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Negotiation And The Construction Of Intimacy In The Letters Between Fronto And Marcus Aurelius, Sarah C. Keith 2018 University of New Mexico

Negotiation And The Construction Of Intimacy In The Letters Between Fronto And Marcus Aurelius, Sarah C. Keith

Foreign Languages & Literatures ETDs

This project analyzes the letters between Marcus Cornelius Fronto and his student Marcus Aurelius as works of literature, rather than merely sites for historical mining. The letters, I argue, contain carefully constructed tropes of rhetoric and feature intentional polish that serve as opportunities for discussion about the virtues of philosophy and rhetoric during the Second Sophistic. Topics of discussions between both parties range between the imagery of sleep, and intimate spaces, like bedrooms, to substantive allusions to Plato’s philosophy and his dialogue Phaedrus. By looking beyond the identification of concrete names and dates to the literary, referential, and personal ...


Kiez Kieken: Observations Of Berlin, Vol. 2, Spring 2018, Maria Ebner, Paula Begonja, Evan Biancardi, Elodie Huston, McKenna Lahr, Sophie Lee, Mackenzie Norton, Ann Pekata, Catherine Rabus, Timothy Uy 2018 Fordham University

Kiez Kieken: Observations Of Berlin, Vol. 2, Spring 2018, Maria Ebner, Paula Begonja, Evan Biancardi, Elodie Huston, Mckenna Lahr, Sophie Lee, Mackenzie Norton, Ann Pekata, Catherine Rabus, Timothy Uy

Modern Languages and Literatures Student Publications

With this journal Kiez kieken: Observations of Berlin the students’ articles of the course Berlin Tales: Germany’s Kiez and Metropolis taught by Prof. Maria Ebner are being published to open up classroom discourse to a broader academic community. Topics have been chosen individually by each student and involved first-hand fieldwork research in Berlin, Germany, between March 21st and March 28th of 2018 as well as continuous individual research throughout the course of the semester.


Barbarossapokalypse, Amanda M. Glass 2018 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Barbarossapokalypse, Amanda M. Glass

Honors Projects

Barbarossapokalypse is a short animated film that explores the mindset behind “sleeping king” legends. Frederick Barbarossa was a Holy Roman Emperor who was particularly popular with his public. After his death, people longed for a return to the “good old days” of his reign. He became a cultural icon for the German people; a symbol of hope, of a better future.

While in general, the future often looks grim, hope is not something humanity can afford to lose. What matters is where that hope is drawn from. Symbols like Barbarossa are dangerous, as they can lead to people always looking ...


The Art Of "Reading-To" And The Post-Holocaust Suicide In Schlink's The Reader, Michael Lackey 2018 University of Minnesota Morris

The Art Of "Reading-To" And The Post-Holocaust Suicide In Schlink's The Reader, Michael Lackey

English Publications

In Bernhard Schlink's The Reader, former Nazi perpetrator Hanna Schmitz commits suicide, and scholars have not yet answered the question why. When Michael visits Hanna's cell after her death, he notices books on her shelf by Primo Levi, Elie Wiesel, Tadeusz Borowski, Jean Améry, Rudolf Höss, and Hannah Arendt. By citing works from these authors, I argue that Hanna kills herself because she discovers that Michael has become what she once was. I also demonstrate that through her suicide, Hanna fulfills a major demand found in the works of Améry, and by fulfilling that demand, Améry and Hanna ...


Besatzungskinder: Die Schweigenden Geister Des Zweiten Weltkrieges (Besatzungskinder: The Silenced Ghosts Of The Second World War), Aimee C. Bosman 2018 Gettysburg College

Besatzungskinder: Die Schweigenden Geister Des Zweiten Weltkrieges (Besatzungskinder: The Silenced Ghosts Of The Second World War), Aimee C. Bosman

Student Publications

Diese Forschungsarbeit konzentriert sich auf die Erfahrung von Besatzungskindern in Deutschland nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Sie diskutiert die Exposition oder mangelnde Sichtbarkeit von Besatzungskindern in der Gesellschaft und wie sie kulturell dargestellt wurden. Diese These stellt die Frage, wie Besatzungskinder in der Gesellschaft gesehen wurden, und ob die Gesellschaft ihnen half, eine deutsche Identität zu entwickeln.


The Beholder, Allan Lake 2018 Melbourne University (retired)

The Beholder, Allan Lake

Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

A poem on the effect of landscape on the emotions.


The Legendary Topography Of The Viking Settlement Of Iceland, Verena Höfig 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Legendary Topography Of The Viking Settlement Of Iceland, Verena Höfig

Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

From the time of their earliest texts in the vernacular, Icelanders were interested in the semioticization of their landscape, the mapping of nature into culture by inscribing it with memories from the settlement of the island during the Viking Age. Such a de-scription and in-scription of landscape with meaning occurs most prominently in The Book of Settlements or Landnámabók, a thirteenth century prose text preserved in several versions. This paper focuses on Icelanders' myth of origin as presented in the various Landnámabók redactions, and explores how a largely fictional medieval text can assert ownership and control over territory, and ultimately ...


Poetry Of Roe 8, Nandi Chinna 2018 Edith Cowan University

Poetry Of Roe 8, Nandi Chinna

Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

Poetry of Roe 8

The occasion for the writing of these poems was activism surrounding the controversial highway known as the Roe 8 extension in the areas of Cockburn and Fremantle in Western Australia. Planned in the 1950s, Roe 8 is contentious for a number of reasons, including extraordinary political deals over funding, undue process regarding environmental reporting, lack of a business case, inadequate noise and traffic modelling, erasure of Indigenous heritage sites, and clearing of the sensitive Beeliar wetlands and Coolbellup banksia woodlands which were designated a Threatened Ecological Community in 2016. During the summer of 2016/2017 contractors ...


