A Scholar's Tale: Intellectual Journey of a Displaced Child of Europe
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BeschreibungOver the years, Geoffrey Hartman has been a pivotal figure in the humanities. In his first book, in 1954, he helped establish the study of Romanticism as key to the problems of modernity. This title describes his early education, uncanny sense of vocation, and development as a literary scholar and cultural critic.
PortraitGEOFFREY HARTMAN is Sterling Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Yale, and Project Director of its Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. His most recent books are The Geoffrey Hartman Reader (Fordham), winner of the Truman Capote Prize for Literary Criticism in Honor of Newton Arvin; Scars of the Spirit; The Longest Shadow; and a new edition of Criticism in the Wilderness.
Pressestimmen"Illuminates the evolution of a career at some of the most exciting and volatile moments in literary studies in the United States in the last half of the century.... Its erudition and intellectual range and curiosity are absolutely astounding.... An invaluable record and a moving book." - Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: FORDHAM UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2007
Seitenanzahl: 195 Seiten