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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Benjamin Bennett Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 KLEIST’S PUPPETS IN EARLY HOFMANNSTHAL By BENJAMINBENNETT As far as I know, it cannot be demonstrated conclusively that Hof- mannsthal was aware of Kleist’s essay “Uber das...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 December 1965
... be achieved without being so comprehensive. He has written almost 400 pages on three of Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s plays: Everyman, The Salzburg Great Theater of the World, and The Tower. (While The Tower is not a festival play in the same sense that the other two are, the three have enough features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 June 1969
... personaggio da cui nasce” (p. v). JEAN-PIERREBARRICELLI University of California, Riverside Hofmannsthals Lustspiel “Der Un bestechliche.” By NORBERTALTENHOFER. Bad Homburg: Gehlen, Frankfurter Beitrage zur Germanistik, Bd. 2, 1967.200 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 402–416.
Published: 01 September 1969
...Douglas A. Joyce Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 SOME USES OF IRONY IN HOFMANNSTHAL’S DER SCH WIERIGE By DOUGLASA. JOYCE A close reading of Hofmannsthal’s Der Schwierige suggests that what gives this comedy its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 294–297.
Published: 01 June 1969
... of California, Riverside Hofmannsthals Lustspiel “Der Un bestechliche.” By NORBERTALTENHOFER. Bad Homburg: Gehlen, Frankfurter Beitrage zur Germanistik, Bd. 2, 1967.200 pp. Although Der Unbestechliche has never won more than modest critical acclaim and was not regarded by Hofmannsthal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1948
... addresses himself to his subject proper, and singles out from among minor “Anti-Alexanders” three poets, Hofmannsthal, George, and Rilke. Of these three, Professor Lange ventures to predict Hofmannsthal will remain the greatest, not because of his superior private sensibility or any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 March 1942
... criticism of society, Gerhart Hauptmann’s longing for the Island of the Great Mother, Frank Wedekind’s devotion to the brutal forces of life, Hofmannsthal’s transformation of reality into a fanciful play. In a few types, Rosenhaupt tries to epitomize the different poetic microcosms : the type...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1950
... of the gekteswissm- schaftliche jargon (a thing that cannot exactly be said of Naefs Hofmannsthal book), in general succeeds well in making a very persuasive argument for his case. This reviewer by no means sees eye to eye with him in all instances; on the contrary, he takes exception to some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 317–319.
Published: 01 September 1978
... to the poet a privileged insight whereby he is able to convert poetry into truth. Hofmannsthal and Brecht also believed that the poet could communicate truth, but in both cases the truth had to be supported by ideology-religious or political. Thomas Mann and Kafka, though obsessed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 1965
... can be achieved without being so comprehensive. He has written almost 400 pages on three of Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s plays: Everyman, The Salzburg Great Theater of the World, and The Tower. (While The Tower is not a festival play in the same sense that the other two are, the three have enough...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 517–525.
Published: 01 December 1949
...., p. 34. The dating of the last letter from George to Hofmannsthal at the time of their first encounter is: “Wien, donnerstag auf freitag, 14./15. jan. 1892.” Cf. Briefwechel swischen George und Hofmannsthal (Berlin : Georg Bondi, 1938), p. 16. 6 Wolters, op. cit., pp. 35-37. 7...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 374–376.
Published: 01 December 1955
..., distinguish this book from its predecessors. However, the author is not quite as successful when he comes to the interpretation of figures too great to submit to George’s leadership. His presentation of the poet’s relationship with Hugo von Hofmannsthal is diffuse and uneven, and leaves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 282–285.
Published: 01 September 1954
.... $3.00. This book is dedicated to the students of the University of Mississippi who are hailed as “the most normal people in the world.” We doubt, however, if the glorification of their normality will increase their urge to study German authors like Rilke, George, Hofmannsthal, or Thomas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 97–101.
Published: 01 March 1984
... like Piran- dello; Keinhardt is a fool who likes the obviously inferior Shaw; ergo, Piran- dello cannot be much. Hofmannsthal and Schnitzler are the darlings of the Viennese cognoscenti; the cognoscenti are idiots; ergo, Hofmannsthal and Schnitzler are a waste of time. The reprehensible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1978
... their urgency by Nietzsche. George and Rilke attributed to the poet a privileged insight whereby he is able to convert poetry into truth. Hofmannsthal and Brecht also believed that the poet could communicate truth, but in both cases the truth had to be supported by ideology-religious or political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 191.
Published: 01 June 1954
... involved in the selection of eight Rilke poems, eight Hesse samples, two George poems and one Hofmannsthal. Yet even from the work of lesser known poets (Isolde Kurz, Rudolf Binding, Hans Carossa, Agnes Miegel) , and from the production of the young generation (Albrecht Haushofer, Ulrich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 514–519.
Published: 01 December 1967
... 517 Thorpe, Michael. Siegfried Sassoon: A Criticul Study. Leiden: Universitaire Pers; London: Oxford University Press, 1967. xii + 318 pp. $7.50. GERMANICS Altenhofer, Norbert. Hofmannsthals Lustspiel “Der Unbestechliche.” Bad Hom- burg: Gehlen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 87.
Published: 01 March 1956
... the majority of Ernst Broch’s works are summarily dismissed with the remark “alles von hohem Wert” (col. 2472). We could register many other similar grievances : the total inadequacy in the discus- sion of Fontane and Kafka, the omission of many names (Hofmannsthal !) , when so much space is devoted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 360–370.
Published: 01 December 1959
... of Marsyas and Apollo2 and Marsyas and 1 The term made prominent by Hugo von Hofmannsthal in his speech “Das Schrifttum als geistiger Raum der Nation” (1927). Dic Beriihrung der Sphiiren (Berlin, 1931). 2 Marsyas, after learning to play the flute, challenges Apollo to a musical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 207–208.
Published: 01 June 1978
... REVIEWS The frustrated search for wholeness undertaken by Frisch’s heroes is seen in the context and tradition of European-especially German-thought of the past and present. Butler finds other writers of twentieth-century Ger- man li terature-Hofmannsthal, Kilke, Kafka, Hesse, Musil, Boll...