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Stefan George, Thomas Mann, and the Politics of Homoeroticism1
In the first decades of the twentieth century, Stefan George and Thomas Mann envisioned starkly different futures for Germany: the former espoused a geheimes Deutschland, a geistiges Reich that wouldExpand
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"Wir haben keine Mythologie": Dante's Commedia and the poetics of early German Romanticism
This dissertation reinterprets the German Romantics' project of writing a new mythology by arguing that the project's theoretical and poetic contours, as they emerge around 1800, owe to the RomanticExpand
Demonic History: From Goethe to the Present by Kirk Wetters (review)
Kirk Wetters. Demonic History: From Goethe to the Present. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2014. 253 pp.Disciples of the demonic will know that Kirk Wetters's book is not the only recentExpand