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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Calvin Thomas ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT91 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 430 p.
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7006136M
    LC Control Number09007328
    OCLC/WorldCa1599085

    Jewish salon hostesses inspired German poets and were mirrored in German novels, creating the image of the educated, dignified, and freethinking Jewess. In the first published version of the Faust legend — the anonymous Faustbuch of — Faust borrows money from a Jew, who accepts one of his legs as security. Narrative as Communication The first major treatise on narrative and narrative theory to make use of all the analytic tools developed in the last two decades. Her work offers a new model for reading fictional prose, one that replaces the critical "why? Kaznelson ed. The short titles, used in the table of contents and the running headers, are often not much of a guide: ", February: Commit your way to the LORD", for example.

    Easter plays included a comic interlude: the three Marys buying oil to anoint the body of the crucified Jesus from a merchant depicted as a wily, haggling Jew. Three writers who appear to have been untouched by the problem were the half-Jewish poet Paul Heysewho was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in ; and two humorists, Julius Stettenheim — and C. Readable and stimulating, its achievement is to make the literature of the past as immediate and engaging as the works of the present. The reputation he came to enjoy in the outside world enhanced his standing within German Jewry, which thereafter involved itself increasingly in German cultural and literary affairs. Examples of early Persian proto- science fiction include Al-Farabi 's Opinions of the residents of a splendid city about a utopian society, and elements such as the flying carpet. They tended to idealize the figure of the Jew, endowing him with biblical grandeur, immense wisdom, and great moral stature.

    In postwar German literature the Jew thus became a symbol of man's inhumanity to man and an instrument of national self-flagellation. By the late 15th century a stultifying conservatism characterizes the guilds, with every aspect of composition and performance stipulated in very precise rules. In the first published version of the Faust legend — the anonymous Faustbuch of — Faust borrows money from a Jew, who accepts one of his legs as security. Middle Ages[ edit ] Medieval German literature refers to literature written in Germany, stretching from the Carolingian dynasty ; various dates have been given for the end of the German literary Middle Ages, the Reformation being the last possible cut-off point. Reading with Clarice Lispector The foremost French feminist literary critic pays homage to the premiere Latin American woman prose writer of this century.


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History of German literature book

When Hitler came to power on January 30thhe was acutely aware of the power of authors — both within Nazi Germany and internationally.

Jews in general joined the opposition parties, and some became influential contributors to the liberal and socialist press. There is the added dimension of a tentative love story between Walter and Hedwig.

For modern readers ready to tackle the riddle of modern Germany with real hope of solving it, here is the guide. Prussian and Austrian reactionaries were the most rabid antisemites, and Jews saw in political liberalism a powerful ally in their battle for emancipation. Bienenfeld, The Germans and the Jewsff.

The poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht also left Germany. Reading Proust In Search of Wolf-Fish Reading Proust focuses on the specificity of Proustian writing, revealing the patterns of thought and play of words peculiar to Proust's language, and showing how these metamorphose throughout La Recherche du temps perdu.

A History of German Literature : From the Beginnings to the Present Day

This book well documents how -- in a remarkable post-war process of moral regeneration -- German literature struggles to come to terms with what happened. Goldberg, The German Jew—42; A. His obvious sympathy for the East European Jew's tenacious adherence to his religion and culture subjected him to considerable abuse.

Nordau's tragedy, Doktor Kohnconcluded that assimilation was impossible and that a solution to Jewish misery had to be found elsewhere; while Herzl, in his utopian novel Altneulandprojected his answer into an idealized Jewish state.

The handful of lyrics still extant, notable for their Jewish feeling and inspiration, are of perennial interest to German literary historians. In the next half century one firm in Wittenberg printscopies of the Bible.

This is the great German epic poem known as the Nibelungenlied 'Song of the Nibelungs'. This book series undeniably and indelibly changed the intellectual landscape of the late twentieth century and established the University of Minnesota Press as a premier publisher of literary and cultural theory and intellectual thought.

They show that Gumbrecht is not only a sophisticated theorist and historian of literature, but a master practitioner of cultural studies. The scope extends beyond literature narrowly conceived. German Literature in Exile However, while Hayy lives alone with animals on the desert island for the rest of the story in Philosophus Autodidactus, the story of Kamil extends beyond the desert island setting in Theologus Autodidactus, developing into the earliest known coming of age plot and eventually becoming the first example of a science fiction novel.

This is evident in his letters and conversation as well as in his tracts. Critical Writings, Twenty-five essays and reviews not previously collected, most of which were written beforeand eight of which are appearing in English for the first time.

Zohn, in: The Jews of Czechoslovakia, 1— includes bibliography ; W. Thomas Mann had won the Nobel Prize for Literature while his brother had gained fame for his writings about social life in Germany.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

German literature, German literature comprises the written works of the German-speaking peoples of central Europe. It 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. Germany, most known for its lyrical poetry, didactic poetry, epopees, use of irony and drama, modern German literature has also given us the likes of Bertolt Brecht, Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka.

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We bring to you a collection of biographies of some of the most popular German writers. Mar 09,  · Literature, along with art and music, suffered greatly in Nazi Germany.

As with other aspects of culture, a very simple rule existed for literature: it was either acceptable to the Nazi state or it was not. As a result a number of internationally recognised authors left Nazi Germany for their own safety while the state.

It is the first important work in German literature in the neoclassical vein. Goethe returns to Weimar in refreshed and, so to speak, idealized. In Goethe meets Schiller, who is working as professor of history in the nearby university of Jena.

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