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.
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