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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
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Romanticism After Auschwitz argues that romanticism and its rhetoric must be rethought on the basis of two circumstances: the failure of literary historical models to account for the texts that we call "romantic" and the uncomfortable endurance of the tropes and figures associated with romanticism in one of the most insistently anti-romantic discourses, post-Holocaust testimony. Guyer focuses in particular on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guyer, Sara Emilie.
Romanticism after Auschwitz.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)606332307
Online version:
Guyer, Sara Emilie.
Romanticism after Auschwitz.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608121798
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Emilie Guyer
ISBN: 9780804755245 0804755248
OCLC Number: 136778754
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.
Description: xiii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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 71 --
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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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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"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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