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Significant returns: Lacan, masculinity, and modernist traditions
This dissertation explores the grounding of Lacanian psychoanalysis in the intellectual and artistic movements of the modernist period, and reads masculine anxiety in the modernist novel in terms of Lacan's work on psychosis, ...
Wilhelm Raabe's novella, "Der Student von Wittenberg": An annotated translation
In Der Student von Wittenberg Wilhelm Raabe juxtaposes nature and society to show the harmony existing in nature and the lack of harmony in society. Society can be divided into a mental order and an order of force. Within ...
Rosa Mayreder and a case of "Austrian fate": The effects of repressed humanism and delayed enlightenment on women's writing and feminist thought in Fin-de-siecle Vienna
Despite increased interest in turn-of-the-century Austrian literature, women writers of the period have suffered the classic "Austrian fate": their works remain unrecognized. Yet a comparison of both the fiction and ...
"Die Willkuer der Ichsucht": Jean Paul's "Clavis Fichtiana" and the critique of German idealism
It was no coincidence that the dawning of the Romantic movement in Germany occurred simultaneously with the emergence of the philosophical idealists. The attempt to expand upon Kant's Critical Philosophy resulted in the ...
Deutschsprachige Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts im Medium Film: Eine Auswahl
From the dawn of film history to today, film-adaption has generally been treated as the unfavored stepchild of the literary work upon which it is based. One reason for this bias is that film is seldom viewed as a free-standing ...
A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE ON THE MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE: MECHTHILD VON MAGDEBURG'S "EIN VLIESSENDES LIEHT DER GOTHEIT" IN A COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION, WITH ANNOTATIONS AND INTRODUCTION
This is a translation of the only complete manuscript of Mechthild von Magdeburg's work, which was discovered in 1861 in Einsiedeln by Carl Greith and transcribed and published by P. Gall Morel in 1869. Mechthild (1212-1298) ...
THE DRAMAS OF FRANZ WERFEL
KARIKATUREN DER GESELLSCHAFT DES FIN DE SIECLE IN ARTHUR SCHNITZLERS PROSAWERKEN (GERMAN TEXT)
A systematic discussion of Arthur Schnitzler's prose works discloses a hitherto neglected feature of his style. In his portrayal of contemporary figures one recognizes not only a humorously critical or skeptically elegiac ...