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Author Downing, Eric.
Title Artificial I's : the self as artwork in Ovid, Kierkegaard, and Thomas Mann.
Imprint Tübingen : Max Niemeyer, 1993.

Author Downing, Eric.
Series Studien zur deutschen Literatur, 0081-7236 ; Bd. 127
Studien zur deutschen Literatur ; Bd. 127. 0081-7236
Subject Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Ars amatoria.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence.
Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855. Forførerens dagbog.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull.
Persona (Literature)
First person narrative.
Description 1 online resource (244 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-244).
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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Print version record.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter I: Ovid and the Ars Amatoria -- I. The Problem -- II. The didactic imitation -- III. The elegiac imitation -- IV. Book I and the nullus pulvis principle -- V. Book II and the servitium artis -- VI. Book III and the anti-Pygmalion principle -- Chapter 2: Kierkegaard and the »Diary of the Seducer« -- I. Kierkegaard and the Ars Amatoria -- II. Literary form and personal identity -- III. Johannes' life as literature -- IV. The dialectic of self-fashioning -- V. Cordelia and the anti-Pygmalion principle -- Chapter 3: Thomas Mann and the early Felix Krull
I. Manolescu in the mirror -- II. Inheritance and imitation: Goethe in Felix Krull -- III. Interlude: the new and novel play between -- IV. Felix's retrospective life as literature -- V. Felix's dialectic of self-fashioning -- VI. Conscription -- Chapter 4: Thomas Mann and the late Felix Krull -- I. »Wiederkehr« -- II. »Das zitathafte Leben« -- Conclusion -- Bibliography
ISBN 9783110925968 (electronic bk.)
3110925966 (electronic bk.)
3484181273 (pbk.)
9783484181274 (pbk.)
OCLC # 624391547
Additional Format Print version: Downing, Eric. Artificial I's. Tübingen : Max Niemeyer, 1993 (DLC) 93223219 (OCoLC)28975216

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