From Popular Goethe to Global Pop: The Idea of the West between Memory and (Dis)Empowerment. With a Foreword by Aleida Assmann

From Popular Goethe to Global Pop: The Idea of the West between Memory and (Dis)Empowerment. With a Foreword by Aleida Assmann

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ISBN-13: 9789042037496
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft Series , #166
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Aleida Assmann: Vorwort
Ines Detmers and Birte Heidemann: Einleitung: Annäherungen an den Westen Projekte, Praktiken, Prozesse
Anil Bhatti: Der Orient als Experimentierfeld. Goethes Dīvān und der Aneignungsprozess kolonialen Wissens
Katrin Schmeißner: Goethe als Korrektiv: Klassiker-Entwürfe Benedetto Croces und José Ortega y Gassets
Kathleen Starck: A Lot of Catching Up to Do – The West as a Civiliser of Post-Cold War Eastern Europe in Rose Tremain’s The Road Home
Oliver Lindner: The End of the West in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction
Michael Ostheimer: Im Zeichen des Wolfs. Die Schriftsteller Jiang Rong und Lu Xun als Grenzgänger zwischen chinesischer Tradition und westlicher Moderne
Susan Nitzsche: Regional (Re)Conceptions of the Irish West
Malreddy Pavan Kumar: Pulp, Sci-fi and the Politics of Other Fictions: Face to Face with Mohsin Hamid
Birte Heidemann: Embodiments of the West: Texture and Textuality of the Symbolic Body in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Niven Kumar & Lucyna Swiatek: Contradictions of Human Agency from Victorian Cosmopolitanism to Postmodern Eclecticism
Denis Simon: New Narrative Forms as a Subversion of Established Literary Norms: Walter Pater’s Marius the Epicurean and the Negative Bildungsroman of the 1880s and 1890s
Ines Detmers: ‘Look West in Anger’: Exklusive Emotopien in Christian Krachts 1979 und Salman Rushdies Fury. Ein Beitrag zur Affektpoetik des neo-dekadenten Romans
Ana Sobral: Towards a ‘World Revolution’? Forging a Transnational Emancipation Narrative from Tahrir Square to Wall Street
Notes on Contributors

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