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Winter Facets

Traces and Tropes of the Cold


Andrea Dortmann

Contents: German Literature – Literature and Science – Snow and Ice Configurations – Liminality – Transience – Melancholia – Organic vs. Inorganic Nature – Representations of Winter – Authors treated: Goethe, Thomas Mann, L. Tieck, Brockes, Felix Braun, George, Rilke, Robert Walser, Kepler, Descartes, Robert Hooke, Bentley, Kant, Stifter, Georg Hermann, Kafka, Capek, Hebbel, Keller, C.F. Meyer, Max Dauthenday and Saint-John Perse.