Dances of the Self in Heinrich von Kleist, E.T.A. Hoffmann by Lucia Ruprecht

By Lucia Ruprecht

Lucia Ruprecht's examine is the 1st monograph in English to examine the connection among nineteenth-century German literature and theatrical dance. Combining cultural heritage with shut readings of significant texts by way of Heinrich von Kleist, E.T.A. Hoffmann and Heinrich Heine, the writer brings to mild little-known German assets on dance to deal with the theoretical implications of analyzing the interdiscursive and intermedial relatives among the 3 authors' literary works, aesthetic reflections on dance, and dance of the interval. In doing so, she not just exhibits how dancing and writing relate to each other yet finds the features that make every one mode of expression particular unto itself. Readings have interaction with literary modes of realizing actual move which are overlooked lower than the regime of eighteenth-century aesthetic conception, and of classical ballet, atmosphere the human, frail and expressive physique opposed to the easily idealised neoclassicist perfect. fairly very important is the best way juxtaposing texts and function perform permits the emergence of meta-discourses approximately trauma and repetition and their impression on aesthetics and formulations of the self and the human physique. concerning this is often the author's thought of performative workouts or dances of the self which represent a decisive strength in the formation of subjectivity that's enacted within the literary texts. becoming a member of functionality stories with psychoanalytical idea, this publication opens up new pathways for knowing Western theatrical dance's theoretical, old and literary continuum.

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Dances of the Self in Heinrich von Kleist, E.T.A. Hoffmann and Heinrich Heine

Lucia Ruprecht's research is the 1st monograph in English to examine the connection among nineteenth-century German literature and theatrical dance. Combining cultural background with shut readings of significant texts via Heinrich von Kleist, E. T. A. Hoffmann and Heinrich Heine, the writer brings to gentle little-known German assets on dance to deal with the theoretical implications of interpreting the interdiscursive and intermedial relatives among the 3 authors' literary works, aesthetic reflections on dance, and dance of the interval.

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