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German incertitudes, 1914-1945 : the stones and the cathedral

German incertitudes, 1914-1945 : the stones and the cathedral

Author: Klemens Von Klemperer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Series: ABC-Clio ebook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text provides insights into German thought and society in the context of the challenges of modernity in the first half of the 20th century. The author looks at the tensions between a realistic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
collective biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Von Klemperer, Klemens, 1916-
German incertitudes, 1914-1945.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
Named Person: Klemens Von Klemperer; Klemens Von Klemperer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klemens Von Klemperer
ISBN: 0275970175 9780275970178
OCLC Number: 44732269
Description: xiii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Tradition and Modernity in German Thought and Society --
The Great War: Experience and Memory --
Heroic and Not-so-Heroic Pessimism: Max Weber and Oswald Spengler --
The Adventurer: Ernst Junger Reconsidered --
The Call for Allegiance: Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
The Lure and Limits of Gemeinschaft --
Fragments, Abstraction and a Vision: The German Expressionists --
Authenticity: Martin Heidegger and the Temptation of National Socialism --
Maturity: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Faith and the "World Come of Age" --
Conclusion: The German Mind between Disenchantment and Reenchantment, and the Spectre of National Socialism.
Series Title: ABC-Clio ebook.
Responsibility: Klemens von Klemperer.


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