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Georg Kaiser and modernity

Georg Kaiser and modernity

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Published by V & R Unipress GmbH in G ottingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • OUR Brockhaus selection,
  • German Literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHrsg.: Krause, Frank
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20957257M
    ISBN 103899712455

      Here, with unprecedented detail and focus, that strain is traced through the work of four important Expressionist playwrights: Ernst Barlach, Georg Kaiser, Ernst Toller and Franz Werfel. Moreover, these dramatists are brought into new and sustained dialogues with the theorists and philosophers of messianism who were their contemporaries: Walter Author: John B. Lyon.   Here, with unprecedented detail and focus, that strain is traced through the work of four important Expressionist playwrights: Ernst Barlach, Georg Kaiser, Ernst Toller and Franz Werfel. Moreover, these dramatists are brought into new and sustained dialogues with the theorists and philosophers of messianism who were their contemporaries: Walter Author: Patrick Fortmann.

      A Characterization of Modernity Modernity, like individualism, is a socio-politico-economic phenomenon that gradually began after the Middle Ages subsided and the Enlightenment values and promise of “progress” through reason, science, and technology began to propagate in Europe. (Caution should be taken that there are distinctions between the terms “modern age/era”, “modernity. The Marxist critic Georg Lukács severely criticized Expressionism, and modernism more generally, for its fragmented, abstracted forms and inability to communicate to the masses. His essay "Grösse und Verfall des Expressionismus" ("The Rise and Fall of Expressionism") set the tone for later criticisms during the s.

      The Kaiser's Memoirs Contents Bismarck -- Caprivi -- Hohenlohe -- Bülow -- Bethmann -- My co-workers in the administration -- Science and art -- My relations with the church -- Army and navy -- The outbreak of war -- The Pope and peace -- End of the war and my abdication -- The enemy tribunal and the neutral tribunal -- The question of guilt. Modernity definition: the quality or state of being modern | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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Georg Kaiser and modernity: tendencies and perspectives of current research / Frank Krause --A new look at Kaiser's women / Carol Diethe --Technology and nature in the plays of Georg Kaiser / Axel Goodbody --Der werdende Mensch: Georg Kaiser and Gustav Landauer / Rhys W.

Williams --Gustav Landauer's contribution to Georg Kaiser's notion of. Biography. Kaiser was born in Magdeburg. Georg Kaiser and modernity book was highly prolific and wrote in a number of different styles.

An Expressionist dramatist, he was, along with Gerhart Hauptmann, the most frequently performed playwright of the Weimar Republic. Georg Kaiser's plays include The Burghers of Calais (), From Morning to Midnight (), and a trilogy, comprising The Coral (), Gas (), Gas II.

‘Peter Wagner's developing "world sociology of modernity", outlined in this splendid book, is a major advance in his and our thinking about modernity around the world. The book is also an excellent and very readable summary of the current state of the field.' William Outhwaite, Newcastle UniversityCited by: Over the past two decades, interest in the links between Expressionism and modernity has provided new impulses for research on Georg Kaiser.

The contributions to this volume build upon the current concern with re-contextualising Kaiser’s works beyond the boundaries of Expressionism. Carol Diethe explores Kaiser’s views on women and female sexuality; Axel Goodbody approaches Kaiser’s.

Georg Kaiser, (born Nov. 25,Magdeburg, Ger.—died June 4,Ascona, Switz.), leading German Expressionist dramatist. Kaiser’s father was a merchant, and he apprenticed in the same trade.

He went to Argentina as a clerk but contracted malaria and was forced to return to a long convalescence he wrote his first plays, mainly satirical comedies that attracted little.

A four volume collection of reprinted articles and book excerpts covering the critical discussion of modernity. The contributions ragne from theoretical analyses to empirical studies. Vol. 1, "Modernization", is in three sections: "Distinguishing Modern from traditional Socities", "The Rise of Capitalism" and "Diffusion and Convergence".

