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Connected by the Ear: The Media, Pedagogy, and Politics of the Romantic Lecture

Sean Franzel
Format
Book
Published
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780810129337 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0810129337 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780810129641 (hardcover), 0810129647 (hardcover)
Contents
  • Introduction : Connected by the ear
  • Part I. Scholarly persons, scholarly publics
  • From traditional to modern scholarly speech and Kant's provocation
  • "Hear him! hört ihn!" : scholarly lecturing in Berlin and the popular style of Karl Philipp Moritz
  • Enacting social communication in Fichte's 1794 "Several lectures on the vocation of the scholar"
  • Part II. Fictions of dialogue
  • Romantic literary criticism : staging oral sociability, staging the German nation
  • Romantic ideas of the university and the lecture as the "sanctuary of collective scholarly life"
  • Addressing the nation : political oratory and the monumentalization of the lecture
  • Conclusion : Toward an immanent critique of the Romantic lecture.
Description
x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-278) and index.
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