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Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture

David B. Denn
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107020498, 1107020492
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Contents
  • Foundations of Nazi cultural history.
  • The "Germanic" origins of western culture
  • Vox volkish
  • The western tradition as political and patriotic
  • The western tradition as anti-semitic
  • The archenemy incarnate
  • Blind to the light.
  • Classicism romanticized
  • Intolerance toward enlightenment
  • Forging steel romanticism
  • Romantic music as "our greatest legacy"
  • Modern dilemmas.
  • Realist paradox and expressionist confusion
  • Nordic existentialists and volkish founders
  • Music after Wagner
  • "Holy" war and Weimar "crisis"
  • Heralds of the front experience
  • Weimar culture wars 1: defending German spirit from "Circumcision"
  • Weimar culture wars 2: combatting "degeneracy"
  • Nazi "solutions"
  • "Honor your German masters"
  • The Nazi "renaissance"
  • Kultur at war.
Description
xvi, 541 p. : ill. ; 24cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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