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The Origin of German Tragic Drama
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Walter Benjamin
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-09 - Publisher: Verso

Offers a source of literary modernism in the twentieth century.
The Origin of German Tragic Drama
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: Walter Benjamin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-09 - Publisher: Verso Books

Cited by Lukács as a principal source of literary modernism, Walter Benjamin’s study of the baroque stage-form called Trauerspiel (literally, “mourning pla
Origin of the German Trauerspiel
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Walter Benjamin
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-04 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world
Briefwechsel 1930-1940
Language: de
Pages: 448
Authors: Gretel Adorno
Categories: Authors, German
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Shakespeare's Curse
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bjoern Quiring
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Conceptualizing the curse as the representation of a foundational, mythical violence that is embedded within juridical discourse, Shakespeare’s Curse pursues
Olive Schreiner and African Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Jade Munslow Ong
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associ
Working with Walter Benjamin
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Andrew Benjamin
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished reade
Walter Benjamin and the Antinomies of Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: John Joseph McCole
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Selected for honorable mention for the Morris D. Forkosch Prize in intellectual history, awarded annually by the Journal of the History of Ideas"This sophistica
Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Olga Taxidou
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-28 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This powerful reinterpretation of Greek tragedy focuses on the performative - the physical and civic - dimension of tragedy. It challenges the idealist, humanis
Lost Beyond Telling
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Richard Howard Stamelman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

In seeking to give voice to absent things or lost experiences, Richard Stamelman says, modern poetry attempts to give absence a shape. Loss, in his view, is bot