Steffan Davies, Ernest Schonfield's Alfred Doblin: Paradigms of Modernism PDF

By Steffan Davies, Ernest Schonfield

ISBN-10: 0854572228

ISBN-13: 9780854572229

ISBN-10: 3110217694

ISBN-13: 9783110217698

D?¶blin??s texts, which variety greatly throughout modern discourses, are paradigms of the stumble upon among literary and clinical modernity. With their use of ?Tatsachenphantasie??, they explode traditional language, looking a brand new reference to the area of gadgets and issues. This quantity reassesses and reevaluates the uniquely interdisciplinary caliber of D?¶blin??s interdiscursive, factually-inspired poetics by way of delivering hard new views on key works. the amount analyses not just a few of D?¶blin??s best-known novels and tales, but in addition missed works together with his early clinical essays, political journalism and autobiographical texts. different issues addressed are D?¶blin??s engagement with German historical past; his relation to clinical discourse; his topography of Berlin; his aestheticisation of his personal biography and his relation to different significant writers similar to Heine, Benn, Brecht and Sebald. With contributions in English and in German by means of students from Germany and the uk, the amount provides insights into D?¶blin which are of worth to complicated researchers and to scholars alike.

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35 In the case of Die drei Sprünge des Wang-lun that effect is reinforced by frequent allusions to Buddhist culture and its special veneration of natural phenomena. In the case of Wallenstein, the –––––––––––––– 33 34 35 Döblin elucidated the intention that lay behind this formulation in a letter to Axel Juncker in April 1904 (Br I, p. 23). As Anthony Riley notes in his Nachwort to the edition of this work in the Ausgewählte Werke, in Döblin’s manuscript the main title had been “Worte und Zufälle” (JR, p.

Die Geburt des Döblinismus aus dem Geist des Fin de Siècle: Döblins frühe Erzählungen im Spannungsfeld von Ästhetik, Poetik und Medizin STEPHANIE CATANI This chapter examines the short stories published in the collection Die Ermordung einer Butterblume (1912) in the context of the aesthetic programme of the fin de siècle. It argues that Döblin developed his own poetic self-understanding in direct confrontation with fin de siècle literature, and in particular, with the conflation of medical and literary discourses prevalent at the turn of the century.

62. Vgl. z. B. die Texte Bekenntnis zum Naturalismus (1920, KS I, S. 291-93) Der Geist des naturalistischen Zeitalters (1924, SÄPL, S. 168-190), Vom alten zum neuen Naturalismus (1930, SÄPL, S. 263-269). Die Geburt des Döblinismus aus dem Geist des Fin de Siècle 33 Konventionalität verhaftet zu kritisieren. Gerade den weniger prominenten Texten jenseits der Titelnovelle Die Ermordung einer Butterblume, die inzwischen übereinstimmend als expressionistische Pionierleistung gelesen wird,9 wurde eine zu schwache Loslösung von den literarischen Erstversuchen und vom überladenen Dekor des Fin de Siècle attestiert.

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