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Re-inhabiting modernism: embodied cognition in German literature and thought 1910-1934

Abstract:

This thesis brings five German modernist texts into dialogue with contemporary cognitive studies. In doing so, it opens up a space from which to explore an often-neglected aspect of German modernist texts, namely their exploration of how one can re-situate oneself in unfamiliar environments. Rather than emphasising the alienation and isolation that these texts explore regarding the modern urban environment, this dialogue helps us focus on the more dynamic moments of use, responsiveness, co...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Subgroup:
German
Oxford college:
New College
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7388-8771

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Supervisor
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Programme:
The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages - New College Reynolds Fund
Funding agency for:
Peters, ME
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Grant:
Programme:
Jade Fonds
Funding agency for:
Peters, ME
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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