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The power of intellectuals in contemporary Germany

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

An attempt at an exemplary report on H. / Dietrich Hohmann
German intellectuals: public roles and the rise of the therapeutic / Frank Trommler
The inconsequence of doubt: intellectuals and the discourse on socialist unity / Dorothea Dornhof
The German Democratic Republic as a "reading nation": utopia, planning, reality, and ideology / Simone Barck, Martina Langermann, and Siegfried Lokatis
La guerre est finie: new waves, historical contingency, and the GDR "Rabbit films" / Katie Trumpener
Language and power / David Bathrick
Syntax of surveillance: languages of silence and solidarity / Patricia Anne Simpson
Wir treten aus unseren Rollen heraus: theater intellectuals and public spheres / Loren Kruger
Is it a mistake to think that the dead are dead: obituary for Heiner Müller / Alexander Kluge
The consequences of unification according to H. / Dietrich Hohmann
Soundtracks: GDR music from "revolution" to "reunification" / Patricia Anne Simpson
Media publics in the GDR: unification and the transformation of the media, 1989-1991 / Andreas Graf
The double disappointment: revolution, unification, and German intellectuals / Konrad Jarausch
Becoming normal, modern, and German (again?) / Mitchell G. Ash
Nation, race, and immigration: German identities after unification / Andreas Huyssen
Education after the Cold War: remembrance, repetition, and right-wing violence / John Borneman
The long good-bye: German culture wars in the nineties / Michael Geyer
The moment of tragic recognition with a happy ending / Alexander Kluge

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-443) and index


Library of Congress
DD290.26 .P69 2001

The Physical Object

ix, 459 p. ;
Number of pages

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Internet Archive
0226289869, 0226289877
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