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n Acta Germanica : German Studies in Africa - Marc Falkenberg, Studies in Modern German Literature, ed. by Peter D. G. Brown : Buchbesprechungen

Volume 33, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1273
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Extracted from text ... Buchbesprechungen 131 Marc Falkenberg, Rethinking the Uncanny in Hoffmann and Tieck. Studies in Modern German Literature, ed. by Peter D. G. Brown. Oxford/Bern: Peter Lang 2005 In his sophisticated study of the genealogy of the "uncanny", Marc Falkenberg restores Ernst Jentsch to his rightful place which has been denied to him by Freud in his more famous essay The Uncanny in which he analyzed this phenomenon with specific refer-ence to a literary text by E.T.A. Hoffmann, The Sandman, that had already been used by Jentsch as an example of the "uncanny". In contrast to Freud who traces the "uncanny" ..

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