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"In the sector of literary and cultural experiences, the certainty of decadence is mostly constrained to aesthetic phenomena from Baudelaire to the eu fin-de-siècle. the current interdisciplinary anthology with contributions by way of Canadian, German, Italian, and Spanish students goals to bridge the distance among decadence because it is frequently understood in literary and cultural reviews and its relevance to current Read more...

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Such an act of self-subjectification implies a constant effort to keep in close contact with one’s inmost identity. As Ralph Waldo Emerson (1892) lamented in his essay on “Self-Reliance,” “man does not stand in awe of man, nor is his genius admonished to stay at home, to put itself in communication with the internal ocean, but it goes abroad to beg a cup of water of the urns of other men” (65). Like Carlyle and Emerson, Whitman therefore intends to play the role of a master of expressive individuation in order to “raise up and supply through the States a copious race of superb American men and women” (42).

That they must either be confronted and met by at least an equally subtle and tremendous force-infusion for purposes of spiritualization, for the pure conscience, for genuine esthetics, and for absolute and primal manliness and womanliness—or else our modern civilization, with all its improvements, is in vain, and we are on the road to a destiny, a status, equivalent, in its real world, to that of the fabled damned.  far higher in grade, than any yet known, sacerdotal, modern” is needed to permeate “the whole mass of American mentality, taste, belief, breathing into it a new breath of life” (5).

Pensées—Pensieri—Pensamientos: Dargestellte Gedankenwelten in den Literaturen der Romania. Festschrift für Werner Helmich. Münster: Lit-Verlag, 2006, 329–362. Livi, François. -K. Huysmans. À rebours et l’esprit décadent. Paris: A. G. Nizet, 1991. Millet, Richard. Langue fantôme, suivi de Éloge littéraire d’Anders Breivik. Paris: Pierre Guillaume de Roux, 2012. Müller, Hans-Peter. ” Merkur. Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken. 61:8/9, 2007, 811–815. Münch, Ingo von. ” Die Massenvergewaltigung deutscher Frauen und Mädchen 1944/45.

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