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Biological modernism : the new human in Weimar culture / Carl Gelderloos.

Author/Creator:
Gelderloos, Carl author.
Publication:
Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2020. , ©2020
Format/Description:
Book
x, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Germany.
Human beings in literature.
Biology in literature.
German literature.
Modernism (Literature)
Germany.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"Biological Modernism details how German writers during the Weimar Republic drew on discourses and tropes from the biological sciences to redefine the human being for a modern, technological age"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction. Modern German Culture in a Life Crisis
Helmuth Plessner's Eccentric Human among the Disciplines
Photography's Natural Histories in the Weimar Republic
Döblin's Epic Embodied
Organic Modernization: Wholeness and Development in Ernst Jünger's The Worker
Conclusion
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780810141322
0810141329
9780810141339
0810141337
9780810141346
OCLC:
1089872808
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