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Permanent liminality and modernity : analysing the sacrificial carnival through novels / Arpad Szakolczai.

Author:
Szakolczai, Árpád [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
ix, 271 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Contemporary liminality series
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-249) and indexes.
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- Before WWI : waiting for the storm -- Empires and their collapse : fin-de-siècle vienna in context -- Hugo von Hofmannstha l: promises and realities -- Novel origins : Rilke's notebooks of Malte and Hofmannsthal's Andreas -- Suspended in the in-between : Franz Kafka -- Kafka's sources and insights : theatre and other modes of distorted communication -- Kafka's novels : in between theatre, theology and prophecy -- The Zürau notebooks : the indestructible and the way -- After WWI : hypermodernity as sacrificial carnival -- Thomas Mann : death in venice and magic mountain -- Karen Blixen : carnival and angelic avengers -- Hermann Broch : sleepwalkers -- Mikhail Bulgakov : master and margarita -- Heimito von Doderer : demons -- Béla Hamvas : carnival -- Conclusion.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781472473882 ((hardback))
  • 1472473884 ((hardback))
  • ((e-book))
LCCN:
2016018101
OCLC:
960968948
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