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Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Jörg Kreienbrock

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Why do humans get angry with objects? Why is it that a malfunctioning computer, a broken tool, or a fallen glass causes an outbreak of fury? How is it possible to speak of an inanimate object's ... More


Introduction: How (Not) to Do Things with Doors

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the anger caused by supposedly malicious objects and anger management. This volume investigates why the encounter with ... More


Malicious Objects: Friedrich Theodor Vischer and the (Non)Functionality of Things

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines several scenes from Friedrich Theodor Vischer's novel Another One: A Traveling Acquaintance in relation to his aesthetic, philosophical, and autobiographical writings. It ... More


Dorothy Richardson’s Modernist Innovation

Meghan Marie Hammond

in Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748690985
eISBN:
9781474406376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690985.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Two, “Dorothy Richardson’s Modernist Innovation,” reads Richardson’s fiction alongside the work of Robert Vischer and Theodor Lipps, the first major contributors to the theory of ... More


Liszt’s “Program” Music

Mark Evan Bonds

in Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343638
eISBN:
9780199373437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343638.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The identification of absolute music with a specific repertory grew stronger still in 1855 with the first appearance—and almost immediate acceptance—of Franz Liszt’s neologism to describe works of ... More


Polemics

Mark Evan Bonds

in Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343638
eISBN:
9780199373437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343638.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Armed with new nouns that aligned philosophical concepts with specific repertories, critics debated the superiority of absolute and program music in a spirit of intense partisanship throughout the ... More


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