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Romanticism after Auschwitz

Author: Sara Emilie Guyer
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
Series: Cultural memory in the present
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Romanticism After Auschwitz reveals how one of the most insistently anti-romantic discourses, post-Holocaust testimony, remains romantic, and proceeds to show how this insight compels a thorough  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Emilie Guyer
ISBN: 0804755248 9780804755245
OCLC Number: 1102485624
Notes: Originally presented as the author's Ph.D. thesis (University of California, Berkeley, 2001) under title: Surviving figures : romantic rhetoric and post-Holocaust writing
:Content:Acknowledgments iii @toc2:Introduction: The Rhetoric of Survival 1 1. Romanticism, Testimony, Prosopopoeia 000 2. Naked Language, Naked Life: Wordsworth's Rhetoric of Survival 000 3. Testimony and Trope in Frankenstein 000 4. Anthropomorphizing the Human 000 5. The Rhetoric of Wakefulness 000 6. Breath, Today: Celan's Translation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 71 000 7. The Remains of Figure: Nuit et Brouillard, Nacht und Nebel 000 Ending in Romanticism 000 :Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index
Description: xiii, 364 s.
Contents: Introduction: the rhetoric of survival --
Romanticism, testimony, prosopopoeia --
Naked language, naked life: Wordsworth's rhetoric of survival --
Testimony and trope in Frankenstein --
Anthropomorphizing the human --
The rhetoric of wakefulness --
Breath, today: Celan's translation of Shakespeare's sonnet --
The remains of figure: Nuit et brouillard, nacht und nebel --
Ending in romanticism
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present
Responsibility: Sara Guyer


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"This is a bracing, brilliant book. In compelling fashion Guyer weaves back and forth between Romantic literature and culture in the aftermath of Auschwitz. She uncovers untold dynamics in texts we Read more...

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