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Title Commitment and compassion : essays on Georg Büchner : festschrift for Gerhard P. Knapp / edited by Patrick Fortmann and Martha B. Helfer.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2012.

Series Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik ; v. 81
Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik.
Subject Büchner, Georg, 1813-1837 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Commitment (Psychology)
Compassion.
Alt Name Knapp, Gerhard P.
Fortmann, Patrick.
Helfer, Martha B., 1962-
Description 1 online resource (345 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Georg Büchner's Perpetual Contemporaneity / Patrick Fortmann -- "Man muss in socialen Dingen von einem absoluten Rechtsgrundsatz ausgehen". Recht und Gesetz nach Büchner / Gideon Stiening -- Danton's Tod: eine Relektüre / Harro Müller -- Substance and suffering in Danton's Tod: The Payne Dialogue (III, 1) / Rodney Taylor -- Lenz' Doppelgesicht : Büchners Spaltung der Figur als Bedingung der Kohärenz der Erzählung / Bernhard Greiner -- The aesthetic "Theology" of Büchner's Lenz / William Collins Donahue -- Mimesis of everyday life in the Kunstgespräh of Büchner'sLenz : realist aesthetics between anti-ideal and social art / Anna Guillemin -- Langeweile, Lebenskarriere und Literatur : zu einer Figur poetischer Produktivität bei Büchner / Patrick Fortmann -- "Komm Leonce, halte mir einen Monolog, ich will zuhören". Büchners eingestandener Stillstand / Norbert Otto Eke -- Tactical citation in Georg Büchner's Leonce und Lena / John B. Lyon -- "Er ist ein interessanter casus, Subjekt Woyzeck". Büchners Fallgeschichten / Nicolas Pethes -- Eine Anekdote aus "den englischen Blättern": Büchner als Gegengeschichtsschreiber (am Beispiel seines Briefes vom 15. März 1836) / Ariane Martin -- Zu Volker Brauns 'kreativer' Rezeption von Büchner-Briefen / Gerd Labroisse -- "Where id was ..." : Danton according to Georg Büchner, Stanisława Przybyszewska and Andrzej Wajda / Paul Coates -- An den Grenzen der Konjekturalphilologie : zu einigen offenen Fragen der Büchneredition / Herbert Wender -- Zwischen Überlieferung und Rezeption. Umdenken in der Woyzeck-Philologie. Zum Fragmentstatus von Büchners wirkungsmächtigstem Werk / Henri Poschmann.
Note In English and German.
Summary The writer, scientist, philosopher, and radical democrat Georg Büchner (1813-1837) occupies a unique place in the cultural legacy of the German-speaking countries. Born into an epoch of inevitable, yet arrested historical transition, Büchner produced a small but exceptionally rich body of work. This collection of essays in English and in German considers the full spectrum of his writings, the political pamphlet Der Hessische Landbote, the dramas Danton's Tod, Leonce und Lena, Woyzeck, and the fragmentary narrative Lenz, as well as the letters, the philosophical lectures on Descartes and S.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789401208079 (electronic bk.)
9401208077 (electronic bk.)
9789401208079 (e-book)
9042035331 (Cloth)
9789042035331 (Cloth)
1283543117
9781283543118
9789042035331
ISBN/ISSN 9786613855565
OCLC # 808341509
Additional Format Print version: Commitment and compassion. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2012 9789042035331 (OCoLC)805544207


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