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By Maike Oergel

This interdisciplinary learn indicates how the rising knowledge of historicity formed the thoughts of modernity, identification, and tradition in German inspiration round 1800 and the way this expertise decided the German inspiration of the concern of cultural id. via contextualising key texts from Sturm und Drang, Weimar Classicism, German Romanticism and German Idealism on the subject of post-Enlightenment debates on historicity and modernity, the research finds the Goethezeit to be way more intellectually coherent than has been formerly assumed.

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