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The German mind of the nineteenth century : a literary and historical anthology / edited by Hermann Glaser.


New York : Continuum, [1981] .
ISBN 0826400418, 0826400442

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Other Title Soviel Anfang war nie.
Title on cover of paperback ed.: German mind of the 19th century
Other Authors Glaser, Hermann.
Subjects Allemagne -- Vie intellectuelle.
German literature -- 19th century.
German literature.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Germany.
Intellectual life.
Littérature allemande -- 19e siècle.
Description xvi, 389 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Translation of: Soviel Anfang war nie.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Errors and confusions. Observing the world. Modern nervousness. "Civilized" sexual morality and modern nervous illness / Sigmund Freud -- Youth in Vienna / Arthur Schnitzler -- Ecce homo. Why I am so wise / Friedrich Nietzsche -- The notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge / Rainer Maria Rilke -- Lightning train / Detlev von Liliencron -- Errors, confusions / Theodor Fontane -- Would there be something I'd possibly miss? / Theodor Fontane.
Errors and confusions. Observing the world. Society seen from below. Maria Magdalena ; Diaries / Friedrich Hebbel -- This book belongs to the King / Bettina von Arnim -- The Silesian weavers / Heinrich Heine -- The Hessian courier / Georg Büchner -- Letter to Karl August Varnhagen von Ense / Heinrich Heine -- My life / August Bebel -- Song for the general league of German workers / Georg Herwegh -- Some, of course / Hugo von Hofmannsthal -- Worker! / Karl Otten.
Errors and confusions. Observing the world. The dark vision. Man and woman go through the cancer barrack / Gottfried Benn -- A letter / Hugo von Hofmannsthal -- Letter to his father / Franz Kafka -- The God of the city / Georg Heym -- World's end / Jakob van Hoddis -- Grodeck (second version) / Georg Trakl -- Two poems / August Stramm -- Letters from the field / Franz Marc.
Of horror and flourishing. Justifying the world. The chthonic. Lenz / Georg Büchner -- Preface to Colored stones / Adalbert Stifter -- Acherontic chill / Detlev von Liliencron -- The world as will and representation / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Journey to the equinoctial regions of the new continent / Alexander von Humboldt -- Rock crystal / Adalbert Stifter -- Four speeches on life and illness / Rudolph Virchow -- Woyzeck / Georg Büchner -- Brains / Gottfried Benn.
Of horror and flourishing. Justifying the world. The panic aspect. A note to my friends instead of a foreword. The life of Quintus Fixlein / Jean Paul -- Memoirs / Karl Gutzkow -- Half of life ; Evening fantasy / Friedrich Hölderlin -- Letter to his brother Daniel / Philipp Otto Runge -- The dream, a life / Franz Grillparzer -- Kannietverstaan / Johann Peter Hebel -- The world as will and representation / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Goethe's house on the Frauenplan in Weimar / Karl Immermann -- Letter to Hartmuth Brinkmann / Theodor Storm -- Annuals and letters to his son / Ludwig Richter -- Village church in summer / Detlev von Liliencron -- Elsewhere / Theodor Storm -- A prayer for sleep / Detlev von Liliencron -- Parerga and Paralipomena / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Faust. Part two / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Mr. and Mrs. Knopp / Wilhelm Busch -- The people of Seldwyla / Gottfried Keller -- Travel images / Heinrich Heine -- Sparrow Lane chronicle ; The skidderump / Wilhelm Raabe.
Titanism. Suspending the world. History is everything. Lectures on the philosophy of world history / Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel -- What is, and for what purpose does one study universal history / Friedrich Schiller -- Campaign in France / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- The epigones / Karl Leberecht Immermann -- Reflections on world history / Jacob Burckhardt -- How the concept of progress is to be understood in history / Leopold von Ranke -- Letter to J. Bloch / Friedrich Engels -- Feuerbach / Karl Marx/Friedrich Engels.
Titanism. Suspending the world. Spirit, will, and idea. Opening address of his lectures in Berlin, October 22, 1818 / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -- A contribution to the critique of Hegel's philosophy of right / Karl Marx -- The world as will and representation ; Parerga and Paralipomena / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Goethe's correspondence with a child / Bettina von Arnim -- The Heiligenstadt testament / Ludwig van Beethoven.
Titanism. Suspending the world. The civil state. Statement of November 24, 1808, upon his dismissal / Baron Carl von Stein -- Song of the Germans ; Hyperion, or The hermit / Friedrich Hölderlin -- Night thoughts ; Germany, a winter's tale / Heinrich Heine -- My dismissal / Jakob Grimm -- Recollections of the year 1848 / Fanny Lewald -- On the use of the railway / Friedrich List.
Withdrawal. Dreaming the world. Appollonian Dionysian. Primal orphic words / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Hyperion's fate song / Friedrich Hölderlin -- Fragments of an autobiography / Wilhelm von Humboldt -- Iphigenia in Tauris / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- A legacy / Anselm Feuerbach -- Ithaca, the Peloponnese, and Troy / Heinrich Schliemann -- Nänie / Friedrich Schiller -- The Roman fountain / Conrad Ferdinand Meyer -- Archaic torso of Apollo / Rainer Maria Rilke -- Transport / Stefan George -- The marble image / Joseph von Eichendorff -- The birth of tragedy (or, Hellenism and pessimism) / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Tristan / Thomas Mann.
Withdrawal. Dreaming the world. The earthly paradise. On the aesthetic education of man, in a series of letters / Friedrich Schiller -- On the marionette theater / Heinrich von Kleist -- Memoirs of a good-for-nothing / Joseph von Eichendorff -- Betrothal letters / Wilhelm and Karoline von Humboldt -- Indian summer / Adalbert Stifter -- Wilhelm Meister's years of wandering / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Withdrawal. Dreaming the world. Thoughts of the night. Hymns to the night / Novalis -- Moonlit night / Joseph von Eichendorff -- At midnight / Eduard Mörike -- O death, it is the chill of night / Heinrich Heine -- A night awake / Annette von Droste-Hülshoff -- The nightwatches of Bonaventura -- Flower, fruit and thorn arrangements, or Married life, death and wedding of the public defender F. St. Siebenkäs / Jean Paul -- Heinrich von Ofterdingen / Novalis.
Geographic Area Germany
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7178672
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