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Friday, 28 December

209. Terror and Human Rights: Kleist

10:15–11:30 a.m., Parlor F, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century German Literature

Presiding: Astrida Orle Tantillo, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “Political Rage: Terror in Heinrich von Kleist’s Works,” Stephan K. Schindler, Washington Univ.

2. “The German Beast Unleashed: Heinrich von Kleist’s Hermannsschlacht and the Suspension of Human Rights in the Era of Nationalistic Terror,” Claudia Nitschke, Univ. of Oxford, Lincoln Coll.

3. “The Gender of Terror: War and the Sublime in Kleist’s Hermannsschlacht,” Elisabeth Krimmer, Univ. of California, Davis

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