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George, Rilke, Hofmannsthal and the Romantic tradition

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George, Stefan Anton, 1868-1933 -- Criticism and interpretation., Rilke Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 -- Criticism and interpretation., Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 -- Criticism and interpretation., Romanticism -- Germany., Modernism (Literature) -- Ger



StatementH.R. Klieneberger.
SeriesStuttgarter Arbeiten zur Germanistik,, Nr. 259
LC ClassificationsPT2613.E47 Z6953 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1454733M
ISBN 103880992630
LC Control Number93108781

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Klieneberger, H.R. George, Rilke, Hofmannsthal and the Romantic tradition. The Poetry of Rilke—the single most comprehensive volume of Rilke’s German poetry ever to be published in English—is the culmination of this effort.

With more than two hundred and fifty selected poems by Rilke, including complete translations of the Sonnets to Orpheus and the Duino Elegies, 4/4(17). Widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets, Rainer Maria Rilke was unique in his efforts to expand the realm of poetry through new uses of syntax and imagery and in an aesthetic philosophy that rejected Christian precepts and strove to reconcile beauty and suffering, life and death.

As C. Bowra observed in Rainer Maria Rilke: Aspects of His Mind and Poetry. René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke (4 December – 29 December ), better known as Rainer Maria Rilke (German: [ˈʁaɪnɐ maˈʁiːa ˈʁɪlkə]), was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist.

He is "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets". [attribution needed] He wrote both verse and highly lyrical : Clara Westhoff (m. For the past twenty-five years, North Point Press has been working with Edward Snow, “Rilke’s best contemporary translator” (Brian Phillips, The New Republic), to bring into English Rilke’s major poetic Poetry of Rilke—the single most comprehensive volume of Rilke’s German poetry ever to be published in English—is the culmination of this effort/5(26).

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Rilke's book of hours: love poems to God by Rainer Maria Rilke Rilke is unquestionably the twentieth century's most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation and spiritual quest. His poems of ecstatic identification with the world exert perennial fascination.

Rilke, Rainer-Maria MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly () This attractive, engagingly written, readable book packs a complete, novel reassessment of Rilke into a manageable : Lorna Martens. The 19th century The Romantic Movement. The early years of German Romanticism have been aptly termed the theoretical phase of a movement whose origin can be traced back to the Sturm und Drang era and, beyond Germany itself, to the French philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques interest in individual liberty and in nature as a source of poetic inspiration is a common thread in the.

A distinguished man of letters, and a member of the Austrian gentry, Hofmannsthal grew up in an exceedingly rich social world; it was also one that provided extensive contacts with such illustrious litterateurs as Stefan George, Rainer Maria Rilke, and the Swiss-German biographer of Cardinal Richelieu and career diplomat, Carl Burckhardt.

the cambridge companion to rilke Often regarded as the greatest German poet of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke (–) remains one of the most influential figures of European modernism In this Companion, leading scholars offer informative and thought-provoking essays on his life and social context, his correspondence, all his major collections of poetry including most famously.

The Mind of Germany: The Education of a Nation Hofmannsthal Hohenstaufen hope human ideal ideas imperial individual influence Jahn Jewish Jews king land later liberty lived mankind Mann military modern Mommsen monarchy moral Napoleon National Socialism nationalist Naumann never Nibelungenlied Nietzsche nineteenth century Novalis Pan-German.

Full text of "Letters Of Rainer Maria Rilke " See other formats. as Hofmannsthal, Rilke, Mann, and Hesse; whereas the very different English tradition, for instance, similarly produced such romantics and conservatives as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and D. Lawrence ("the reactionaries," as John Harrison calls them in his very useful book of that title, subtitled "A Study of the Anti-Democratic Intelligentsia".

Niels Lyhne is a beautifully sad story. The translation that I read was by Tiina Nunnally, whom I have read before and loved. Again Nunnally just makes this book sing (in fact I am tempted to read all the books translated by Nunnally, no matter the author.

Niels Lyhne is a book set in a particular time and place.4/5. Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts.

In literature, the style originates with the publication of Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du works of Edgar Allan Poe, which Baudelaire admired greatly and translated into French, were a significant influence and the source of many stock tropes and images.

This was an expression of the general rejection of the formal – especially as seen in George, Rilke, Hofmannsthal à full formal freedom. Sprache goes in two directions – 1. Orgiastisch, barock, prefers free rhythms.

