Aesthetic Anxiety: Uncanny Symptoms in German Literature and Culture. (Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen Und Vergleichende)

Aesthetic Anxiety: Uncanny Symptoms in German Literature and Culture. (Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen Und Vergleichende)


Aesthetic nervousness analyzes uncanny repetition in psychology, literature, philosophy, and picture, and produces a brand new narrative in regards to the centrality of aesthetics in smooth subjectivity. the usually terrible, yet occasionally additionally relaxing, adventure of hysteria should be a cultured mode in addition to a mental kingdom. Johnson's elucidation of that kingdom in texts by way of authors from Kant to Rilke demonstrates how estrangement can produce attachment, and repositions Romanticism as an engine of modernity.

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