The Resource Revolutionary Subjects : German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America, (electronic resource)

Revolutionary Subjects : German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America, (electronic resource)

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Revolutionary Subjects : German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America
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Revolutionary Subjects
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German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Revolutionary Subjects demonstrates that East and West German literary interests in Latin America coincided with debates about the political relevance of literature in the Cold War. Through a combination of close reading, contextual analysis, and careful theoretical work, Trnka examines textual instances of aesthetic solidarity, which, she argues, anticipated conceptual reorganizations of the world connoted by the transnational or the global
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Trnka, Jamie H
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830.9/3588
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English
LC call number
PT405 .T695 2015
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  • Neruda, Pablo
  • Walsh, Donald Devenish
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Interdisciplinary German Cultural Studies
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v.16
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  • Braun, Volker, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Delius, Friedrich Christian, 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Enzensberger, Hans Magnus -- Criticism and interpretation
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
  • Latin America -- In literature
  • Müller, Heiner, 1929-1995 -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Politics in literature
  • German literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Germanic Literature
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Revolutionary Subjects : German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1.Geoculture, Solidarity, and Textual Politics in East and West German Writings about Latin America; Comparative and interdisciplinary contexts; Literature and politics in divided Germany; Material and rhetorical contexts for imagining Latin America; Theoretical contexts: the emergence of Cold War transnationalisms, postcolonial studies, and area studies; Imagining the Third World in German cultural studies; Verdichtung and the emergence of aesthetic solidarity
  • Chapter 2. The Translator's Ghosts: Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Latin American Compromiso in Kursbuch and The Habana InquiryCharting a new course for literature; Common places; The Habana Inquiry; Translating genre: testimonio in conversation with a resurgent documentarism; Counterrevolutionary zones of equivalence; Refusing to translate; Translating cultural concepts; Translating discursive systems; Translation and comparison; Conclusions; Chapter 3. Alternative Internationalisms and Literary Historical Inversions: Volker Braun's Guevara or the Sun State
  • State solidarity and humanist patrimonyExpressionist redux: the New Man and the production of socialism in Volker Braun; Productive contradictions with Latin American Marxisms; Transcontextual interruptions; Unforgettable guerrillera; Authoring the New Man; Conclusions; Chapter 4. The Task of Decolonial Thinking: Second World Authorship in Heiner Müller's The Task; The theaterbody and its subjects; Latin America and the Caribbean at the intersection of revolutionary histories; Commentary and relational reading; The Second World intellectual and writing from the middle
  • Chapter 5. A Rhetoric of Walking Around: F.C. Delius's AdenauerplatzA new political realism?; From trope to rhetoric, from internationalist to transnational antifascist solidarities; "Hinter dem Faschismus steckt das Kapital..."; Transnational walking around and the globalization of fascist memories; Solidary sentiments; Conclusions; Chapter 6.The Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity; Aesthetics, solidarity, and the political; Limits; Appendix. "Walking Around" by Pablo Neruda, with a translation by Donald D. Walsh; Archival Collections; Works Cited; Index
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1 online resource (330 p.)
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electronic
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9783110392883
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computer
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c
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remote
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Label
Revolutionary Subjects : German Literatures and the Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity with Latin America, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1.Geoculture, Solidarity, and Textual Politics in East and West German Writings about Latin America; Comparative and interdisciplinary contexts; Literature and politics in divided Germany; Material and rhetorical contexts for imagining Latin America; Theoretical contexts: the emergence of Cold War transnationalisms, postcolonial studies, and area studies; Imagining the Third World in German cultural studies; Verdichtung and the emergence of aesthetic solidarity
  • Chapter 2. The Translator's Ghosts: Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Latin American Compromiso in Kursbuch and The Habana InquiryCharting a new course for literature; Common places; The Habana Inquiry; Translating genre: testimonio in conversation with a resurgent documentarism; Counterrevolutionary zones of equivalence; Refusing to translate; Translating cultural concepts; Translating discursive systems; Translation and comparison; Conclusions; Chapter 3. Alternative Internationalisms and Literary Historical Inversions: Volker Braun's Guevara or the Sun State
  • State solidarity and humanist patrimonyExpressionist redux: the New Man and the production of socialism in Volker Braun; Productive contradictions with Latin American Marxisms; Transcontextual interruptions; Unforgettable guerrillera; Authoring the New Man; Conclusions; Chapter 4. The Task of Decolonial Thinking: Second World Authorship in Heiner Müller's The Task; The theaterbody and its subjects; Latin America and the Caribbean at the intersection of revolutionary histories; Commentary and relational reading; The Second World intellectual and writing from the middle
  • Chapter 5. A Rhetoric of Walking Around: F.C. Delius's AdenauerplatzA new political realism?; From trope to rhetoric, from internationalist to transnational antifascist solidarities; "Hinter dem Faschismus steckt das Kapital..."; Transnational walking around and the globalization of fascist memories; Solidary sentiments; Conclusions; Chapter 6.The Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity; Aesthetics, solidarity, and the political; Limits; Appendix. "Walking Around" by Pablo Neruda, with a translation by Donald D. Walsh; Archival Collections; Works Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783110392883
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000393012
  • (EBL)1713053
  • (SSID)ssj0001459865
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11782811
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001459865
  • (PQKBWorkID)11465041
  • (PQKB)10384338
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000393012

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