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Von der philosophisch-moralischen Erzählung zur modernen Novelle

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ISBN: 3465032284 Year: Pages: 404 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_574822 Language: German
Publisher: Vittorio Klostermann GmbH Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3592
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The treatise deals with the pre-history of the modern French novella, which has constituted a new paradigm of genre history within the field of short narrations since 1829. Contrary to claims that Mérimée's, Stendhal's, and Balzac's novellas have nothing in common with the narrative of the 18th and early 19th century, it is intended to demonstrate that the latter provides an arsenal for the renewal of the genre around 1830.A relatively stable consciousness concerning the genre, clearly differentiating between conte and nouvelle until the mid-1760, functions as starting point. This duality, however, starts slackening when the successful conte moral transcends into the field of the nouvelle - an event which robs the terms conte and nouvelle of their distinctiveness. Both of the two most popular themes of the conte moral, namely marital development and education, are realized in a couple of textual strategies which are - despite a change in social conditions - continuing up to the first two decades of the 19th century. This continuum usually involves distortion, parody, and afunctionality. Simultaneous to the transformations maintaining this system, the observer also traces transformations breaking those rules as seen in the works of Diderot, Mme de Staël, Sade, and Balzac, which makes it impossible to integrate their narrations into the harmonized ideology of the conte moral.The nouvelle receives further impulse from the "true story", which can be settled somewhere between journalistic information and literary fiction. It is a heterogeneous field of narrations sharing the reference to the reality external of literary fiction and the themes of the unexpected, the inexplicable, and the violation of the rules. The techniques, methods and themes developed by the narrative of the 18th century are endowed with new meaning by the French Revolution. Characteristic bundles of the modern novella are elaborated by the cooperation of several concepts - "the exotic and distance", "antithesis and paroxysm", "denouement and temporality, as well as "ambiguity and the secret" - creating a new synergy. The novella meets the growing need for texts mainly concerned with the creation of suspense by its accentuated temporality and its mode of reception aiming at fast consumption. The fantastic novella may be understood as an extreme variation of the modern novella based on the typical antithetical structure. The historical increase in the usage of supernatural elements in the field of short narratives indicates that dealing with the irrational evokes a development of frame stories displaying a more complex structure which equips the novelistic event itself with an amplified aesthetic component.

Mythen in deutschsprachigen Geschichtsschulbüchern : Von Marathon bis zum Élysée-Vertrag

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ISBN: 9783847106869 Year: Pages: 293 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: Georg-Eckert-Institut - Leibniz-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung bei Vandehoek & Ruprecht Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 445
Subject: History --- Education
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Even in the 21st century, history textbooks are full of historical myths. This volume draws on cultural studies and history didactics to illuminate some of the myths contained in German Speking History Textbooks. The volume also reflects in depth upon the concept of ‘myth’ and proposes a definition that ties in to academic discourse on historical learning without denying the concept’s roots in cultural studies.

Geschichtsschulbücher sind auch im 21. Jahrhundert immer noch reichlich mit historischen Mythen durchsetzt. In diesem Sammelband werden solche Mythen in Schulbüchern aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz aus kulturwissenschaftlicher und geschichtsdidaktischer Perspektive beleuchtet. Auch wird hier der Mythenbegriff geschichtsdidaktisch innovativ reflektiert und einleitend ein Vorschlag zu einer Definition unterbreitet, die einerseits anschlussfähig an die akademische Diskussion über historisches Lernen ist ,andererseits jedoch auch ihre kulturwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen nicht verleugnet.

Bonaventura's "Nachtwachen" and Dostoevsky's "Notes from the Underground"

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Book Series: Slavistische Beitraege ISBN: 9783876900919 Year: Pages: 155 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
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It ist the aim of this study to present a comparative point of view those aspects of nihilism which were detected in both novels, and to inquire into their roots, circumstances end effects.

Geschichte und Geschichten

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Book Series: Slavistische Beitraege ISBN: 9783876907550 Year: Pages: 225 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: History --- Languages and Literatures
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The focus of the following work is the Russian author N.M. Karamzin (1766-1826), who is still known in Russia today for his sentimentalist narrative "Bednaja Liza" and the twelve-volume "Istorija gosudarstva rossijskogo". At the end of the 18th and in the first third of the 19th century, at the time of their creation, his works were widely read, Karamzin, as a sentimentalist writer as well as a historiographer, had some success in the contemporary reading public. The work is chronological, beginning with Karamzin's early work, Pisma Russkogo putešestvennika (1791-92), then examining a selection of sentimentalist narratives that appeared in the period 1792-1803 and ending with Istorija gosudarstva rossijskogo ", whose first eight volumes were published in 1818. Examined are the different discourses, which are assigned to the text categories travel writing, sentimentalistische povest 'and historiography, and others. in terms of narrative linkage.

Stilistische und verbalsyntaktische Untersuchungen zum Moskovitischen Prunkstil des 16. Jahrhunderts

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Book Series: Slavistische Beitraege ISBN: 9783876901602 Year: Pages: 678 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
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In der Reihe Slavistische Beiträge werden vor allem slavistische Dissertationen des deutschsprachigen Raums sowie vereinzelt auch amerikanische, englische und russische publiziert. Darüber hinaus stellt die Reihe ein Forum für Sammelbände und Monographien etablierter Wissenschafter/innen dar.

Über die Produktion von Tönen

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ISBN: 9783205208020 Year: Pages: 309 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 548
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The present study examines the diverse forms of music-making in Austria between 1918 and 193 within the context of work and non-work. In a period where practices of work (i.e. professional work) were renegotiated, these forms of music-making and how they were valued constituted a contested field. By analysing life writings of music-makers, the relevant contemporary differentiations are made clear.

Kriegserfahrungen erzählen

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Book Series: Mainzer Historische Kulturwissenschaften ISBN: 9783839437087 9783837637083 Year: Pages: 162 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: History
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How were accounts of war told in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern era? The contributions to this volume pursue this question in an innovative way through the combination of historical and literary methodologies. With the aid of this interdisciplinary approach, the texts examine storytelling practices and strategies which dissolved genre barriers between factual and fictional texts, thereby expanding insights with regard to their presentation of experience. This volume is not only a pioneering work of cultural studies research, but also an example of successful and productive interdisciplinary collaboration.

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