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The wedding at Buchenhorst; a narrative
A translation followed by a critical essay presented to the faculty of The Eioe Institute In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts In the Department of German.
Humor and parody in E. T. A. Hoffman's novel Die Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr
E. T. A. Hoffmann's novel Lie Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr consists of two stories. One represents the biography of Johannes Kreisler, a serious and genuinely Inspired musician, whose sometimes quixotic behavior puts ...
Die Funktion der Hauptzofen in Yvain, Iwein und Tristan
The introduction first recapitulates the different perspectives in which the courtly epics since Chretien de Troyes have been studied. Going from studies which mention the role of the "Ladies-in-waiting" only "in passim" ...
Discourse functions of negation in modern German
For a long time now, the study of negation has belonged to the discipline of logic. Linguists attempting to study negation have not ventured out of the confines of grammar. This work studies negation from a socio-cognitive ...
Der Perfidie hoher Preis zur Casanovafigur in der Literatur der Jahrhundertwende
The historic Casanova embodied the opposing aspects of vitality and decadence. Thus, he reflected the feeling of "gay apocalypse" which prevailed during the fin-de-siecle. In the case of Schnitzler and Hofmannsthal, their ...
Music and simultaneity in Hermann Broch's "Bergroman" Der Versucher
References to the various aspects of the symbolical correspondence between simultaneity and music are omnipresent in Hermann Broch's literary and theoretical endeavors. This analysis will investigate their implications in ...
Das Verhaeltnis der Utopie zur Realitaet: three plays by Peter Hacks
In this thesis I attempt, by means of a close analysis of three plays which Hacks wrote over a ten year period, to define his quasi-programmatio statement, "Gegenstand der juengsten Kunst . . . ist das Verhaeltnis der ...
The ironic characterization of Klinger's Storm and Stress genius figure
The central characters of Friedrich Maximilian Klinger's early works represent the epitome of the Storm and Stress genius idealization. These characters have superhuman strengths, prophetic insights, a yearning for simplicity, ...