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Nietzsche and Schiller: Untimely Aesthetics

Nicholas Martin

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159131
eISBN:
9780191673511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159131.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Nietzsche's Die Geburt der Tragodie and Schiller's Asthetische Briefe are two texts that make a vital contribution to the history of aesthetic and cultural theory. This work makes a comparative study ... More


A Spectacular Crisis: Watching Executions in the Age of Sensibilité

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

In the mid-eighteenth century, France reached a crisis point as competing cultural trends and practices ran headlong into one another: the rising public fascination with executions, the logic of ... More


Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Never has a reconsideration of the place of drugs in our culture been more urgent than it is today. Drugs are seen as both panaceas and panapathogens, and the apparent irreconcilability of these ... More


Dialectical Theology (Gogarten, Barth, Bultmann)

John H. Smith

in Dialogues between Faith and Reason: The Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449277
eISBN:
9780801463273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449277.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the moment of protest and cultural crisis initiated by Friedrich Gogarten, Karl Barth, and Rudolf Bultmann in the first quarter of the twentieth century. Gogarten was one of the ... More


Nationalism and National Traditions Before the Great War

Stephen L. Dyson

in In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses how the defeat of Napoleon III by the Prussians at the Battle of the Sedan in 1870 ended the reign of one of the most archaeologically enthusiastic rulers in European history. ... More


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