Leaves of Mourning: Holderlin's Late Work - With an Essay on Keats and Melancholy

Leaves of Mourning: Holderlin's Late Work - With an Essay on Keats and Melancholy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791427408
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 03/28/1996
Series: SUNY series, Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory Series
Pages: 163
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Anselm Haverkamp is Professor of English and Director of the Poetics Institute at New York University.

Vernon Chadwick is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the International Conference on Elvis Presley at the University of Mississippi. Described by The New York Times as “perhaps academia’s foremost Elvis scholar,” he has published essays exploring the Multicultural Elvis as a new paradigm of cultural representation. In addition to German translation, he is currently completing a book-length study of Mississippi artist and writer Walter Anderson.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface to the American Edition

Words, Like Flowers: Hölderlin's Late Work

Mourning Beyond Melancholia: Kryptic Subjectivity

Archaeology of the Lyrical Individual (Dilthey, Adorno, Freud)

Conjectures on the Work of Mourning (Freud, Benjamin, Derrida)

Writing on the Krypt (Derrida, Abraham, Torok)

I. Silva—Impossible Ode (Hailer and Kant)

II. By the Figtree—Mnemosyne (Hö1derlin and Hegel)

III. Secluded Laurel—Andenken (Hölderlin and Heidegger)

IV. Wild Elder—The Churchyard (Hölderlin and Kant)

Mourning Becomes Melancholia: The Leaves of Books

No, no—Ode on Melancholy (Keats and Locke)

Notes

Bibliography

Subject Index

Name Index

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