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Rethinking Peter Weiss
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|November 5, 2001

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Weiss’s substantial œuvre has become a casualty of the cold war’s end, the collapse of socialism, and the beginning of a new millenium - as one would call it. This strikes us a valid reason to reconsider Peter Weiss - to face the challenge of…
Sound Figures Of Modernity: German Music and Philosophy
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The rich conceptual and experiential relays between music and philosophy—echoes of what Theodor W. Adorno once called Klangfiguren , or "sound figures"—resonate with heightened intensity during the period of modernity that extends from early…
A Hitler Youth In Poland: The Nazi Children's Evacuation Program During World War Ii
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Jost Hermand's A Hitler Youth in Poland is an invaluable first-hand account of his experience in Nazi education camps for German children, four in Poland. An important addition to the growing record of the childhood experiences of so-called…
The Romantic School And Other Essays: Heinrich Heine
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The German Library is a new series of the major works of German literature and thought from medieval times to the present. The volumes have forewords by internationally known writers and introductions by prominent scholars. Here the English
Writings Of German Composers: Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Brahms, Mahler, Strauss, Weill, and
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Gathers selections from letters, essays, criticism, and autobiographies by Telemann, Handel, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schuman, Liszt, Wagner, Brahms, and Mahler.
Revolutio Germanica: Die Sehnsucht Nach Der «alten Freiheit» Der Germanen. 1750-1820
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Entgegen vieler nationalistischen, ja sogar präfaschistischen Deutungen der Germanenbilder aus der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts und der Ära der Befreiungskriege sollen in diesem Band sowohl die altständischen, an den Rechten der «alten Freiheit» als auch…
Contentious Memories: Looking Back At The Gdr
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Who is remembering the German Democratic Republic, and how do they go about it? This volume of «contentious memories» brings together essays and critical responses in a look back at three aspects of GDR studies. It presents an opportunity for self-reflection on…
Concepts Of Culture
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|April 1, 1999

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This volume contains the contributions to the Twenty-Ninth Wisconsin Workshop on «Concepts of Culture.» Culture studies in the United States have arrived at a turning point. There is a clear orientation toward solidification on the one hand and to…
Heinrich Heine's Contested Identities: Politics, Religion, And Nationalism In Nineteenth-century…
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This volume collects the papers presented at a conference that took place in Berkeley, California, in October 1997 in honor of Heinrich Heine's two-hundredth birthday. The theme of that conference was Heine's identity, which was formed and reformed, revised and…
Responsibility And Commitment: Ethische Postulate Der Kulturvermittlung. Festschrift Fuer Jost…
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With a few exceptions the essays in this volume are versions of papers presented at a conference on «Responsibility and Commitment: The Ethics of Cultural Mediation,» which occurred at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in March of 1995. Held in honor of Jost…
Mehr Als Ein Liberaler: Ueber Heinrich Heine
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|December 1, 1992

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Nachdem Heine seit Jahrzehnten vornehmlich als «guter Liberaler» interpretiert worden ist, werden in diesem Buch jene politischen, ethischen, geschichtsphilosophischen und ästhetischen Aspekte seines Werks behandelt, die sich dieser allzu griffigen…
Beredte Toene: Musik Im Historischen Prozeß
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|December 1, 1990

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Die dreizehn Aufsätze dieses Bandes beschäftigen sich fast ausschließlich mit programmatischen Intentionen deutscher Musik von Bach, Beethoven und Mahler über den musikalischen Expressionismus bis zu Berg, Weill, Eisler, Schönberg und der modernen E-Musik der…
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