Beyond Theory: Eighteenth-Century German Literature and the Poetics of Irony


A Choice ?Outstanding Academic Book for 1995? In a book of rare breadth of vision, Benjamin Bennett offers a new interpretation of the eighteenth century. He provides nuanced re-evaluations of Goethe, Herder, H'lderlin, Kleist, Lessing, Schiller, and Kant, as well as many other poets and philosophers. He seeks to trace the process by which modernity emerged in eighteenth-century German thought.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • B. B.
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Ithaca, NY
Publication year:
  • 1993