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Monday, 28 December

210. Die Memoiren Gottes: Goethe, Heine, and the Bible

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A2, Loews

Program arranged by the North American Heine Society and the Goethe Society of North America

Presiding: Richard Owen Block, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

1. “The Happy Misfortune of the Poet: Heine’s Schlemiel,” Rochelle Tobias, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

2. “Enlightenment and the Bible in Heine’s and Goethe’s Poetry,” Ruth Kluger, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. “Goethe’s Modernity and the Hebrew Bible,” Karin Lynn Schutjer, Univ. of Oklahoma

4. “Dark Revelations,” Frederick R. Amrine, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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