Aesthetic Anxiety: Uncanny Symptoms in German Literature and Culture. (Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen Und Vergleichende)

Aesthetic Anxiety: Uncanny Symptoms in German Literature and Culture. (Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen Und Vergleichende)


Aesthetic nervousness analyzes uncanny repetition in psychology, literature, philosophy, and picture, and produces a brand new narrative concerning the centrality of aesthetics in smooth subjectivity. the usually terrible, yet occasionally additionally stress-free, adventure of hysteria may be a classy mode in addition to a mental kingdom. Johnson's elucidation of that nation in texts by means of authors from Kant to Rilke demonstrates how estrangement can produce attachment, and repositions Romanticism as an engine of modernity.

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