Culture of Images: Limitation in Goethe's "Wahlverwandtschaften"

According to Goethe, all cultural achievements are fixations by images. Images do not show "reality" as it is, but rather frame it and thereby bring about a reality effect: the landscape appears on a map, the deceased in a monument, and the soul in written words. In self-consciousness, the...

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Published in:Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur : a journal devoted to the study of German language and literature, Vol. 92, No. 3 (2000), p. 302-320
Main Author: Breithaupt, Fritz
Other Involved Persons: Smith, Jill Suzanne
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 2000 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
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