German literature of the eighteenth century : the enlightenment and sensibility / edited by Barbara Becker-Cantarino.

Published
  • Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House 2005
Physical description
x, 349 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 1571132465 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]-328) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: German literature in the era of enlightenment and sensibility / Barbara Becker-Cantarino -- Enlightenment thought and natural law from Leibniz to Kant and its influence on German literature / Kai Hammermeister -- Gottsched's literary reforms: the beginning of modern German literature / Katherine Goodman -- The literary marketplace and the journal, medium of the Enlightenment / Helga Brandes -- Religious and secular poetry and epic (1700-1780) / Kevin Hilliard -- Literary developments in Switzerland from Bodmer, Breitinger, and Haller to Gessner, Rousseau, and Pestalozzi / Rosmarie Zeller -- Lessing, bourgeois drama, and the national theater / Francis Lamport -- Musical culture and thought / Sarah Colvin -- The era of sensibility and the novel of self-fashioning / Anna Richards -- Enlightenment in Austria: cultural identity and a national literature / Franz M. Eybl -- Eighteenth-century Germany in its historical context / W. Daniel Wilson -- The legacy of the Enlightenment: critique from Hamann and Herder to the Frankfurt school / Robert Holub.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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