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Kurz & Knapp

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Book Series: Edition Kulturwissenschaft ISBN: 9783839435564 9783837635560 Year: Pages: 398 DOI: 10.14361/9783839435564 Language: German
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Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Tweets, text messages, Facebook status updates, or microblog entries: the process of announcing news and sharing knowledge seems to be getting shorter and shorter. This volume relates the current trend of abbreviation to its antecedents, showing that the use of brevity existed long before the digital age. The career of the short form is closely connected to the cultural achievements of the 17th century, and skyrocketed in the run up to the formation of professional media networks in the 19th century. Since then, anecdotes, case studies, brief messages, the miscellaneous, headlines, and tidbits from around the world have formed essential elements of the organization and communication of modern forms of knowledge.

Konversation und Geselligkeit

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Book Series: Lettre ISBN: 9783839444290 9783837644296 Year: Pages: 198 DOI: 10.14361/9783839444290 Language: German
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Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Based on the field of experience of ideality and reality, Karin Schulz develops a history of behavior diagnostics concerning French parlor conversation.

A Poetics of Neurosis

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Book Series: Edition Kulturwissenschaft ISBN: 9783837641325 Year: Pages: 206 DOI: 10.14361/9783839441329 Language: English
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Subject: Social Sciences
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While psychiatry and the neurosciences have dismissed the concept of neurosis as too vague for medical purposes, in recent years literary studies have adopted the term by virtue of its abstractness. This volume investigates the verbalization of neurosis in literary and cultural texts. As opposed to the medical diagnostics of neurosis in the individual, the contributions focus on the poetics of neurosis. They indicate how neuroses are still routinely romanticized or vilified, bent to suit aesthetic and narrative choices, and transfigured to illustrate unresolved cultural tensions.

Verhaltensdesign

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Book Series: Edition Kulturwissenschaft ISBN: 9783839442067 9783837642063 Year: Pages: 232 DOI: 10.14361/9783839442067 Language: German
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Subject: Media and communication
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Whether neo-cybernetics, group therapy or environmental protection: an aesthetic-literary and political genealogy of popular education and government programs during the Cold War.

Privatisierte Weiblichkeit

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Book Series: Gender Studies ISBN: 9783839441893 9783837641899 Year: Pages: 342 DOI: 10.14361/9783839441893 Language: German
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Subject: Gender Studies
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Between tradition, reform and opposition: feminist criticism in Poland.

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