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Author Gailus, Andreas.

Title Passions of the sign : revolution and language in Kant, Goethe, and Kleist / Andreas Gailus
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages)
Series Parallax : re-visions of culture and society
Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Contents Energetic signs: autonomy and novelty in the age of revolution -- Revealing freedom: crisis and enthusiasm in Kant's philosophy of history -- Poetics of containment: Goethe's Conversations of German refugees and the crisis of communication -- Border narratives: Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas -- Conclusion: The big either
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-212) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Unterhaltungen deutscher Ausgewanderten
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811. Michael Kohlhaas.
German language -- Rhetoric -- History.
Semiotics -- Germany -- History.
Subjectivity in literature.
Subjectivity -- History -- 19th century.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Literature and the revolution.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005014176
ISBN 080188277X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0801889049 (electronic bk.)
9780801882777 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780801889042 (electronic bk.)