The contirbutors include among others Herbert Spencer. Friedrich Carl Georg Kaiser, called Georg Kaiser, (Novem June 4, ) was a German dramatist. He was highly prolific and wrote in a number of different styles.

An Expressionist dramatist, he was, along with Gerhart Hauptmann, the most frequently performed playwright in the Weimar Republic/5. Even our larger magazines, book publishers and Hollywood are beginning to meet the rising demand for this kind of escape.

Yes, there is a craving in the world like a thirst, a terrible mass pressure that you can almost feel, of millions of minds struggling against the barriers of time. Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by reactions to the horrors. Immediately download the George Kaiser summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or.

Georg Kaiser was born Novem in Magdeburg, Germany. He was best known for his work as a dramatist. He started writing plays while recovering from a bout of Malaria caught while apprenticing in Argentina in his father’s trade.

A celebration of subversives: the first one-volume history of the greatest cultural movement since the Enlightenment. Peter Gay's most ambitious endeavor since Freud explores the shocking modernist rebellion that, beginning in the s, transformed art, literature, music, and film with its assault on traditional forms/5(24).

Georg Kaiser was born on Novem in Magdeburg, Germany as Friedrich Carl Georg Kaiser. He was a writer and actor, known for The Ghost Comes Home (), From Morn to Midnight () and Tuberosen (). He was married to Margarethe Habenicht.

Kaiser, Georg (gā`ôrkh kī`zər), –, German expressionist early plays dealt with the erotic and the psychological. In maturity Kaiser turned to social themes, glorifying the ideal of sacrifice for the mass interest and attacking the brutality of the machine age.

Goodbody, AHTechnology and Nature in the Plays of Georg Kaiser. in F Krause (ed.), Georg Kaiser and Modernity. v&r unipress, Göttingen, pp. Author: A H Goodbody.

More than any other avant-garde movement, German Expressionism captures the aesthetic revolution of 20th-century modernity in all its contrasts and conflicts. In continuous eruptions from toExpressionism upset reigning practices in the arts, most vividly in painting and the visual arts.

In the literature, a heady intellectualism combined with dramatic gesture, graphic visions. Friedrich Carl Georg Kaiser (Magdeburgo 25 de novembro de - Ascona, 4 de junho de ) foi um literato e dramaturgo alemão, caracterizado pelo seu vanguardismo e pela sua crítica social.

Vida. Nascido na cidade brandemburguesa de Magdeburgo, criou-se no severo clima social da chamada Alemanha Guilhermina, onde contrastavam as opulências da Belle Époque e as reivindicações sociais. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture: A Companion to the Literature of German Expressionism (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Modernity differs from all preceding forms of social order because of its dynamism, its deep undercutting of traditional habits and customs, and its global impact. It also radicallly alters the general nature of daily life and the most personal aspects of human activity.

In fact, one of the most distinctive features of modernity is the increasing interconnection between globalizing influences. Georg Kaiser Born Novemin Magdeburg, Germany, Georg Kaiser was to become the leader of the expressionist movement in theatre which called for the expression of the inner experience rather than the outer reality, or rather the expression of reality as.

The books of numerous anarchists, communists, Jews, and pacifists were publicly burnt as ‘undeutsch’ (Un-German), among them figures as diverse as German expressionist playwright Georg Kaiser, Polish-German socialist Rosa Luxemburg, Czech-Austrian writer Franz Kafka, and popular German children’s fiction writer Erich Kästner.In the following chapters I will analyze three Expressionist works: Franz Kafka’s short story “Das Urteil” [“The Judgment”] (), Georg Kaiser’s play Von morgens bis mitternachts [From Morning to Midnight] (), and Richard Strauss’ opera Salome [Salome] ().Book Description: More than any other avant-garde movement, German Expressionism captures the aesthetic revolution of 20th-century modernity in all its contrasts and conflicts.

In continuous eruptions from toExpressionism upset reigning practices in .