Rejects all decorative and explanatory padding, becomes a series or list of Hauptwörtern. German literature in the 19th century was written against a background of political aspirations for nationhood, democracy and freedom of speech.

Censorship and authoritarianism prevailed for much of the century. The medieval Holy Roman Empire (which had lasted in Europe for six centuries) came to an end after Napoleon’s defeat of Austria (at Austerlitz in ) and Prussia (at Jena in ).

romanticism, term loosely applied to literary and artistic movements of the late 18th and 19th cent. Characteristics of Romanticism. Resulting in part from the libertarian and egalitarian ideals of the French Revolution, the romantic movements had in common only a revolt against the prescribed rules of classicism classicism, a term that, when applied generally, means clearness, elegance.

The fascination with Venice, moreover, as well this tradition's extension across the arts, can in turn be seen in the way that each of these three literary works has provided the basis for a major motion picture: Luchino Visconti's adaptation of Mann's Death in Venice; Nicholas Roeg's adaptation of du Maurier's "Don't Look Now"; and.

Edited by Anna Balakian, this volume marks the first attempt to discuss Symbolism in a full range of the literatures written in the European languages.

The scope of these analyses, which explore Latin America, Scandinavia, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Serbia, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria as well as West European literatures, continues to make the volume a valuable reference today. The poems in this anthology represent a panorama of the main trends in the development of the poetry of the German-speaking people.

Beginning with a minnesong of the early Middle Ages and a poem of the seventeenth century, the book then focuses on the Age of Brand: Dover Publications.

Poetry and Metrics Research; Researchers. Dr J C A Baines.

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His book Rilke: The Life of the Work is due out in May He has published widely on authors such as Hofmannsthal, George, Rilke, Yvan and Claire Goll, Thomas Mann, on Franco-German literary relations, detective fiction and the relationship of literature to music and the.

The Department of German Studies is a vibrant intellectual community with strong ties to the full range of critical inquiry that characterizes the humanities at Brown. It focuses its research and teaching on German literature, culture, and critical thought (from German Idealism and Romanticism to the Frankfurt School and beyond), with a.

In his book on William Blake, Symons relates the modern idea of moods to Blake's concept of The early poetry of Hofmannsthal, Rilke, and Stefan George focuses on nature images The reference to the Romantic tradition is helpful but ultimately misleading. According to Benita von Heynitz, Chopin's treat.

Like his near contemporary, Rilke, Kafka grew up in Prague, but spoke German as his first language, learning Czech at school. He wrote in German, but in later life he also took a serious interest in Yiddish culture.

Unlike Rilke, he earned his own living, staying in Prague and working for an insurance company for most of his adult life.

My first book, derived from this thesis, is entitled E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Orient: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination, and was published in Legenda’s ‘Germanic Literatures’ series in I am now working on a new project about the influence of German Romanticism on.

In the history and prehistory of human societies, poets, prophets, and seers (the word vates can cover all three) have often been virtually indistinguishable from one another. From time immemorial, their respective activities overlap and interpenetrate to such an extent that prophets (or mantics or seers) and poets have been closely associated and tend to completely coalesce in many of Cited by: 1.

A history of German film dealing with individual films as works of art has long been needed.

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Existing histories tend to treat cinema as an economic rather than an aesthetic phenomenon; earlier surveys that do engage with individual films do not include fi. The critical tradition of writing on Proust in English runs through every vital nerve-center of twentieth- and twenty-first century thought on literature and culture, from the New Criticism to structuralism and beyond, from the most conservative to the most subversive perspectives, from the microscopic study of manuscripts to the broadest analyses of modern history and : Michael Kicey.

Bornstein, George. "What Is the Text of a Poem by Yeats?" Palimpsest: Editorial Theory in the Humanities. Ed.

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George Bornstein and Ralph G. Williams. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Bornstein, George. "The Once and Future Texts of Modernist Poetry." The Future of Modernism. Ed. Hugh Witemeyer.Rilke's life appeared to be one of restlessness and rootlessness: he spent the life, it seems, of the archetypal romantic, introspective, bourgeois European outsider.

The outsider figure crops up in the works of Huysmans, Sartre, Gide, Hamsun, Dostoievsky, D.H. .The Book of Yeats's Poems. Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, Adams, Hazard. The Book of Yeats's Vision: Romantic Modernism and Antithetical Tradition.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Adams, Joseph. Yeats and the Masks of Syntax. New York: Columbia University Press, Albright, Daniel.