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Nuremberg : the imaginary capital

Author: Stephen Brockmann
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, 2006.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Nuremberg: The Imaginary Capital is a broad study of German cultural and intellectual history since 1500, with a particular emphasis on the period from 1800 to the present. The book explores the ways in which Germans, over the past two centuries, have imagined Nuremberg as a cultural and spiritual capital, focusing feelings of national identity and belonging on the city - or on their Images of it." "Nuremberg: The  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brockmann
ISBN: 1571133453 9781571133458
OCLC Number: 67405644
Description: xi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "Nuremberg"? --
A small town in Germany --
The capital of nostalgia --
Metropolitan monument --
Empire of longing --
Representing rapture --
Nuremberg goes global --
Conclusion: Ab Urbe ad Orbem.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Stephen Brockmann.
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Traces the development of ideas of Nuremberg as cultural and spiritual capital, thus offering a coherent view of German cultural and intellectual history.  Read more...


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Brockmann's in-depth study demonstrates how the city of Nuremberg has been a focal point of discourses on Germany and Germanness at least from the Age of Romanticism.... [A]n excellent contribution Read more...

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