Goethe Yearbook 25
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24th September 2018

338 Pages

22.8 x 15.2 cm

11 b/w. Illustrations

Series: Goethe Yearbook

Imprint: Camden House

Goethe Yearbook 25

Edited by Adrian Daub and Elisabeth Krimmer

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Cutting-edge scholarly articles on diverse aspects of Goethe and the Goethezeit, featuring in this volume a special section on acoustics around 1800.
The Goethe Yearbook is a publication of the Goethe Society of North America, encouraging North American Goethe scholarship by publishing original English-language contributions to the understanding of Goethe and other authors of the Goethezeit while also welcoming contributions from scholars around the world. Volume 25 features a special section on acoustics around 1800, edited by Mary Helen Dupree, which includes, among others, contributionson sound and listening in Ludwig Tieck's Der blonde Eckbert (Robert Ryder) and on the role of the tympanum in Herder's aesthetic theory (Tyler Whitney).

The volume also contains essays on Goethe and stage sequels(Matthew Birkhold), on figures of armament in eighteenth-century German drama (Susanne Fuchs), on the dialectics of Bildung in Wilhelm Meister (Galia Benziman), on the Gothic motif in Goethe's Faust and "Von deutscher Baukunst" (Jessica Resvick), on Goethe and Salomon Maimon (Jason Yonover), on Goethe's "Novelle" (Ehrhard Bahr), and on Schiller's Bürger critique (Hans Richard Brittnacher).

Contributors: Ehrhard Bahr, Galia Benziman, Matthew H. Birkhold, Hans Richard Brittnacher, Linda Dietrick, Mary Helen Dupree, Susanne Fuchs, Deva Kemmis, Jessica C. Resvick, Robert Ryder, Patricia Anne Simpson, Chenxi Tang, Tyler Whitney, Jason Yonover, Chunjie Zhang.

Adrian Daub is Associate Professor of German at Stanford University. Elisabeth Krimmer is Professor of German at the University of California Davis.
What Goethe Heard: Special Section on Hearing and Listening in the Long Eighteenth Century
Behind Herder's Tympanum: Sound and Physiological Aesthetics, 1800/1900
Becoming the Listener: Goethe's "Der Fischer"
Of Barks and Bird Song: Listening in on the Forgotten in Ludwig Tieck's Der blonde Eckbert
Garden Empire or the Sublime Politics of the Chinese-Gothic Style
Die Austreibung des Populären: Schillers Bürger-Kritik
Goethe and the Uncontrollable Business of Appropriative Stage Sequels
Repetition and Textual Transmission: The Gothic Motif in Goethe's Faust and "Von deutscher Baukunst"
"Die gewalt'ge Heldenbrust": Gender and Violence in Goethe's Iphigenie auf Tauris
Literary Form and International World Order in Goethe: From Iphigenie to Pandora
Two Gifts from Goethe: Charlotte von Stein's and Charlotte Schiller's Writing Tables
Goethe's Wilhelm Meister and the Refusal to Grow Up: The Dialectics of Bildung
"So steh' ich denn hier wehrlos gegen dich?" - Figures of Armament and Disarmament in German Drama before and after the French Revolution
Goethe, Maimon, and Spinoza's Third Kind of Cognition
Die Neuvermessung von Lyrik und Prosa in Goethes Novelle
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ELISABETH KRIMMER is Professor of German at the University of California, Davis. She is the author of In the Company of Men: Cross-Dressed Women around 1800 (Wayne State UP, 2004), The Representation of War in German Literature: From 1800 to the Present (Cambridge UP, 2010), and German Women's Life Writing and the Holocaust: Complicity and Gender in the Second World War (Cambridge UP, 2018). She has also co-edited a number of books on German literature and culture, including Enlightened War: Theories and Cultures of Warfare in Eighteenth Century Germany; Religion, Reason, and Culture in the Age of Goethe; Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership: From Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel; Writing the Self, Creating Community: Germany Women Authors and the Literary Sphere 1750-1850, and Contested Selves: Life Writing and German Culture, all published with Camden House.

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Title Details

24th September 2018

338 Pages

2.28 x 1.52 cm

11 b/w. Illustrations

Series: Goethe Yearbook

Imprint: Camden House