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Author Tucker, Brian, 1976-

Title Reading riddles [electronic resource] : rhetorics of obscurity from Romanticism to Freud / Brian Tucker.

Imprint Lewisburg, N.Y. : Bucknell University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 198 p.
Series New studies in the age of Goethe
New studies in the age of Goethe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I -- Riddle and obscurity in early romanticism -- From irritant to ideal: the transvaluation of riddle -- The closed circle of criticism -- Alethic aesthetics: Hegel's riddle of the symbol -- Wordplay and identity in Tieck's early prose -- Pt. II -- Reading the psyche: the human riddle -- The inaugural gesture of psychoanalysis -- The joke and its other: toward a Freudian concept of riddle -- The riddle as Freud's textual model -- Trauma and the other Oedipus complex.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
German literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
German literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Riddles in literature.
Symbolism in literature.
Romanticism -- Germany.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780838757710 (alk. paper)
9781611480290 (e-book)

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