Hüppauf, Bernd.

War, Violence and the Modern Condition. - Berlin : De Gruyter, 1997. - 1 online resource (424 p.) - eBooks on Demand European Cultures . - European Cultures .

Introduction: Modernity and Violence: Observations Concerning a Contradictory Relationship; Violence and Modernity; The Great War and the Persistence of Tradition: Languages of Grief, Bereavement and Mourning; Starting from Scratch: Concepts of Order in No Man's Land; The Therapeutic Response: Continuities from World War One to National Socialism; From War Economy to "New Economy": World War I and the Conservative Debate about the 'other' Modernity in Germany; Codes of War and Violence; Some Lessons of the War: The Discourse on the Propaganda and Public Opinion in Germany in the 1920s Blitzkrieg: "God Stinnes" or the Depoliticization of the SublimeThe fiftieth Anniversary of the Allied Air Raids on Dresden: A Half Century of Literature and History Writing; Sexy Nazis and Daddy's Girls: Fascism and Sexuality in Film and Video since the 1970s; Bodies, Souls and Modern Warfare; Aesculap in the Trenches: Aspects of German Medicine in the First World War; The Failure of Love: A Lesser Theory of the Great War; Benn's Body. Masculine Aesthetics and Reproduction in Gottfried Benn's Essays; Women in the Military and the Cult of Masculinity Artistic and Literary Representations of Modern Warfare"A Murderous Carnival": German Artists in the First World War; Arnold Zweig's War Novellas of 1914 and their Versions: Literature, Modernity and the Demands of the Day; War and Novel: Alfred Döblin's "Wallenstein" and "November 1918"; Violent Orders in Robert Musil's "Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften" and Thomas Bernhard's "Kalkwerk"; "Les peuples meurent, pour que Dieu vive": Gertrud Kolmar's Consecration of the Protagonists in the Drama of the French Revolution; Laws of War and Revolution: Violence in Heiner Müller's Work; Bibliography Primary Sources (Literary, Historical, Philosophical)Secondary Sources; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Index

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Austrian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
War and civilization.
War in literature.
World War, 1914-1918 - Literature and the war.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Europe, German-speaking.
World War, 1914-1918 - Social aspects - Europe, German-speaking.


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