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Author Strathausen, Carsten.

Title The look of things : poetry and vision around 1900 / Carsten Strathausen
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (321 pages) : illustrations
Series University of North Carolina studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ; no. 126
University of North Carolina studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ; no. 126
Contents Speaking gaze of modernity -- Intuition and language -- Aestheticism, romanticism, and the body of language -- Hofmannsthal and the voice of language -- Rilke's stereoscopic vision -- Other as same: the politics of the George Circle
Summary Examining the relationship between German poetry, philosophy and visual media around 1900, the author argues that the poetic works of Rilke, von Hofmannsthal and George focused on the visible gestalt of language as a means of competing with the increasing popularity of photography and film
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-309) and index
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Subject George, Stefan, 1868-1933 -- Criticism and interpretation
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 -- Criticism and interpretation
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 -- Criticism and interpretation
George, Stefan 1868-1933
George, Stefan, 1868-1933.
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von 1874-1929
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.
Rilke, Rainer Maria 1875-1926
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926.
Aestheticism (Literature)
German poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
German poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Beeldende kunsten.
Aestheticism (Literature)
Fin de si├Ęcle
German poetry.
POETRY -- Continental European.
Sehen Motiv
Genre/Form Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807863238