German Expressionism and the Messianism of a Generation

German Expressionism and the Messianism of a Generation

by Lisa Marie Anderson



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042033528
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft Series , #150
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Text
Introduction - Expressionism as a “Literature of Redemption”
Jewish Messianism and the Philosophy of the Expressionist Era
The Hebrew Scriptures and Jewish Messianism in Expressionist Literature
The ‘Judeo-Christian’ Dialectic in the Expressionist Era
Birth and Rebirth in Christianity and Expressionism
The Mission and Passion of Expressionist Messianism
The Culmination of Expressionist Messianism: Apocalypse
Conclusion - Expressionism as Literature of the Unredeemed

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