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Crisis and form in Ingeborg Bachmann's late verse and prose: an aesthetic examination of the poetic drafts of the 1960s

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This thesis demonstrates the aesthetic impact of crisis on Ingeborg Bachmann's late verse and prose. It examines poetic drafts written during a period of personal breakdown in the 1960s, which have largely been received as documents of personal suffering, and identifies these texts as a radical stage of writing that was to prove formally significant for Bachmann's development of the prose "Todesarten"-Projekt. This thesis draws on the new material made available with the publication...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Queen's College, The
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty - German

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Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:bdad508f-d96c-4480-8fa3-87f1b648e41d
Local pid:
ora:11455

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