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Music in the works of Broch, Mann, and Kafka

Author: John Hargraves
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, 2001.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
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This study examines the ironic influence of Friedrich Schlegel and Arthur Schopenhauer's ideas of music's primacy among the arts on three of the most important modern writers of German: Hermann Broch, Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Named Person: Hermann Broch; Thomas Mann; Franz Kafka; Hermann Broch; Franz Kafka; Thomas Mann
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Hargraves
ISBN: 1571132082 9781571132086
OCLC Number: 47521292
Description: xix, 204 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Hermann Broch: biographical background; music essays --
2. The Spell and The Guiltless --
3. Musical ideas in Hugo von Hofmannsthal and His Time --
4. Music in The Sleepwalkers --
5. Music, silence and time: the architectonics of The Death of Virgil --
6. Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain and Doctor Faustus --
7. Kafka and silence: an alternate view of music.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: John A. Hargraves.
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