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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 171–204.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Detlev W. Schumann Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 ENUMERATIVE STYLE AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN WHITMAN, RILKE, WERFEL By DETLEV w. SCHUhlANN In a poetic eulogy of Walt Whitman, Herbert Eulenberg thus apostrophizes the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 407–408.
Published: 01 December 1961
... of Alberta Frunz bVerfel, 1890-1945. Edited by LOREB. FOLTIN.Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1961. Pp. 102. $5.00. This collection of ten short articles on Franz Werfel is most welcome, for its parts form a unified whole and meet a definite need by treating aspects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1955) 16 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 March 1955
...Heinzr Politze Written with the support of a grant from the American Philosophical Society. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 PRAGUE AND THE ORIGINS OF RAINER MARIA RILKE, FRANZ KAFKA, AND FRANZ WERFEL By HEINZPOLITZER~ There is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1946) 7 (4): 385–410.
Published: 01 December 1946
...Adolf D. Klarmann Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 FRANZ WERFEL’S ESCHATOLOGY AND COSMOGONY By ADOLFD. KLARMANN When Franz Werfel died on the twenty-sixth of August, 1945, fate singled him out for a favor it rarely bestows on authors; his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Franz Werfel; Adolf D. Klarmann Edith Abercrombie Snow. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1945. Pp. xii + 119. $2.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 REVIEWS Poems. By FRANZWERFEL. Translated by EDITHABERCROM BIE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 408–409.
Published: 01 December 1961
...Wayland D. Hand Gerhard Lutz. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 1958. Pp. 236. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 408 Rm‘ews Adotf D. Klarmann’s title, “Fratiz Werfel and the Stage,” suggests that Werfel’s dramas are not meant to be read...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 406–407.
Published: 01 December 1961
... University of Alberta Frunz bVerfel, 1890-1945. Edited by LOREB. FOLTIN.Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1961. Pp. 102. $5.00. This collection of ten short articles on Franz Werfel is most welcome, for its parts form a unified whole and meet a definite need by treating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1947
... translation. Yet it is this reviewer’s considered conviction that Werfel offers more obstacles to a trans- lator than either of the earlier poets. Hence, Llrs. Snow is to be congratulated on her devotion, courage, and perseverance. At times she achieves the impossible, and in niost cases does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 283–284.
Published: 01 September 1960
... them in return a spiritual shelter, a vast public, and material or social success” (Werfel, Becher, Johst) ; those who “refused to compromise the ideal of ‘the new man’ [and] achieved neither personal nor aesthetic success” (Toller and Unruh) ; and those who had never concerned themselves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 284–285.
Published: 01 September 1960
... form, themes, and attitudes, but despite the careful fitting of parts, it leaves the artist himself dismembered. This is particularly so with Toller and Werfel, for the uninitiated reader mu4 issemble the whole artist from a number of parts scattered in several chapters. Furthermore, it...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 378–379.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., who wrote Geist und Judentum (1919), a theoretical analysis of the German- Jewish duality. Chapters XI11 and XIV, “Marginal Jews,” deals with Ernst Toller, Franz Werfel, and Stefan Zweig-these highly gifted writers whose “hatred of the ancestral roots within their personality led them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 511–512.
Published: 01 December 1945
.... Werfel, Franz. Poems. Translated h.v Edith Abercrombie Snow. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1945. Pp. xii + 119. $2.00. 512 Books Received SPANIS H Bates, Margaret J. “Discreci6n” in the Works of Cervantes. A dissertation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1965) 26 (1): 62–92.
Published: 01 March 1965
... beatify ugliness and repulsiveness. The same aspiration may be de- tected in the modern painters Emil Nolde, Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, and Georg Grosz; in the poets Georg Heym, Gottfried Benn, Johannes Becher, Jakob van Hoddis, and Franz Werfel; or in the dramatists Fritz von Unruh (Platz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1959
... Vmse now seem rather odd (Heym and Werfel with but one poem each, and no Trakl; Heyse eight pages, Hiilderlin five). The collection Tousend Jahre deutscher Dichtung, although it appeared less than ten years ago, ends with the expressionists; furthermore, its proportion and balance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1959
... Vmse now seem rather odd (Heym and Werfel with but one poem each, and no Trakl; Heyse eight pages, Hiilderlin five). The collection Tousend Jahre deutscher Dichtung, although it appeared less than ten years ago, ends with the expressionists; furthermore, its proportion and balance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 September 1942
... which was quite spon- taneous, which antedated Hitler, and which found in the war a 502 Reviews vision of a rich future arising out of the ideals of comradeship and leadership. With great objectivity Dr. Pfeiler describes the work of Zweig and Werfel, of Zoberlein...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 1941
... Mr. Thomas endeavors to justify a pt-obable over-emphasis on Kafka (pp. 143f). Werfel is not underestimated. Brecht (though at his “best” later on) could well have been mentioned in connection with the citations from Curt Corrinth (p. 150). The references are carefully documented, except...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 March 1941
...-emphasis on Kafka (pp. 143f). Werfel is not underestimated. Brecht (though at his “best” later on) could well have been mentioned in connection with the citations from Curt Corrinth (p. 150). The references are carefully documented, except for a few irritating instances, such as a “critic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1950
... idea of recollec- tion or anamnesis of things experienced in previous existences or the anticipa- tion of as yet unlived experiences. (In some ways it is related to Werfel’s use of the dijd we and Thomas Mann’s concept of time, but not as it is used here.) It is the typical impressionistic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1960) 21 (2): 188–189.
Published: 01 June 1960
...- involvement”-not Aristotelian “tragic” guilt, but Hebbel’s concept that the very fact of individual existence constitutes a potentially tragic situation. Here Kauf- mann appropriately quotes the title of Franz Werfel’s famous novel, Nicht nur der Morder, sondern auch der Ermorderte ist schuldig...