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134. Goethe and Islam: Beyond the Orientalism Aporia?

Monday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Aspen, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Goethe Society of North America

Presiding: Max Reinhart, Univ. of Georgia

Max Reinhart's Annotation:
Paper and panelist #3 has been changed to:

"Goethe's Approach to Islam in the Divan 'Notes and Essays,'" Martin Bidney, SUNY Binghamton

1. "Goethe's West-östlicher Divan: Negotiating the West-East Hyphen," Pouneh Saeedi, Univ. of Toronto

2. "'Himmelslehr in Erdesprachen': Knowledge, Belief, and the Poetry of Islam in Goethe's Divan," Hamid Tafazoli, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. "Goethe's Approach to Islam in the Divan 'Notes and Essays,'" Martin Bidney, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York


Subject:

  • German Literature – Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

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