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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.)
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This edition brings together for the first time Arendt's reflections on literature and culture including previously unpublished and untranslated material drawn from half a century of engagement with the works of European and American authors, poets, journalists, and literary critics,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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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 as a serious, committed, and highly original literary and cultural critic. Gottlieb's introduction ties the work together, showing how Arendt developed a form of literary and cultural analysis that is entirely her own.

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