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Author Gailus, Andreas.
Title Passions of the sign : revolution and language in Kant, Goethe, and Kleist / Andreas Gailus.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2006]

Author Gailus, Andreas.
Series Parallax : re-visions of culture and society
Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Subject Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811. Michael Kohlhaas.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Unterhaltungen deutscher Ausgewanderten.
Semiotics -- Germany -- History.
German language -- Rhetoric -- History.
Subjectivity -- History -- 19th century.
Subjectivity in literature.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Literature and the revolution.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-212) and index.
Contents Energetic signs: autonomy and novelty in the age of revolution -- Revealing freedom: crisis and enthusiasm in Kant's philosophy of history -- Poetics of containment: Goethe's Conversations of German refugees and the crisis of communication -- Border narratives: Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas -- Conclusion: The big either.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780801889042 (electronic bk.)
0801889049 (electronic bk.)
9780801882777 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
080188277X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
080188277X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 213306087
Additional Format Print version: Gailus, Andreas. Passions of the sign. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2006 080188277X 9780801882777 (DLC) 2005014176 (OCoLC)60402021

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