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Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

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Review Of Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, And Utopia In Vienna And Berlin, 1860-1914 By Scott Spector, Kerry Wallach 2018 Gettysburg College

Review Of Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, And Utopia In Vienna And Berlin, 1860-1914 By Scott Spector, Kerry Wallach

German Studies Faculty Publications

The question “who is the murderer?” remains at the heart of countless media scandals today, just as over a century ago; many rely on graphic images of violence, brutality, and criminal activity. Scott Spector’s long-awaited book eloquently demonstrates that the fascination with such spectacles dates back to the 1860s, with the rise of media scandals about sexual practices (especially between men) and their potential connections to violent criminal acts. Ritual murder accusations that gained momentum in the 1880s made for Central European versions of the Dreyfus Affair, which strained Christian-Jewish relations and put allegedly treacherous Jews on trial. The ...


Vicarious Victimhood As Post-Holocaust Jewish Identity In Erica Fischer's Auto/Biography Aimée And Jaguar, Anne Rothe 2018 Wayne State University

Vicarious Victimhood As Post-Holocaust Jewish Identity In Erica Fischer's Auto/Biography Aimée And Jaguar, Anne Rothe

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Vicarious Victimhood as Post-Holocaust Jewish Identity in Erica Fischer's Auto/Biography Aimée and Jaguar" Anne Rothe reads the Austrian-Jewish journalist's interview-based dual biography in autobiographical terms. Taking recourse to such para-texts as the preface and epilogue, in which Fischer reflects on her own subject position, in addition to the auto/biographical narrative itself, Rothe critiques the notion of constructing secular Jewish identity based on the notion of vicarious or hereditary Holocaust victimhood. This provocative new reading reveals that the biography Fischer wrote constitutes a counter-narrative to the story her main collaborator, Lilly Wust, told the ...


Patricia L. Swier And Julia Riordan-Goncalves, Eds. Dictatorships In The Hispanic World: Transatlantic And Transnational Perspectives. Madison, Nj: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013, Bécquer Seguín 2018 Johns Hopkins University

Patricia L. Swier And Julia Riordan-Goncalves, Eds. Dictatorships In The Hispanic World: Transatlantic And Transnational Perspectives. Madison, Nj: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013, Bécquer Seguín

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Patricia L. Swier and Julia Riordan-Goncalves, eds. Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013.


Hester Baer And Alexandra Merley Hill, Eds. German Women’S Writing In The Twenty-First Century. Rochester: Camden House, 2015., Brigitte Rossbacher 2018 University of Georgia

Hester Baer And Alexandra Merley Hill, Eds. German Women’S Writing In The Twenty-First Century. Rochester: Camden House, 2015., Brigitte Rossbacher

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Hester Baer and Alexandra Merley Hill, eds. German Women’s Writing in the Twenty-First Century. Rochester: Camden House, 2015.

Note: a member of the editorial staff for STTCL is mentioned in this review. This staff member was not involved in the solicitation or preparation of this review.


Peter Kalliney. Modernism In A Global Context. London: Bloomsbury, 2016., Kevin C. Robbins 2018 Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Peter Kalliney. Modernism In A Global Context. London: Bloomsbury, 2016., Kevin C. Robbins

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Peter Kalliney. Modernism in a Global Context. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. 190 pp.


Paulina Palmer. Queering Contemporary Gothic Narrative 1970-2012. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016., Tanya Gonzalez 2018 Kansas State University

Paulina Palmer. Queering Contemporary Gothic Narrative 1970-2012. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016., Tanya Gonzalez

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Paulina Palmer's Queering Contemporary Gothic Narrative 1970-2012. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. viii + 204 pp.


Experimental Writing, Experimental Reading, Warren Motte 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

Experimental Writing, Experimental Reading, Warren Motte

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

The notion of "experimental writing" is difficult to define with any kind of precision. Most of the time it is invoked in a largely offhanded manner, as if its meaning were immediately clear to everyone, obviating the need for further discussion. That assumption is a matter of expediency rather than anything else, for even a cursory glance at the way people use the term quickly reveals that the way we understand it varies considerably, changing over both time and cultural space. This essay seeks to examine how the idea of the experimental expresses itself in the tradition of the twentieth-century ...


Performing Editorial Authority In Ingo Schulze’S Epistolary Novel Neue Leben, Anita Lukic 2018 Indiana University - Bloomington

Performing Editorial Authority In Ingo Schulze’S Epistolary Novel Neue Leben, Anita Lukic

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

In this article, I argue that Ingo Schulze’s novel Neue Leben (New Lives, 2005) experiments with new forms of omniscient narration. Following the work of Paul Dawson, I show that the editor figure performs his authority as a public intellectual through the commentary he provides for the letters written by Enrico Türmer. The footnotes that the editor adds can be divided into two categories. In explanatory footnotes, the editor crosschecks Enrico’s references to the GDR against extra-fictional information that readers may find in newspapers, reference books, and other sources. By linking the fictional and extra-fictional discourse through his ...


Sttcl Editorial Board, 2018 Kansas State University Libraries

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Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

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Heidegger And Hölderlin On Aether And Life, Babette Babich 2018 Fordham University

Heidegger And Hölderlin On Aether And Life, Babette Babich

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