Adolf Glassbrenner

His Development from 'Jungdeutscher' to 'Vormärzler'

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Adolf Glassbrenner (1810–1876) was a German humorist and satirist. The aim of this study is to show that Glassbrenner’s writings were rooted within the abstract idealism of the Young Germans. Special focus lies on the period between 1840 and 1849, Glassbrenner’s most active writing period, and representing most closely the elements of Humor and Tendenz.

This study is of interest to everyone who wants to know more about the ideas behind the writings of Adolf Glassbrenner, but also to those who want to make a first acquaintance with this famous German writer.

[German Language and Literature Monographs, 6]  1974.  x, 159 pp.
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Table of Contents
I. Introduction and the Present State of Glassbrenner Research
1
II. Glassbrenner's use of the Popular Tradition within the Young German Literary Movement
23
III. Glassbrenner's View of the Common Man in Berlin during the 1830's
41
IV. The Vormärz Lyric: A Call to Freedom
67
V. The Characters: The Task of Preparing the Lower Middle Class for Revolutionary Action
87
VI. The Epic—Der Neue Reineke Fuchs (1846): An Attack on the Church and Feudalism
107
VII. The Petty Bourgeoisie as Carriers of Democratic Ideals
129
VIII. Conclusion
145
Bibliography
149
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Townsend, Mary Lee
1987. The Politics of Humor: Adolph Glassbrenner and the Rediscovery of the Prussian Vormärz (1815–48). Central European History 20:1  pp. 29 ff. Crossref logo

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Literature & Literary Studies

Germanic literature & literary studies

Philosophy

Philosophy
BIC Subject: HP – Philosophy
BISAC Subject: PHI000000 – PHILOSOPHY / General
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