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The Fate of the Self: German Writers and French Theory

The Fate of the Self: German Writers and French Theory

by Stanley Corngold


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ISBN-13: 9780822315230
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publication date: 10/05/1994
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 1400L (what's this?)

About the Author

Stanley Corngold, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature at Princeton University, is the author of several books, including Franz Kafka: The Necessity of Form.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Abbreviations xxiii

Introduction 1

1. Holderin and the Question of the Self 21

2. Dilthey's Poetics of Force 55

3. Self and Subject in Nietzsche During the Axial Period 95

4. Mann as a Reader of Nietzsche 129

5. The Author Survives on the Margin of His Breaks: Kafka's Narrative Perspective 161

6. Freud as Literature? 181

7. Heidegger's Being and Time: Implications for Poetics 197

Postscript: On Rhetoric, Its Treachery, Confession, and the Desire for Wholeness 219

Notes 229

Index 271

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