Aneignungen, Entfremdungen: The Austrian Playwright Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872)

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Clemens Ruthner, Marianne Henn, Raleigh Whitinger
P. Lang, 2007 - Literary Collections - 140 pages
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This book is a collection of essays by prominent North American and European experts in Austrian literature concerning the Austrian playwright and author Franz Grillparzer, his relationship to various literary traditions, and his reception from the nineteenth century to the present. The chapters originated at a symposium held in February of 2003 at the University of Alberta sponsored by the University of Alberta's Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies.

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Grillparzers Attitude toward the State the Nation
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The Editors: Marianne Henn is Professor of German at the University of Alberta. Her research and teaching interests include German literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the Age of Goethe, women writers, German fairy tales and folk tales, and historiography. In addition to articles, she has published editions on Benedikte Naubert (with Anita Runge and Paola Mayer, 2001) and on Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1999 and 2006) as well as Body Dialectics in the Age of Goethe (with Holger Pausch, 2003), Geschichte(n) - Erzaehlen. Konstruktionen von Vergangenheit in literarischen Werken deutschsprachiger Autorinnen seit dem 18. Jahrhundert (with Irmela von der Luehe and Anita Runge, 2005), and Immigrant/Emigrant Experience and German Culture (with Sabine Sievern, 2006). Clemens Ruthner completed his studies at the University of Vienna and has taught German literature and culture at the universities of Antwerp and of Alberta. He specializes in Austrian literature and in Central European (cultural) studies of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, along with literary and cultural theory. He is one of the editors of Germanistische Mitteilungen (Brussels) and the acting director of the Austrian Centre at the University of Antwerp (OCTANT). Raleigh Whitinger completed his studies at the University of British Columbia and has taught German language and literature at the University of Alberta since the 1970s. He specializes in German literature from the Age of Goethe to the twentieth century. In addition to several articles spanning those periods, he has published studies on German naturalism and on Lou Andreas-Salome, as well as translations of works by Eduard Moerike and Lou Andreas-Salome. He is the editor of Seminar. A Journal of Germanic Studies.

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