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The Byronic Teuton
Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933

ISBN 9781138191389
Published October 16, 2017 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1940. The Byronic Teuton explores the delineation in German literature, between 1800 and 1933, of certain pessimistic ideas and emotions that were being expressed by writers, artists and academics. This manifestation of negative sentiments was defined by Hentschel as ‘Byronism’. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

Foreword;  1. Byronic Perspectives  2. Weimar and the Deamonic  3. Byronic Disintegration  4. Byronic Politicians  5. Nihilism and Nietzsche  6. The Byronic Naturalists  7. La Femme Fatale  8. Mors, Momus, and Mars  9. Anglo-German Antithesis;  Notes;  Select Bibliography;  Index

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