die Anfänge der philosophischen Frühromantik (), Frank’s protean.
“War was the single most important fact of British life from –,” claimed Betty T. Bennett in the introduction to her groundbreaking anthology British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism, first published in 1 As this statement suggests, the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars were fought during the era usually described as the romantic : Simon Bainbridge.
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He offers as a basic definition of German Romanticism Novalis’s famous formulation: ‘By lending the commonplace a lofty meaning, the customary an aura of mystery, the finite a semblance of the infinite, I romanticise it’ – adding, to emphasise the rediscovery of the numinous, his own adaptation of Clauswitz’s definition of war.
For nearly years, the German novel has used everything from history to philosophy to war to explore the nature of the human spirit.
Its novels are not characterized by their length or their subject matter, but rather by their devotion to the cerebral. Whether it be the social realism of. Kohn explores how German Romanticism directly influenced Nationalism after and how it opposed the movement before.
He discusses key literary figures such as the poet Goethe whose poetry many composers of the Romantic era adapted in their compositions, Schlegel, Novalis, as well as political figures such as Herder and Müller.
Book Description: Arising out of a Europe shaken by revolutionary developments in politics, science, and philosophy, early German Romanticism attempted to usher in a new, higher stage of Enlightenment: its "progressive Universalpoesie" aimed for a synthesis of seemingly disparate cultural spheres.
The interrelationship between music and literature reached its zenith during the Romantic era, and nowhere was this relationship more pronounced than in Germany. Many representatives of literary and philosophical German Romanticism held music to be the hi.
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She says, "Full disclosure: This book doesn’t end the way you’re going to want it to. But it’s beautiful and moving even so. German Romanticism was the dominant intellectual movement of German-speaking countries in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, influencing philosophy, aesthetics, literature and criticism.
Compared to English Romanticism, the German variety developed relatively early, and, in the opening years, coincided with Weimar Classicism. In contrast to the seriousness of English Romanticism, the German variety of Romanticism. In I reviewed what was promoted as a significant revision in the interpretation of what in Britain and continental Europe is called “The Great War” and since has been popularly called the “First World War”.
1 The revisionary aspect was the author’s contention — expressed in his title The Sleepwalkers — that the cause of the great slaughter between and was far.
German literature, German literature comprises the written works of the German-speaking peoples of central has shared the fate of German politics and history: fragmentation and discontinuity. Germany did not become a modern nation-state untiland the prior history of the various German states is marked by warfare, religious turmoil, and periods of economic decline.
Home › Literary Criticism › Romanticism in Germany. Romanticism in Germany By Nasrullah Mambrol on Novem • (11). During the s and s, Germany witnessed the rise of the Sturm und Drang (“Storm and Stress”) movement in which writers and critics such as Johann Gottfried von Herder (–), Goethe, and Schiller experimented with new subjective modes of.
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During the first months, World War I still inspired notions of heroism and. His book surveys and analyses the English response to German philosophy, literature and pictorial art during the first half of the nineteenth century. [Vaughan's] book makes fascinating reading and deserves a place alongside classic studies in the history of taste."—Marcia Pointon, British Journal of Aesthetics.
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