Prophecies of Language: The Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

Prophecies of Language: The Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

by Kristina Mendicino

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ISBN-13: 9780823274024
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Series: Lit Z
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 16.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kristina Mendicino is Assistant Professor of German Studies at Brown University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

The Pitfalls of Translating Philosophy: Or, the Languages of Hegel's
Phenomenology of Spirit

Language at an Impasse, in Passing: Wilhelm von Humboldt's Agamemnon-
Translation

Prophecy, Spoken Otherwise: In the Language of Aeschylus' Cassandra

Prophetic Poetry, Ad Infinitum: Friedrich Schlegel's Daybreak

Empedocles, Empyrically Speaking-: Friedrich Hölderlin's Tragic Öde

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