The Emergence of German as a Literary Language 1700-1775

The Emergence of German as a Literary Language 1700-1775

by Eric A. Blackall


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ISBN-13: 9781107600744
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2011
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Textual notes; List of abbreviations; 1. The vindication of the language; 2. The language of philosophy; 3. The literary journals; 4. The stabilisation of the language; 5. The theory of the prose style; 6. The development of narrative prose; 7. The language of poetry; 8. The development of the poetical medium; 9. The revival of metaphor; 10. The grand manner; 11. The prose of maturity; 12. The culture of wit and feeling; 13. The mystical approach; 14. The return to origins; 15. The golden touch; General index; Index to secondary literature.

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