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Musicman: the musical-artistic story from Hoffmann and Odoevsky to Pasternak

Neil Cornwell

in Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082092
eISBN:
9781781702062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082092.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter investigates the musical story through Odoevsky's fictional ‘biography’ of Johann Sebastian Bach, and preceding works, particularly in the writings of E.T.A. Hoffmann. It aims to examine ... More


Beethoven’s Phantasmagoria

Deirdre Loughridge

in Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musicologists have come to see E. T. A. Hoffmann’s review of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as establishing the foundation for serious musical cultures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In ... More


 Conclusion

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Disagreeing with contemporary scholarship that posits an aesthetic break c.1800, this chapter argues that the ancient discourse on musical utility did not come to an end with end of the 18th century. ... More


Poetic Engagement with Piano-Playing Women Automata

Adelheid Voskuhl

in Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226034027
eISBN:
9780226034331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226034331.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines literary texts that use the two piano-playing women as motifs to develop broader intellectual and poetic agendas about the boundaries between humans and machines. In the years ... More


Tales of Transgression, Fables of Industry: Hoffmann, Hawthorne, Melville, and Gaskell

Chris Baldick

in In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122494
eISBN:
9780191671432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122494.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mary Shelley was not alone in fictionalizing the various preoccupations that we find at work in Frankenstein. The more familiar home of such Frankensteinian themes, though, lay in the European and ... More


Schmolling, Hoffmann, Hitzig, and the Problem of Legal Responsibility

Arne Höcker

in The Case of Literature: Forensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749353
eISBN:
9781501749384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749353.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter details E. T. A. Hoffmann's involvement in the criminal case of Daniel Schmolling. In 1825, Julius Eduard Hitzig posthumously blamed his colleague and friend, the Romantic author and ... More


Four-Handed Monsters

Adrian Daub

in Four-Handed Monsters: Four-Hand Piano Playing and Nineteenth-Century Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199981779
eISBN:
9780199370085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981779.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

The chapter deals with the consequences of four-hand transcription practices for everyday “consumption.” The question is no longer what the voracious piano enthusiasts did with four-hand ... More


The Floral Poetics of Schumann’s Blumenstück, op. 19

Holly Watkins

in Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 4, “The Floral Poetics of Schumann’s Blumenstück, op. 19,” explores how flowers, as supreme representatives of nonhuman beauty, were woven into nineteenth-century notions of gender, art, and ... More


Reanimating Musical Organicism

Holly Watkins

in Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 1, “Reanimating Musical Organicism,” revisits the legacy of organicism to discover fresh critical potential in a discourse currently maligned as a relic of Austro-German aesthetic values. ... More


A Theater of Enchantment

Tili Boon Cuillé

in Divining Nature: Aesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613362
eISBN:
9781503614178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613362.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The epilogue considers E.T.A. Hoffmann and François-René de Chateaubriand’s retrospective reflections on the marvelous in art and nature. Evidence that the marvelous survived the century can be found ... More


The Din of the System: The Devil's Due

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores some of the key themes from Franz Fühmann's work, highlighting the landmarks of socialism from the vantage point of a brief trip to the West, a strange place free of socialism's ... More


Conclusion: The Fiction of Authority

Arne Höcker

in The Case of Literature: Forensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749353
eISBN:
9781501749384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749353.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explains that while literary texts in the nineteenth century continued the convention of referencing historical cases, they did so in order to question institutional authority and to ... More


Theorizing Fantasy: Enchantment, Parody, and the Classical Tradition

Cecilie Flugt

in Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cecilie Flugt, in “Theorizing Fantasy: Enchantment, Parody, and the Classical Tradition,” seeks to move beyond a traditional perspective on the literary history of modern fantasy as having to do ... More


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