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Theodor Fontane and the European context : literature, culture and society in Prussia and Europe : proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Symposium at the Institute of Germanic Studies, University of London in March 1999 /
edited by Patricia Howe and Helen Chambers.
Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 2001.
270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. 7
Fontane and the European Context: Introductionp. 11
Fontane's Writing and the Problem of "Reality" in Philosophy and Literaturep. 15
Of Grieving Girls and Suicidal Soldiers: Theodor Fontane and Ferdinand von Saarp. 33
Schach von Wuthenow: Interpreters and Interpretantsp. 43
Theodor Fontane and France: A Problematic Encounterp. 63
Problems of Translation, Arising from the Context of Fontane's Worksp. 77
Night Air: Effi Briest and other Novels by Fontanep. 85
Hedda Gabler, Effi Briest and "The Ibsen Effect"p. 95
Prussian Decadence: Schach von Wuthenow in an International Contextp. 105
Tellers and Listeners in Effi Briestp. 119
"A visibly-appointed stopping-place": Narrative Endings at the End of the Centuryp. 137
Aristocracy and Bourgeoisie in Late Nineteenth-century Prussia and England: Comparing Processes of Individualisation in Fontane and Trollopep. 153
Fontane and Stendhal: Mediators of a European Idea of Intellectual Nobilityp. 167
Haunted Realism: Beckett through Fontanep. 181
Theodor Fontane and the Nineteenth-century Italian Novel: A Contrastive Comparisonp. 197
Fontane's Effi Briest and Eca de Queiros's Primo Bazilio: Two Novels of Adultery in the Context of European Realismp. 207
Fontane and Turgenev: Two Kinds of Realismp. 217
Fontane's and Georg Hermann's Berlin: Relationships with Contemporary Berlin Paintingp. 231
Panoramic Views in Fontane. Galdos and Clarin: An Essay on Female Blindnessp. 253
List of Illustrationsp. 265
Notes on Contributorsp. 267
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