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Theology and Dehumanization

Trauma, Grief, and Pathological Mourning in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century German Thought and Literature- Edited by Gail K. Hart- In Collaboration with Ursula Mahlendorf, Thomas P. Saine and Hans Medick


Gail K. Hart

Contents: Trauma and Grief in Early Modern Central Europe: The Contours of the Problem – A Brief History of Consolation: Ancient and Early Christian Contexts - Early Modern German Protestant Trostschriften – Trauma in the Seventeenth Century – Critical-Theoretical Interlude I: Freudian Paradigms and German Literary Criticism – Pietist Grief, Empfindsamkeit, and Werther – Critical-Theoretical Interlude II: Moritz and Nietzsche on Ausschweifung as Repression – Feminine Identity Formation in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre – Trauma and Memory in the Wahlverwandtschaften.