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Romanticism : a German affair

Author: Rüdiger Safranski; Robert E Goodwin
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2014.
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"Originally published in German in 2007 under the title Romantik: Eine deutsche Affare, copyright (c) 2007 by Carl Hanser Verlag Munchen"--Title page verso.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rüdiger Safranski; Robert E Goodwin
ISBN: 9780810126534 0810126532 9780810129184 0810129183 9780810134126 0810134128
OCLC Number: 867000841
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Originally published in German in 2007 under the title Romantik: Eine deutsche Affare, copyright (c) 2007 by Carl Hanser Verlag Munchen"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 361 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Book 1 Romanticism --
Chapter 1 3 --
Romantic starting point: Herder sets sail --
Reinventing culture --
Individualism and the voices of peoples --
Pitching and tossing on the stream of time --
Chapter 2 12 --
From political to aesthetical revolution --
Political impotence and poetic audacity --
Schiller's encouragement to play the great game --
The Romantics prepare their entrance --
Chapter 3 25 --
The age of scribblers --
Farewell to enlightened sobriety --
From the curious to the wonderful --
Friedrich Schlegel and the career of irony --
The beautiful chaos --
The hour of critical dictators --
Making the world into a work of art --
Chapter 4 40 --
Fichte and the Romantic desire to be an I --
The heart's overflow --
Creations from nothing --
Romantic conviviality --
The legendary commune in Jena --
Soaring flights and fear of falling --
Chapter 5 53 --
Ludwig Tieck --
In the literature factory --
The I-excesses of William Lovell --
Literary satires --
The virtuoso writer encounters Wackenroder's religion of art --
Two friends in quest of the reality of their dreams --
Moonlit magic night and the Dürer period --
Venusberg in twilight --
Franz Sternbald's Wanderings --
Chapter 6 67 --
Novalis --
Friendship with Schlegel --
At Schiller's sickbed --
Sophie von Kühn --
Love and death --
The voluptuousness of transcending --
Hymns to the Night --
Above ground, below ground --
The mystery of the mine --
Christendom or Europe --
Specters reign where no gods are --
Chapter 7 84 --
Romantic religion --
Inventing God --
Schlegel's experiments --
Enter Friedrich Schleiermacher: religion is the sensibility and taste for the infinite --
Religion beyond good and evil --
Redemption through the beauty of the world --
From the life of a religious virtuoso --
Chapter 8 96 --
Mythology and the beautiful --
The Oldest Systematic Program of German Idealism --
The mythology of reason --
From the reason of the future to the truth of origins --
Görres, Creuzer, Schlegel, and the discovery of the East --
The other antiquity --
Hölderlin's gods --
Their presence and transience --
Disappearance in the form --
Chapter 9 111 --
Poetical politics --
From the Revolution to the Catholic Order --
Romantic idea of empire --
Schiller and Novalis on the Kulturnation --
Fichte's nation --
From the I to the We --
Society as womb --
Adam Müller and Edmund Burke --
The common touch --
The Heidelberg Romantic --
War of Liberation --
Romanticism in arms --
Hatred of Napoleon --
Kleist as the genius of hatred --
Chapter 10 126 --
Romantic discontent with normality --
Enlightened sobriety --
The rational (rational) and the efficient (rationell) --
Pride and suffering of artists --
Kreisler --
Critique of philistinism --
Loss of multifariousness --
Spirit of geometry --
Boredom --
The Romantic God against the yawning chasm --
The lyrical As If --
Chapter 11 138 --
Setting out and breaking off --
Eichendorff: Fresh Journey --
Siren songs --
Trust in God --
At the window --
Poets and their Friends --
Poetry of life --
Religious irony --
Good-for-nothing--the fool in Christ --
E.T.A. Hoffmann: with light hand --
Not firmly rooted --
The player --
Aesthetics of shock --
Paradise is right next door, but so is hell --
Princess Brambilla and the Great Laughter --
Skeptical phantast --
Book 2 The Romantic --
Chapter 12 157 --
Looking back at the chaos of ideas --
Hegel as critic of Romanticism --
The Weltgeist's commands and presumptuous subjects --
Biedermeier and Young Germany --
On the Path to the real reality --
Unmasking competitions --
Critique of heaven, discovery of earth and the body --
Romantic future, prosaic present --
Strauss --
Feuerbach --
Marx --
Heine between the fronts --
Farewell song to Romanticism and defense of nightingales --
Soldier in humanity's was of liberation and nothing but a poet --
Chapter 13 175 --
Wagner the Young German --
Rienzi in Paris --
Romantic revoltionary in Dresden --
Realization of Early Romantic dreams: the new mythology --
The Ring of the Nibelung --
How the free man brings about the Twilight of the Gods --
Anti-capitalism and anti-Semitism --
The mythic experience --
Tristan and the Romantic night --
Symbolistic intoxication --
All-out attack on the senses --
Chapter 14 187 --
Nietzsche on Wagner: art's first circumnavigation of the world --
The un-Romantic spirit of the age: materialism, realism, historicism --
Workhouse --
Dionysian Romanticism --
Music as universal language --
Nietzsche's estrangement from Wagner: redemption from the redeemer --
Stay true to the earth --
Heraclitus's and Schiller's child at play --
The end of ironic resistance --
Collapse --
Chapter 15 205 --
Life, nothing but life --
Youth movement --
Reform of life --
Landauer --
Irruption of a mysticism --
Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Rilke, and Stefan George --
Wilhelminian theatrical magic: the battle fleet and the Romanticism of Steel --
The ideas of 1914 --
Thomas Mann at war --
Ethical air, Faustian smell, cross, death, and grave --
Chapter 16 223 --
From the Magic Mountain down to the plain --
Langemarck --
Wanderer between two worlds --
Two adventurous hearts: Ernst Jünger and Franz Jung --
Dance craze in Thuringia --
Journey to the East --
Strained objectivity --
Waiting for the Great Moment Explosive antiquarianism at the end of the Republic --
Heidegger's political Romanticism --
Chapter 17 239 --
Romanticism accused --
How Romantic was National Socialism? Dispute over Romanticism in the Nazi culture bureaucracy --
Nazi modernism --
The Romanticism of the Reich --
Nuremberg --
Romantic mentality as prehistory --
Dionysian life or biologism --
Worldly innocence, world religiosity, and the rage to topple a world --
The higher interpretation of the crude event --
Heidegger as example --
Hitler and the fever dream of Romanticism --
Truth and delusion --
Chapter 18 254 --
The catastrophe and its Romantic interpretation: Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus --
Higher interpretations of the crude event --
Sobriety --
Dried out alcoholics --
The skeptical generation --
New Objectivity revisited --
The avant-garde, technology, and the masses --
Adorno and Gehlen in the Night Studio --
How Romantic was the '68 Movement? On Romanticism and politics.
Other Titles: Romantik.
Responsibility: Rüdiger Safranski ; translated from the German by Robert E. Goodwin.

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