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Author Mušanović, Emina

Title The Threat and Allure of the Magical : Selected Papers from the 17th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference, University of California, Berkeley
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013


Description 1 online resource (143 pages)
Contents Table of contents; editors'' foreword; pursuing the inside other; nazi perceptions of esotericism; snow white''s tainted love; marvellous mechanical marionettes; the narrative collapse of reality, and grasping-; mabuse's magical media, and the disenchantment of the spectacle
Summary This collection of essays is borne out of the 17th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference at the University of California, Berkeley. The essays gathered here cover a broad range of topics moving from intersections between the occult and the political, to the entanglement of conceptions of the magical, modernity, media, and aesthetics. The first two essays primarily rely on historical analysis and present a wealth of original research. One chronicles the construction of the witch ..
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Subject German literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Magic in literature -- Congresses
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- German.
German literature.
Magic in literature.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Theison, Dagmar
Manthripragada, Ashwin
ISBN 9781443865869