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Hlderlin's Hymns "Germania" and "The Rhine"

Author: Martin Heidegger; William McNeill; Julia Ireland
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana ; Indianapolis [Indiana] : Indiana University Press, 2014 ©221E2014
Series: Studies in Continental thought
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Coming at a crucial time in his career, this title illustrates Martin Heidegger's turn toward language, art, and poetry while reflecting his despair at his failure to revolutionize the German  Read more...


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Named Person: Friedrich Hlderlin; Friedrich Hlderlin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Heidegger; William McNeill; Julia Ireland
ISBN: 9780253014214 0253014212 9780253014306 0253014301
OCLC Number: 960096393
Description: 1 online resource (308 pages)
Contents: Translators' ForewordPreliminary RemarkIntroduction 1. Outline of the Beginning, Manner of Procedure, and Approach of the Lecture CoursePart One"Germania"Chapter OnePreliminary Reflections: Poetry and Language 2. Provisional Path of Approach to the Poem as a Piece of Text 3. Entering the Domain in which Poetry Unfolds its Power 4. Concerning the Essence of Poetry 5. The Question Concerning the `We' in the Turbulence of the Dialogue 6. Determining the `We' from out of the Horizon of the Question of Time 7. The Linguistic Character of PoetryChapter TwoThe Fundamental Attunement of Poetizing and the Historicality of Dasein 8. Unfolding the Fundamental Attunement 9. Historical Time and Fundamental Attunement 10. The Locale of Dasein Founded in "Germania" within the Horizon of the Heraclitean Thought11. Transitional Overview and Summary: Revisiting the Domains Opened Up Thus Far as a Way of Determining More Precisely the Intent of the Lecture CoursePart Two"The Rhine"Transitional RemarkThe Question Concerning What is `Innermost' in a Poetic Work as a Question of the Opening Up and Founding of Beyng in the Each Time New Prevailing of its Fundamental AttunementChapter OneThe Demigods as Mediating Middle between Gods and Humans. The Fundamental Attunement of the Poem. The Beyng of the Demigods and the Calling of the Poet12. Thinking the Essence of the Demigods in the Founding Projection of the Poet13. Strophe I. The Point of Departure for the Telling, and the Composure through which it is Experienced. The Apprehending of a Destiny14. Strophes II and III. The River Rhine as Destiny. Hearing its Origin and Assuming its VocationChapter TwoA More Incisive Review. Poetizing and Historical Dasein15. The Task of the Lecture Course: Entering the Domain in Which Poetry Unfolds its Power, and the Opening Up of its Actuality16. Th
Series Title: Studies in Continental thought


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