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Korperkultur und Moderne: Robert Musils Asthetik des Sports
     

Korperkultur und Moderne: Robert Musils Asthetik des Sports

by Anne Fleig
 

ISBN-10: 3110196433

ISBN-13: 9783110196436

Pub. Date: 12/11/2008

Publisher: De Gruyter

This study investigates the presentation, evaluation, and literary appropriation of sport, physical education, and physical exercise in the works of Robert Musil. In Musil’s day the modern “body cult” was gradually evolving, including the invention of sport as a modern life-form. The author examines the historical phenomenon of sport via

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This study investigates the presentation, evaluation, and literary appropriation of sport, physical education, and physical exercise in the works of Robert Musil. In Musil’s day the modern “body cult” was gradually evolving, including the invention of sport as a modern life-form. The author examines the historical phenomenon of sport via evaluation of contemporary newspapers and specialist manuals, focusing subsequently on the estheticization and semanticization of sport in Musil’s works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110196436
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
12/11/2008
Series:
Quellen und Forschungen zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte Series , #51
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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