Music and Literature in German Romanticism (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

Music and Literature in German Romanticism (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)


The interrelationship among track and literature reached its zenith in the course of the Romantic period, and nowhere was once this courting extra mentioned than in Germany. Many representatives of literary and philosophical German Romanticism held tune to be the top and so much expressive, quintessentially Romantic artwork shape, capable of show what can't be expressed in phrases: the ineffable and metaphysical. The impression used to be reciprocal, with literature supplying a wealthy resource of notion for German composers of either instrumental and vocal tune, giving upward push to a wealth of recent varieties and kinds. The essays during this quantity are chosen from papers provided at a global, interdisciplinary convention held at collage university Dublin in December 2000, and comprise contributions from Germanists, musicologists, comparatists, and function artists. This interdisciplinarity makes for trained and complementary methods and arguments. The essays conceal not just the "Romantic" 19th century (commencing with the early Romanticism of the Jena circle), but in addition look forward to the legacy, reception, and continuation of German Romanticism within the glossy and postmodern a while. along new readings of regular and validated writers and composers comparable to Goethe, Hoffmann, Wagner, and Schubert, a case is made for different figures comparable to Wackenroder, Novalis, Schlegel, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, and Berlioz, in addition to less-known figures resembling Ritter, Schneider, and Termen, and for a reconsideration of questions of categorization. The essays will attract readers with a large choice of educational, musical, and literary interests.Siobhán Donovan is a Lecturer within the division of German at collage collage Dublin. Robin Elliott is Jean A. Chalmers Chair in Canadian track on the collage of Toronto.

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