Aspects of Philistinism in nineteenth-century German literature

Eichendorff, Keller, Fontane
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Eichendorff, Joseph, -- Freiherr von, -- 1788-1857., Keller, Gottfried, -- 1819-1890., Fontane, Theodor, -- 1819-
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The thesis aims to explore philistinism as a German literary topos, in the nineteenth century. It begins with an examination of the extra-literary metaphorical usage of key words like Philister and proceeds to a summary of its impact on writers in the period.

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By so doing, I have tried to present an image of the developing tradition of the literary depiction of : Robert Edmund. Cotter. German literature - German literature - The 19th century: The early years of German Romanticism have been aptly termed the theoretical phase of a movement whose origin can be traced back to the Sturm und Drang era and, beyond Germany itself, to the French philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

An interest in individual liberty and in nature as a source of poetic inspiration is a common. This classic book is Benedetto Croce’s treatise, "European Literature In The Nineteenth Century". It is a fascinating and comprehensive examination of the literature production of the nineteenth century that explores the life and life's work of a great number of important writers of the by: 5.

Literature of the 19th century refers to world literature produced during the 19th century. The range of years is, for the purpose of this article, literature written from (roughly) to Many of the developments in literature in this period parallel changes in the visual arts and other aspects.

German literature in the 19th century was written against a background of political aspirations for nationhood, democracy and freedom of speech.

Censorship and authoritarianism prevailed for much of the century. The medieval Holy Roman Empire (which had lasted in Europe for six centuries) came to an end after Napoleon’s defeat of Austria (at Austerlitz in ) and Prussia (at Jena in ).

German Literature of the Eighteenth-Century is an impressive accomplishment, one that takes full advantage of the opportunities offered by a multi-volume history. The contributors cite extensively from the works discussed and devote time to both canonical and non-canonical figures, but they never lose their focus or lapse into an asyndetic.

Pages in category "19th-century German literature" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). This book fills the gap by discussing some of the major writers in the nineteenth century, beginning with late-Romantic writers, such as Bettina von Arnim and Johanna Schopenhauer, and goes on to discuss writers who were active in the Revolution such as Malwida von Meysenbug and Johanna by: 7.

Fontane is one of the key exponents of 19th-century German realism, and is considered more internationally significant than his German language rivals Gustav Freytag, Gottfried Keller, Wilhelm Raabe, and Theodor realism differed greatly from the French naturalism of Émile Zola.

Whilst Zola regards material circumstances as the prime factors shaping human destiny, Fontane focuses on. Home › Anthropology › Literary Criticism and Theory in the Twentieth Century. Literary Criticism and Theory in the Twentieth Century By Nasrullah Mambrol on January 7, • (6). Twentieth-century literary criticism and theory has comprised a broad range of tendencies and movements: a humanistic tradition, descended from nineteenth-century writers such as Matthew.

Recent scholarship in nineteenth-century literary studies consistently recognizes the profound importance of religion, even as it marginalizes the topic. There are few, if any, challenging yet manageable introductions to religion and literature in the long-nineteenth century, a factor that serves to fuel scholars' neglect of theological issues.

This book aims to show how religion, specifically. The Project Gutenberg eBook, Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature, Vol. II (of 6): The Romantic School in Germany, by Georg Brandes, Translated by Diana White and Mary Morison. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

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Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany Zachary Purvis Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs. Provides an innovative synthesis of modern German intellectual, political, and religious history; the history of higher education; and the history and development of modern theology.

This book consists of 4 longish essays from early in Nietzsche's career. The misunderstood German has stated that Schopenhauer as Educator is a great synopsis of his overall view of the world.

This is the only essay of the four that I have read. This alone is well worth the price of the book/5. Nineteenth century thinkers both developed from and reacted to the Enlightenment's notion of progress. Herder, Madame de Stael, Burke and Chateaubriand spoke vaguely of a Volk, a people — something that was not rationally grounded or justified, but grew from feelings and traditions previously overlooked.

Zachary Purvis offers a really splendid contribution to this literature, and excels beyond many comparable efforts because of the focus he marshals in establishing his claims.

The title of the study is Theology and the University in Nineteenth Century Germany, but its thesis is more specific.

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German Word for Debt and Guilt. Nietzsche is arguing, in earlier stages of society, any injury that involved taking something away, inflicting injury in a type of contract. o The idea of guilt must involve some kind of implicit conract. If you cause me harm, you owe me something. • The idea that sin and debt are deeply connected.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(1). [9] An English translation was published in this country in See also H. Boyesen's "Essays on German Literature" () for three papers on the "Romantic School in Germany." [10] Gentz, "The German Burke," translated the "Reflections on the Revolution in France" into German in Written by a team of leading experts, The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century is the first collective critical study of this great period in intellectual history.

It will be an essential resource for anyone working in the area, and will lead the direction of future research. “There is more life and reality in the first act of the Merry Wives than in all German literature” (p.

The most important comment by the founders of scientific communism about classicism, the literary movement of the 17thth centuries, was made by Marx in a letter to Lassalle on J (p.

Full text of "Studies in modern German literature: Sundermann; Hauptmann; Women writers of the nineteenth century" See other formats. Full text of "Studies in German literature in the nineteenth century" See other formats. Lecture 16 The Romantic Era: The categories which it has become customary to use in distinguishing and classifying "movements" in literature or philosophy and in describing the nature of the significant transitions which have taken place in taste and in opinion, are far too rough, crude, undiscriminating -- and none of them so hopelessly as the category "Romantic.".

This paper covers post-Kantian nineteenth-century German philosophers, including Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche.

The most essential historical background for this paper is a general knowledge of Kant's philosophy, to which all of these thinkers are. For a long time historians of German literature refused to admit his significance, owing in a large measure to Chauvinistic and religious prejudices.

When an attempt was made in to erect a memorial to the poet in Düsseldorf, his native place, permission was refused by the government on the ground of Heine's anti-German utterances. Introduction: German literature and philosophy Nicholas Saul ‘[T]he intermingling ofphilosophical and literary ideas’, Peter Stern once wrote, is a ‘commonplace ofGerman literary history’.

Apart from his own studies ofthe ‘traffic between literature and philosophy’, a long list might be compiled ofstudies which aim somehow to explain. THE GERMAN TRADITION OF PSYCHOLOGY IN LITERATURE AND THOUGHT, – transmission to the nineteenth century. All German texts are trans-lated into English, making this fascinating area of European thought - The German Tradition of Psychology in Literature and Thought, Matthew Bell Frontmatter More by:.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (Octo – Aug )was a nineteenth-century German philosopher and philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy, and science, using a distinctive German language style and displaying a .German philosophy, here taken to mean either (1) philosophy in the German language or (2) philosophy by Germans, has been extremely diverse, and central to both the analytic and continental traditions in philosophy for centuries, from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz through Immanuel Kant, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Arthur Schopenhauer, Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger and Ludwig.This book comprises three studies investigating in detail the intellectual and personal relations existing among three dominating figures in nineteenth-century English thought and culture.

These studies are fundamentally concerned with the humanistic vision of Matthew Arnold and Walter Pater and emphasize their adaptation of the traditional.