1st Edition

Moving Scenes
The Aesthetics of German Travel Writing on England 1783-1820

ISBN 9781906540081
Published September 15, 2008 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on a variety of travellers, men and women, to chart the fascinating variety of styles and approaches which mark the German travel writing. It examines some of the rhetorical practices deployed in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century travel writing on England.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Theatre and Orality in Karl Philipp Moritz's Reisen eines Deutschen in England im Jahr 1782 2. Female Enquiry and the Ordering of Knowledge: Sophie von La Roche and the Problem of Sensibility 3. Die Feder soll unser Sprachrohr seyn': Esther Gad's Briefe während meines Aufenthalts in England und Portugal 4. Light and Landscape in Carl Gottlieb Horstig's Reise nach Frankreich, England und Holland zu Anfange des Jahres 1803 5. Sympathy and Spectacle: Visual Representation in Johanna Schopenhauer's Reise durch England und Schottland 6. August Hermann Niemeyer: 'Die bodenlose Tiefe der menschlichen Seele' 7. Conclusions

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