German Freedom and the Greek Ideal (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
236
Utgivningsdatum
2013-12-18
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Medarbetare
Applegate, Celia (red.)/Frontz, Stephanie (red.)/Marchand, Suzanne (red.)
Illustrationer
6 Illustrations, black and white; XXXV, 236 p. 6 illus.
Dimensioner
215 x 139 x 19 mm
Vikt
435 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781137369475
German Freedom and the Greek Ideal (inbunden)

German Freedom and the Greek Ideal

The Cultural Legacy from Goethe to Mann

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This book traces this German idea of freedom from the late Enlightenment through the early twentieth century. McGrath shows how German intellectual and artists invoked the ancient Greeks in order to inspire Germans to cultural renewal and to enrich their understanding of freedom as something deeper and more urgent that political life could offer.
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William J. McGrath was Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Rochester where he taught modern European thought and ancient history and was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1978. Following a Fulbright fellowship year in Vienna, Professor McGrath completed his doctorate in 1965 at the University of California at Berkeley. He taught at the University of Chicago before moving to Rochester in 1971.

Innehållsförteckning

1. Freedom and Authority: Goethe's Faust and the Greek War of Independence 2. The Aesthetics of Freedom: The Architecture of Gottfried Semper 3. From Political Freedom to Self-Denial: Wagner's Ring and the Revolutions of 1848 4. Nietzsche and the Freedom of Self-Overcoming 5. From Self-Denial to Political Freedom: The Odyssey of Thomas Mann