Enlightenment and community : Lessing, Abbt, Herder and the quest for a German public (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Enlightenment and community : Lessing, Abbt, Herder and the quest for a German public

Author: Benjamin W Redekop
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca, NY : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2000.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas, 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows that the Enlightenment was a diverse, reformist enterprise with strong communitarian elements. This book examines the writings of GE Lessing, Thomas Abbt, and JG Herder - three seminal figures  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Thomas Abbt; Johann Gottfried Herder; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Thomas Abbt; Johann Gottfried Herder; Thomas Abbt; Johann Gottfried Herder; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Thomas Abbt; Johann Gottfried von Herder; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Thomas Abbt; Johann Gottfried Herder; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Thomas (Philosoph Abbt; Johann Gottfried von Herder
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin W Redekop
ISBN: 0773510265 9780773510265
OCLC Number: 42952676
Description: 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Public Writers and the Problem of Publikum --
2. United and Yet Divided: Lessing's Constitution of an Enlightened German Public --
3. Inscribing a Public Sphere of Citizens: Thomas Abbt's Response to the Problem of Publikum --
4. Language, Literature, and Publikum: Herder's Vision of Organic Enlightenment.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas, 28.
Responsibility: Benjamin W. Redekop.
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