The Case of Hans Henny Jahnn: Criticism and the Literary Outsider

The Case of Hans Henny Jahnn: Criticism and the Literary
    The Case of Hans Henny Jahnn: Criticism and the Literary Jahnn s rank as a writer has long been a topic of intense debate between rival schools of critics, and his works have provoked extreme responses, both positive and negative, from a wide spectrum of scholars, writers, and critics, including such prominent figures as Alfred Doblin, Walter Benjamin, Thomas and Klaus Mann, Wolfgang Koeppen, Walter and Adolf Muschg, Wilhelm Emrich, Hubert Fichte and many others Freeman focuses on characteristic examples of different approaches to Jahnn structuralist, psychoanalytic, Jungian archetypal, Marxist, biographical, literary historical, postmodern, gay, and feminist Freeman shows how behind the veil of objectivity, literary scholars often have a hidden agenda that is based on an emotional reaction to Jahnn s portrayal of homosexuality and violence, his negative images of women, and his worldview, which some critics have linked to some of the same ideological presuppositions as those of National Socialism This is the first full length study of Jahnn criticism Thomas Freeman is associate professor of German at Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 279 pages
  • The Case of Hans Henny Jahnn: Criticism and the Literary Outsider
  • Thomas P. Freeman
  • English
  • 25 August 2017
  • 1571132066

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    It involves the cult of male friendship as the vehicle for an eternal love, anarchism, a retreat into death, and a struggle to prevent physical decay in the utopian world of eternal puberty, stone temples, statues and graves, art that resists the ravages of time .