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  • Mündigkeit in language learner narrative 

    O'Sullivan, Helen (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2009)
    The thesis takes as its starting point Immanuel Kant’s essay of 1784 ‘An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment’ and by careful re-definition of one of the key terms from this essay, Mundigkeit, (commonly translated ...
  • Meine mir unbekannte herkunft : German identity and history in the works of W. G. Sebald, Botho Strauss and Peter Handke 

    Finch, Helen Cleugh (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2008)
    This thesis analyses the work of W. G. Sebald in comparison with two other major German writers of his generation, Botho Strauß and Peter Handke. It compares Sebald's novel Austerlitz with Strauß's novel Der junge Mann and ...
  • The fear and trembling of Malte Laurids Brigge 

    Downes, Daragh Anthony (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2003)
    This thesis attempts to clear a space for a >transcendentalist< reading of Rainer Maria Rilke's Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge (1910) by querying the >immanentism< of much modern Malte-scholarship. In Chapter ...
  • The invisible sublime : theories of art in Carl Einstein's later writings 

    Creighton, Nicola (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2004)
    This study is a contribution to research on Carl Einstein (1885-1940), German-Jewish writer, critic and historian of art. It concentrates on Carl Einstein’s later work, from Die Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, his contribution ...
  • The wanderer motif in nineteenth century German literature 

    Cusack, Andrew (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Germanic Studies, 2007)

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