This book offers essays on both canonical and non-canonical German-language texts and films, advancing ecocritical models for German Studies, and introducing environmental issues in German literature and film to a broader audience. This volume contextualizes the broad-ranging topics and authors in terms of the Anthropocene, beginning with Goethe and the Romantics and extending into twenty-first-century literature and film. Addressing the growing need for environmental awareness in an international humanities curriculum, this book complements ecocritical analyses emerging from North American and British studies with a specifically German Studies perspective, opening the door to a transnational understanding of how the environment plays an integral role in cultural, political, and economic issues. Erweiterte Suche.
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I After a century of attempts to elucidate his thought, scholarship on Nietzsche has left one area of ambiguity that is central to his work quite unresolved. This is the locus where his theories of language intersect with the literary qualities of his own writing. His pronouncements on art in general tend very much to be dominated by his views on high-culture literary genres, and a good proportion of his own writing consciously employs their techniques, to the point where the characteristic rhetorical brilliance of his analytical writing is interspersed with poems and epigrams, or even produces the grandiose biblical pastiche that is Also sprach Zarathustra Thus Spake Zarathustra. As a creative writer, he is acutely conscious of the centrality of metaphor in the elaboration of fictional constructs, yet as an epistemologist he is constantly irritated by the metaphorical quality of language, as it is emblematic of the mismatch between his chief instrument of investigation and the external world. The resulting complex is a constant source of tension in his work, from his early lectures on rhetoric to his late unpublished fragments.
German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene
Covered by: Underlying the theory of conceptual mapping is a particular understanding of the mind as embodied. Conceptual mapping therefore not only gives us insight into how we think, but also into who we are. This calls for a revolution in theological anthropology.
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