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Author Anderson, Lisa Marie.

Title German expressionism and the Messianism of a generation / Lisa Marie Anderson
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (210 pages)
Series Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 0929-6999 ; 150
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft ; 150. 0929-6999
Contents Expressionism as a "Literature of Redemption" -- Jewish Messianism and the Philosophy of the Expressionist Era -- The Hebrew Scriptures and Jewish Messianism in Expressionist Literature -- The 'Judeo-Christian' Dialectic in the Expressionist Era -- Birth and Rebirth in Christianity and Expressionism -- The Mission and Passion of Expressionist Messianism -- The Culmination of Expressionist Messianism: Apocalypse -- Conclusion -- Expressionism as Literature of the Unredeemed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-202) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Barlach, Ernst, 1870-1938 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kaiser, Georg, 1878-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Toller, Ernst, 1893-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Expressionism in literature.
German drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Messianism in literature.
National socialism and literature -- Germany.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283250411
9401200513 (electronic bk.)
9789401200516 (electronic bk.)