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Title Forms of life : aesthetics and biopolitics in German culture / Andreas Gailus.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020.
©2020

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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 383 pages).
Series Signale: modern German letters, culture, and thought
Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 17, 2020).
Subject Vitalism in literature.
German literature -- History and criticism.
Biopolitics -- Germany.
Aesthetics, German.
Germany.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents The Cognition of Life and the Life of Cognition (Kant) -- Metamorphoses of Form (Goethe) -- Enter the Hybrid (Kleist) -- Life as Will (Nietzsche) -- Brains (Benn) -- The Infinite Specificity of Life (Musil).
The Cognition of Life and the Life of Cognition (Kant) -- Metamorphoses of Form (Goethe) -- Enter the Hybrid (Kleist) -- Life as Will (Nietzsche) -- Brains (Benn) -- The Infinite Specificity of Life (Musil).
Summary "Forms of Life brings the works of Kant, Goethe, Kleist, Nietzsche, Freud, Wittgenstein, Benn, Musil and others into critical conversation with contemporary discussions of vitalism and biopolitics" Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: Gailus, Andreas, 1960- Forms of life Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020. 9781501749803