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Theories and Practices of the Doppelgänger

Andrew J. Webber

in The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter gives an overview of the manifestations of the Doppelgäanger in literary practice and sets up a survey of theoretical positions on the double, which will both stand as objects of ... More


The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Andrew J. Webber

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Ever since its literary coinage in Jean Paul's novel, Siebenkäs (1796), the concept of Doppelgänger has had significant influence upon representations of the self in German literature. This study ... More


Life, Death, and Birth of the Doppelgänger in Jean Paul

Andrew J. Webber

in The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the presence of the Doppelgäanger in Jean Paul's texts. In his first novel, Die unsichtbare Loge (The Invisible Lodge), the double has no immediate bodily presence, but is ... More


Cases of Double Trouble in Kleist

Andrew J. Webber

in The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers in detail two works of Heinrich von Kleist, where he goes beyond the sorts of dualistic patterns of characterization and plot which feature throughout his writing to more fully ... More


Double Agencies in the Novelle of Poetic Realism

Andrew J. Webber

in The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses cases of doubling in the Novelle genre of 19th-century German literature. These are forms of narrative which treat the mysterious and the antisocial, giving account of those ... More


Gothic Revivals: The Doppelgänger in the Age of Modernism

Andrew J. Webber

in The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The turn of the 19th century saw a widespread Gothic revival, a cult of Romantic fantasy, which rehearsed the attitudes and forms of Romanticism. This chapter gives a synoptic account of the ... More


Navigating the Triadic Universe: Three Compositional Scripts

Richard Cohn

in Audacious Euphony: Chromatic Harmony and the Triad's Second Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772698
eISBN:
9780199932238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772698.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 6 presents three analytic scripts for navigating the triadic universe, and shows how those scripts and their compositional instantiations are represented using the concepts and geometries ... More


The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

Caroline Ruddell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692026
eISBN:
9780748697052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692026.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen critically appraises the representation, or mediation, of identity in film and television through a thorough analysis of doppelgangers and ... More


The Partisan and His Doppelganger: The Case of Primo Levi

Ilona Klein

in Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Published in 1982, “Se non ora, quando?” (If Not Now, When?) is Primo Levi's first novel proper. Perhaps, Primo Levi regretted not fully living life as an Italian Jewish partisan that he re-created ... More


The Doppelgänger: Literature's Philosophy

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232987
eISBN:
9780823235698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232987.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The Doppelgänger or Double presents literature as the “double” of philosophy. There are historical reasons for this. The genesis of the Doppelgänger is literature's response to the ... More


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