Heinrich von Kleist: Writing after Kant

Heinrich von Kleist: Writing after Kant

by Tim Mehigan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571135186
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture Series
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Tim Mehigan is professor of German and head of the Department of German and Russian at the University of Melbourne.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Kleist and the Problem of Self-Consciousness Kleist's "Kant Crisis" and Its Consequences"Betwixt a false reason and none at all": Kleist and Skepticism On the Excluded Middle in Penthesilea Heinrich von Kleist's Concept of Law, with Special Reference to "Michael Kohlhaas""Über das Marionettentheater"The Narrative Paradigm: Text as Contract"Die Marquise von O. . .": The Marriage Contract"Michael Kohlhaas": Death and the Contract"Der Donnerkeil des Mirabeau": Kleist's Essay "Über dieallmähliche Verfertigung der Gedanken beim Reden"Kleist's Fiction from a Game-Theoretical Perspective: "Die Verlobung in St. Domingo" as an Example The Process of Inferential Contexts: Franz Kafka Reading Heinrich von Kleist Works Cited Index

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