Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought

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  1. The Case of Literature
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  2. Competing Germanies
    Following World War II, German antifascists and nationalists in Buenos Aires believed theater was crucial to their highly politicized efforts at community-building, and each population devoted considerable resources to competing... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2020
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  3. Precarious Times
    In Precarious Times, Anne Fuchs explores how works of German literature, film, and photography reflect on the profound temporal anxieties precipitated by contemporary experiences of atomization, displacement, and fragmentation... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2019
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  4. No Spiritual Investment in the World
    Throughout the twentieth century, German writers, philosophers, theologians, and historians turned to Gnosticism to make sense of the modern condition. While some saw this ancient Christian heresy as a way to rethink modernity,... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2019
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  5. Persistence of Folly
    Joel B. Lande’s Persistence of Folly challenges the accepted account of the origins of German theater by focusing on the misunderstood figure of the fool, whose spontaneous and impish jest captivated audiences, critics, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2018
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  6. The Chain of Things
    In The Chain of Things, Eric Downing shows how the connection between divinatory magic and reading shaped the experience of reading and aesthetics among nineteenth-century realists and modernist thinkers. He explores how writers,... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
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  7. Sexual Politics and Feminist Science
    In Sexual Politics and Feminist Science, Kirsten Leng restores the work of female sexologists to the forefront of the history of sexology. While male researchers who led the practice of early-twentieth-century sexology viewed... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2018
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  8. Repentance for the Holocaust
    In Repentance for the Holocaust, C. K. Martin Chung develops the biblical idea of "turning" (tshuvah) into a conceptual framework to analyze a particular area of contemporary German history, commonly referred to as Vergangenheitsbewältigung... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2017
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  9. Counterpreservation
    In Berlin, decrepit structures do not always denote urban blight. Decayed buildings are incorporated into everyday life as residences, exhibition spaces, shops, offices, and as leisure space. In this book, Daniela Sandler introduces... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2016
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  10. Mixed Feelings
    In Mixed Feelings, Katja Garloff asks what it means for literature (and philosophy) to use love between individuals as a metaphor for group relations.... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2016
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  11. Lyric Orientations
    In Lyric Orientations, Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge explores the power of lyric poetry to stir the social and emotional lives of human beings in the face of the ineffable nature of our mortality. She focuses on two German-speaking... Learn More
    Published: 28th January 2016
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  12. Paradigms for a Metaphorology
    What role do metaphors play in philosophical language? Are they impediments to clear thinking that should be eradicated in the interests of terminological exactness? Or can they be used by philosophers to indicate the attitudes... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2010
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  13. Form as Revolt
    The German writer and art critic Carl Einstein (1885–1940) has long been acknowledged as an important figure in the history of modern art, and yet he is often sidelined as an enigma. In Form as Revolt Sebastian Zeidler recovers... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2016
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  14. Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany
    In this an interdisciplinary study of a diverse set of public speeches given by major literary and cultural figures in the 1950s and 1960s, Sonja Boos demonstrates that these speakers both facilitated and subverted the construction... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2014
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  15. Berlin Coquette
    Smith recovers a surprising array of discussions about extramarital sexuality, women's financial autonomy, and respectability in ate Wilhelmine and Weimar Germany.... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2014
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