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Words, Texts, Images

Selected papers from the Conference of University Teachers of German, University of Oxford, April 2001


Katrin Kohl and Ritchie Robertson

Contents: Andreas Musolff: ‘Zahnlücken auf der Schulter’: Mixed Metaphors in Ordinary Language and Public Discourse – Barbara Arnold: Lexikographische Studien zu August Klingemann – Birgit Röder: ‘Denn sie lebt nur, wenn sie singt!’ The Idealization of Art and Femininity in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Künstlernovellen – H. J. Hahn: ‘Einem gelang es...’. Die Grammatik der Natur in Novalis’ Die Lehrlinge zu Sais – Henk de Berg: The Sloterdijk Debate – Charlie Louth: Rilke on Capri – Simon Meacher: Peter Härtling’s Das Windrad: Anarchy and the Ecosocialist Solution – Peter Davies/Stephen Parker/Matthew Philpotts: The Modern Restoration? Revisiting the Periodization of German Literature 1930-1960 – Susan Tebbutt: Dark Strangers: The Role of Skin-Colour in Images of the Gypsy in Twentieth-Century Art – Andrew J. Webber: The Manipulation of Fantasy and Trauma in Orlacs Hände – Ben Morgan: The Masculine Body in the Films of Leni Riefenstahl – Astrid-Elke Kurth: Via Appia: Cruising the Traumatized Self – Joanne McNally: ‘Die Moorsoldaten’: From Circus-cum-Cabaret to International Anthem – Elizabeth Catling: ‘Theater ums Theater’: The Closure of Berlin’s Schiller-Theater – Mechthild Matheja-Theaker: ‘Aufschwung Ost?’ Poverty and the Transformation Process.