Goethe's Ghosts: Reading and the Persistence of Literature

Goethe's Ghosts: Reading and the Persistence of Literature


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ISBN-13: 9781571135674
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 12/30/2013
Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture Series
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction-Ghosts and the Machine: Reading with Jane BrownEgologies: Goethe, Entoptics, and the Instruments of Writing LifeGoethe's Haunted Architectural Idea"Über allen Gipfeln": The Poem as HieroglyphGoethe's Hauskapelle and Sacred Choral MusicFrom Haunting Visions to Revealing (Self-)Reflections: The Goethean Hero between Subject and ObjectMephisto or the Spirit of LaughterShipwreck with Spectators: Ideologies of Observation in Goethe's Faust IIConstructing the Nation: Volk, Kulturnation, and Eros in FaustGretchen's Ghosts: Goethe, Adorno, and the Literature of Refuge"I'll burn my books!": Faust(s), Magic, MediaThe Imagination of Freedom: Goethe and Hegel as ContemporariesEffacement vs. Exposure of the Poetic Act: Philosophy and Literature as Producers of "History" (Hegel vs. Goethe)Toward an Environmental Aesthetics: Depicting Nature in the Age of Goethe"Ein heimlich Ding": The Self as Object in Annette von Droste-Hülshoff"Ja, Goethe über alles und immer!": Benn's "Double Life" in His Letters to F. W. Oelze (1932-56)Bibliography of Jane K. Brown's PublicationsNotes on the ContributorsIndex

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