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Romantic Recoveries (1841–1842)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396324
eISBN:
9780199852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the developments in the career of Margaret Fuller during the period from 1841 to 1842. In mid-February 1841, she wrote a letter to her friend William Channing, and two days ... More


W. G. Sebald: Emigrant and Academic

Uwe Schütte

in W.G. Sebald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter, Schütte introduces Sebald as a writer caught not only between two cultures, but between the worlds of academia and literature. It explores the beginnings of Sebald’s life, from his ... More


From the Search for Normality to the Search for Normality: German Historical Writing

Stefan Berger

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter demonstrates the overwhelming dominance of a Marxist, Soviet-inspired agenda, and the supremacy of social and especially economic history. During the Cold War, only the historians in the ... More


W.G. Sebald

Uwe Schütte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

W. G. Sebald was a literary phenomenon: a German literary scholar working in England, who took up creative writing out of dissatisfaction with German post-war letters. Within only a few years, his ... More


The Satirist’s Dilemma

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reveals the author's distaste with having seen his work linked with National Socialism. A comparison was drawn between its destructive activities in the realm of culture and the author's ... More


‘May be solved by the construction of garden cities’: German-Jewish literary proposals on garden cities in Eretz Israel

Ines Sonder

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the role of garden city literary visions, none of which were realised, within the Zionist discourse. It discusses the most important German-Jewish literary writing on garden ... More


Introduction

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Oliver Fürbeth

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book deals with German music philosophy. This chapter explores German writing on music before Immanuel Kant to provide an impression of the work of the intellectual precursors of the ... More


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