Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture

Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture

by David B. Dennis
     
 

Revealing account of how Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, art and music to support its ideological ends.See more details below

Overview

Revealing account of how Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, art and music to support its ideological ends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107020498
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
553
Sales rank:
885,709
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Foundations of Nazi Cultural History: 1. The 'Germanic' origins of western culture; 2. Voxvolkish; 3. The western tradition as political and patriotic; 4. The western tradition as anti-Semitic; 5. The archenemy incarnate; Part II. Blind to the Light: 6. Classicism romanticized; 7. Intolerance toward enlightenment; 8. Forging steel romanticism; 9. Romantic music as 'our greatest legacy'; Part III. Modern Dilemmas: 10. Realist paradox and expressionist confusion; 11. Nordic existentialists and volkish founders; 12. Music after Wagner; Part IV. 'Holy' War and Weimar 'Crisis': 13. Heralds of the front experience; 14. Weimar culture wars i: defending German spirit from 'circumcision'; 15. Weimar culture wars ii: combating 'degeneracy'; Part V. Nazi 'Solutions': 16. 'Honour your German masters'; 17. The Nazi 'Renaissance'; 18. Kultur at war; Conclusion.

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