The red count : the life and times of Harry Kessler /

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Main Author: Easton, Laird McLeod, 1956-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
Series:Weimar and now ; 30.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Art and Politics in Modern Germany
  • Part 1. Family and Education
  • 1.. Pirates and Philosophers
  • 2.. From Ascot to Hamburg
  • 3.. At the University
  • 4.. From New York to Potsdam
  • Part 2. Apprenticeship
  • 5.. Berlin in the 1890s
  • 6.. Decadence and Renewal
  • 7.. A Change of Plans
  • Part 3. The Third Weimar
  • 8.. The New Weimar
  • 9.. The Culture of the Eye
  • 10.. A Theater of Dreams
  • 11.. The Rodin Scandal
  • Part 4. The Fever Curve
  • 12.. Greek Idylls
  • 13.. Hofmannsthal and Der Rosenkavalier
  • 14.. A Monument for Nietzsche
  • 15.. The Legend of Joseph
  • Part 5. War's Purifying Fire
  • 16.. Furor Teutonicus
  • 17.. Pax Germania
  • 18.. Propaganda and Peace Feelers
  • 19.. Apocalyptic Times
  • Part 6. The Red Count
  • 20.. The Lost Revolution
  • 21.. Pacifism and Its Discontents
  • 22.. Diplomatic Missions
  • 23.. American Interlude
  • 24.. Retreat from Politics
  • Part 7. The Path Downward
  • 25.. The Golden Twenties
  • 26.. Revenge of the Philistines
  • 27.. "And thus he left me"
  • Conclusion: A World Forever Lost?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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