Hermann Broch, Politics and Exile, 1918 to 1951
This book chronicles Broch’s experiences from the founding of the Austrian First Republic to his exile in the United States (1918 to 1951). The author traces two seemingly contradictory narratives in Broch’s political consciousness. On the one hand, Broch held an intellectual position in his post-exile political theory that was consistent with the philosophy of history, psychology and epistemology of his Viennese milieu. On the other hand, he significantly reconceived the utility of politics for his theory of value construction, while also becoming more involved in political activism. This book provides new perspectives on the work of Hermann Broch beyond his literary œuvre and offers insights into the development of political theory among exiled European intellectuals in the United States.
H. F. Broch de Rothermann Archive. Yale Collection of German Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Hermann Broch Archive. Yale Collection of German Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Hermann Broch Museum. Teesdorf, Austria.
Broch, Hermann, The Death of Virgil, Random House edition, Jean Starr Untermeyer, tr. (New York: Vintage International, 1972).
——. Geist und Zeitgeist: Essays zur Kultur der Moderne, Paul Michael Lützeler, ed. (Frankfurt: Suhrkampf, 1997).
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