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(2018)While Arthur Schnitzler has been rightly credited for not joining the enthusiasm at the beginning of the war, this essay will focus on the extreme ambivalence which he expressed towards both the nationalist pro-war discourse ...
The Seen and the Un-seen: Digital Life-time in Christian Petzold’s Etwas Besseres als den Tod (2011) (Taylor & Francis, 2017-10-02)With his contribution to the trilogy of films for television, Dreileben (2011), Christian Petzold, the leading exponent of the Berlin School of contemporary German filmmaking, produced his first digital work, breaking with ...
The Stakes of Mimesis: Tracing Narrative Lines in the works of E. T. A. Hoffmann and Honoré de Balzac (2017-11-28)My project offers a set of comparative close readings of texts by E. T. A. Hoffmann and Honoré de Balzac. Balzac’s early fiction, I contend, grapples with questions relating to the representational practice of mimesis ...