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Reflections on literature and culture

Author: Hannah Arendt; Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Series: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition brings together for the first time Arendt's reflections on literature and culture including previously unpublished and untranslated material drawn from half a century of engagement with the works of European and American authors, poets, journalists, and literary critics, including such diverse figures as Proust, Melville, Auden, and Brecht. Intended for a wide readership, this volume introduces Arendt  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Reflections on literature and culture.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608379090
Online version:
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Reflections on literature and culture.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608905316
Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Arendt; Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb
ISBN: 080474498X 9780804744980 0804744998 9780804744997
OCLC Number: 71005835
Description: xxxi, 360 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Rilke's Duino elegies (with Günther Stern) --
2. Review of Hans Weil, The emergence of the German principle of "Bildung" --
3. Friedrich von Gentz: On the 100th anniversary of his death, June 9, 1932 --
4. Adam Müller--Renaissance? --
5. Berlin salon --
6. Review of Hans Hagen, Rilke's revisions --
7. Review of Käte Hamburger, Thomas Mann and Romanticism --
8. Stefan Zweig: Jews in the world of yesterday --
9. The Jew as pariah: a hidden tradition --
10. Nightmare and flight --
11. Franz Kafka, appreciated anew --
12. Great friend of reality: Adalbert Stifter --
13. French existentialism --
14. No longer and not yet --
15. Proof positive --
16. The streets of Berlin --
17. The too ambitious reporter --
18. Beyond personal frustration: the poetry of Bertolt Brecht --
19. Introduction to Bernard Lazare, Job's dungheap --
20. The achievement of Hermann Broch --
21. Between vice and crime (on Proust) --
22. The imperialist character (on Kipling) --
23. The permanence of the world and the work of art --
24. Culture and politics --
25. Foreword to Carl Heidenreich's exhibition catalog --
26. The social question (on Melville and Dostoevski) --
27. Review of Nathalie Sarraute, The golden fruits --
28. What Is permitted to Jove ... : reflections on the poet Bertolt Brecht and his relation to politics --
29. Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 --
30. Isak Dinesen, 1885-1962 --
31. Dostoevski's Possessed --
32. Emerson address --
33. Afterword to Robert Gilbert, No donkey has lost me while galloping --
34. Remembering Wystan H. Auden, who died in the night of the twenty-eighth of September, 1973.
Series Title: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Hannah Arendt ; edited and with an Introduction by Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb.
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As one of the foremost public intellectuals of 20th century, Hannah Arendt is well known for her writings on political philosophy. This work brings together Arendt's reflections on literature and  Read more...

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