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Nature after Romanticism. Literary explorations of the natural world in the works of Heine, Lenau, and Droste-Hülshoff

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During the Biedermeier period, literary representations of nature came to incorporate perspectives from the increasingly dominant natural sciences alongside the aesthetic conventions concerning the depiction of nature inherited from the late eighteenth century.

In a comparative study, the following thesis investigates how three of the period’s most prolific writers, Heinrich Heine, Nikolaus Lenau, and Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, explored the natural world through a variety of li...

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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Subgroup:
German
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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