In Essays on German American and English Literature, author Eugene Miller offers literary criticism, from a theological and philosophical standpoint, of many of the great dramatists and novelists of world literature. Miller analyzes and discusses major works in German, American, and English literature in an authoritative and original manner.
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About the Author
Eugene G. Miller is Professor Emeritus of German and English. Professor Miller has taught at Hobart and William Smith College, SUNY-Buffalo, Kent State University, and most recently at Niagara County Community College.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Stoicism and "The Code" in the Novels of Ernest Hemingway Chapter 4 Rainer Maria Rilke's Das Stundenbuch (Book of Hours) Chapter 5 The Futile Pursuit of Love in the Works of D.H. Lawrence or The Failure of Human Relationships Chapter 6 Melville and Platonism Chapter 7 A Look at the Frei Buhne through its early Productions of Ghosts and Vor Sonnenaufgang Chapter 8 The Early Productions of Goethe's Faust in America Chapter 9 Death in Venice (Short novel) by Thomas Mann Chapter 10 Seeds of Nietzschean Thoughts in Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus Chapter 11 Eugene O'NeillForemost American Dramatist and Disciple of Frederich Nietzsche Chapter 12 George Gordon ByronRebel With a Cause in his Romantic Tragedy Cain Chapter 13 Goethe's Venture into Ancient Greece's Mythology and Literature Chapter 14 Arthur Miller and the Sartrean 'Theatre of Situation' Chapter 15 The Golden Age of German CinemaPrelude to Hollywood's Frankenstein Era Chapter 16 Sinners and Suicide in Graham Greene's The Heart of The Matter Chapter 17 Schiller and the CriticsFrom Schlegel to Durrenmatt Part 18 Bibliography; Index; About the Author