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A dubious past : Ernst Junger and the politics of literature after Nazism

Author: Elliot Yale Neaman
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Series: Weimar and now, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Dubious Past examines from new perspectives the legacy of Ernst Junger (1895-1998), one of the most fascinating figures in twentieth-century German intellectual life. From the time he burst onto the literary scene with In Storms of Steel in the early 1920s until he reached Olympian age in a reunited Germany, Junger's writings on a vast range of topics generated scores of controversies. In old age he became a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Biografie
Named Person: Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Junger; Ernst Jünger; Ernst Jünger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Yale Neaman
ISBN: 0520216288 9780520216280
OCLC Number: 39671284
Description: xiv, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Ernst Junger: A German Life --
2. The Junger Circle: Magnetic Repulsion and Attraction --
3. The Marble Cliffs: An Allegory of Power and Death --
4. The Pen and the Sword: Last Knights of the Majestic --
5. The View from Above: Logs from a Sinking Ship --
6. Challenging the Victor's Optic: Junger as Oracle in the Age of Adenauer --
7. Right Turn: Junger Retrieved in the Age of Kohl.
Series Title: Weimar and now, 19.
Responsibility: Elliot Y. Neaman.
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Examines the legacy of Ernst Junger, one of the most fascinating figures in 20th-century German intellectual life. This title addresses questions of German intellectual life, German identity, left  Read more...

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