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Author Block, Richard A.

Title The spell of Italy : vacation, magic, and the attraction of Goethe / Richard Block
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 310 pages)
Series Kritik, German literary theory and cultural studies
Kritik (Detroit, Mich.)
Contents Opened wounds: Winckelmann and the discovery of the art of the ancients -- Fathers and sons in Italy: the ghosts of Goethe's past -- Taking the words out of the father's mouth: Goethe's authorial triumph -- On Goethe's other trail: Heinrich Heine's grand de-tour -- The return of the repressed: Nietzsche and Freud -- Goethe's other Italy: the devil's playground -- Birthing Italy
Summary A study of the lure of Italy in German culture from the eighteenth to the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Influence.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Italienische Reise.
German literature -- Italian influences.
Germany -- Civilization -- Italian influences.
Italy -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005024089
ISBN 0814332692
0814335705 (electronic bk.)
9780814335703 (electronic bk.)