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The motif of coldness in Oedoen von Horvath
The concept of coldness is evident on some level in all the works of Odfin von Horvath. In the earliest works its primary manifestation is on a psychical level: a pervading coldness in the world because the individual is ...
Nietzschean themes in Hermann Hesse's Demian
The novel Demian marks a chronological boundary between two segments of Hermann Hesse's work separating his earlier period of lyrical romanticism from the period of self-searching and social criticism which followed. ...
Servants of the love: a comparative study of the characters of Curvenal, Rual, Mark, and Brangaene in Gottfried's Tristan
This study joins the scholarship on Gottfried's Tristan on the side that evaluates the love of Tristan and Isolde positively. A second point of departure is that the work's main conflict is between representatives of society ...
The soul as the bride of Christ: humility in Mechthild von Magdeburg's Ein Vliessendes Lieht der Gotheit
Mechthild von Magdeburg’s Ein Vliessendes Lieht der Gotheit establishes the necessity of practicing humility as the only method to attain eternal life. Through humility one might hope to achieve an elevated level of temporal ...
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 ...