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Title Walter Benjamin and Romanticism / edited by Andrew Benjamin and Beatrice Hanssen
Published New York : Continuum, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 246 pages)
Series Walter Benjamin studies series
Walter Benjamin studies series.
Contents Walter Benjamin's critical Romanticism: an introduction / Beatrice Hanssen, Andrew Benjamin -- Part I. Walter Benjamin and the early romantics: -- Introduction to Walter Benjamin's The concept of art criticism in German Romanticism / Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe -- Walter Benjamin's exposition of the Romantic theory of reflection / Winfried Menninghaus -- Sober absolute: on Benjamin and the Early Romantics / Rodolphe Gasché -- Fortgang and Zusammenhang: Walter Benjamin and the Romantic novel / Anthony Phelan -- 'However one calls into the forest ... ': echoes of translation / Bettine Menke -- Unfolding: reading after Romanticism / Josh Cohen -- Absolute as translatability: working through Walter Benjamin on language / Andrew Benjamin -- Jena Romanticism and Benjamin's critical epistemology / Fred Rush -- Part II. Beyond early Romanticism: Benjamin, Hölderlin, Goethe: -- 'Dichtermut' and 'Blödigkeit' -- two poems by Friedrich Hölderlin, interpreted by Walter Benjamin / Beatrice Hanssen -- Poetry's courage / Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe -- Benjamin's affinity: Goethe, the Romantics and the pure problem of criticism / David S. Ferris -- Artwork as breach of a beyond: on the dialectic of divine and human order in Walter Benjamin's 'Goethe's elective affinities' / Sigrid Weigel
Summary Walter Benjamin and Romanticism explores the relationship between Walter Benjamin's literary and philosophical work and the tradition of German Romanticism, as well as H++lderlin and Goethe. Through a detailed and scholarly analysis of the major texts, the book explores the endurance of Benjamin's relationship to Romanticism, the residual presence of Romantic Goethean and H++lderlinian motifs in Benjamin's subsequent writings and how Benjamin's understanding of the relationship between criticism and Romanticism can still play a vital role in contemporary philosophical and literary practice. Con
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-242) and index
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Subject Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940
Benjamin, Walter.
Romanticism.
Letterkunde.
Romantiek.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- German.
Philosophie
Romanticism.
Romantik
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Benjamin, Andrew E.
Hanssen, Beatrice.
ISBN 0567198650
9780567198655