Spaces of Desire - Spaces of Transition: Space and Emotions in Modern Literature

Spaces of Desire - Spaces of Transition: Space and Emotions in Modern Literature

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ISBN-13: 9783631606179
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Europaischer Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 09/19/2011
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Gertrud Lehnert is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Potsdam (Germany). Her research focuses on space, emotion, visual culture, gender studies, the history of women’s poetry, and the theory and history of fashion.
Stephanie Siewert (MA) is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Potsdam, and a fellow of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes. Her project focuses on spaces of detention in literature and the visual arts in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Table of Contents

Contents: Gertrud Lehnert: Space and Emotion in Modern Literature – Monika Schmitz-Emans: Mirror and Labyrinth – Julia Weber: «Im Hohlraum» - Excavating Narration? Architectural Space, Perspective and (E)motion in Kafka’s The Burrow (1924) – Massimo Fusillo: The Railway Station as Heterotopia: between Sacredness and Sexuality – Gertrud Lehnert: Solitudes of Transition: Hotels (Marcel Proust and Vicky Baum) – Ana Belén López Pérez: Holiday/Health Resorts and Female Identity in Early 20th Century Short Stories – Sandra Poppe: Spaces of Anxiety in Modern Literature – Stephanie Siewert: Looking into the Dark Mirror: On Transnational Melancholy in Meena Alexander’s Memoir Fault Lines (2003) [1993].

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