Inversion of Revolutionary Ideals: A Study of the Tragic Essence of Georg Buechner's Dantons Tod, Ernst Toller's Masse Mensch, and Bertolt Brecht's Die Massnahme

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The dialectical principle of Hegel's theory of tragedy exposes the tragic essence of revolution: the totalized claims of revolutionary ideas contradict their particularized results. Dr. Chen's analysis of Georg Buchner's "Dantons Tod," Ernst Toller's "Masse Mensch," and Bertolt Brecht's "Die Massnahme" demonstrates that revolutionary theories employ structures of Hegel's interpretations of history. The revolutionary theories of history assume the role of the "Weltgeist" itself, whose implementation entails antihumanist ...

Inversion of Revolutionary Ideals: A Study of the Tragic Essence of Georg Buechner's Dantons Tod, Ernst Toller's Masse Mensch, and Bertolt Brecht's Die Massnahme 1998, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820437187

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