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36. The Tragic and the Heroic: Phases in a Modern Affair

Monday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ballard, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Patrizia C. McBride, Cornell Univ.

1. "No Time for Heroes: The Tragic in Enlightened Poetics," Orsolya Kiss, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. "Heroic Doubles: The Stability of Male Relationships in the German Cultural Imagination," Alina Dana Weber, Florida State Univ.

3. "Achilles Redux: Robert Musil Tailors the Heroic to Modernity and Vice Versa," Todd Cesaratto, Miami Univ., Oxford

Responding: Johannes Türk, Indiana Univ., Bloomington


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • German Literature – General

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