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Metapolitics : from Wagner and the German Romantics to Hitler

Author: Peter Viereck
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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"The term "metapolitics," a coinage from Richard Wagner's nationalist circle, signifies an ideology resulting from five distinct strands: romanticism (embodied chiefly in the Wagnerian ethos), the pseudo-science of race, Fuehrer worship, vague economic socialism, and the alleged supernatural and unconscious force of the Volk collectivity. Together, those elements engendered an emphasis on irrationalism and hysteria  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Viereck
ISBN: 0765805103 9780765805102
OCLC Number: 51781697
Notes: "With a new introduction by the author."
Description: lxxxix, 530 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thomas Mann on Metapolitics --
New Survey for the 1960's --
Metapolitics --
The Rooted German --
Discoveries in German Culture --
Synopsis of Rosenberg's Posts and Influence --
Rosenberg Versus Hitler in Russia --
Pro and Con --
Acknowledgments, Wagner's Transvestism, and "Harshness."
Responsibility: Peter Viereck.

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This work, first published in 1941, indicts Hitler in terms of the Judaic-Christian ethical tradition and locating certain elements of the Nazi worldview in German romantic poetry, music, and social  Read more...

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