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Crafting flesh, crafting the self : violence and identity in early nineteenth-century German literature / John B. Lyon.

Author/Creator:
Lyon, John B., 1966-
Publication:
Lewisburg [PA] : Bucknell University Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
280 p. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
German literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Wounds and injuries in literature.
Contents:
The divided self: "We think of nothing excellent without thinking of its distorted opposite": Friedrich Hölderlin's Hyperion
Trauma and the self: "To find a home only in the deep scars of my wounds": Clemens Brentano's Godwi
The self and systems of power: "To recognize the culprit by his wound": Heinrich von Kleist's The broken pitcher
Violence and the tenacity of the self: "I am something, that's the misery of it!": Georg Büchner's Danton's death.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-271) and index.
ISBN:
083875631X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
61881163
Publisher Number:
9780838756317