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Poetic Affairs: Celan, Grunbein, Brodsky

Michael Eskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758314
eISBN:
9780804786812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book deals with the complex interface between literature and life through the prism of the lives and works of three poets: the German-Jewish poet and Holocaust survivor, Paul Celan (1920–1970); ... More


St. George

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on poet Stefan George (1868–1933). George was one of Germany's dominant cultural figures in the first third of the twentieth century. Some critics rank his poetry next to that of ... More


Oden von Klopstock in Musik Gesetzt …

Richard Kramer

in Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter considers the work of Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock. It examines how his poetry and his theorizing of language—most notably in “Von der Nachahmung des griechischen Silbenmaβes im ... More


Composing Klopstock: Gluck contra Bach

Richard Kramer

in Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines the works of Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock that were set to music by Bach and Gluck. In particular, Bach's setting of Lyda and Gluck's settings of Der Jüngling and Die frü hen ... More


Beethoven: In Search of Klopstock

Richard Kramer

in Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines Beethoven's engagement with poetry. Never a willing co-conspirator in matters of genre, Beethoven plants himself against its shifting currents. Further, his engagement with the ... More


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