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Ergebnisanzeige "Kafka’s Betrachtung – 100 Years On"
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelKafka’s Betrachtung – 100 Years On
BeschreibungKafka’s Betrachtung – 100 Years On

Wadham College, Oxford
Old Seminar Room

23 March 2012


2012 marks the centenary of the publication of Franz Kafka’s first book, Betrachtung. This offers an ideal opportunity to return to Kafka’s collection of short prose texts, which has long suffered critical neglect. With Betrachtung, Kafka takes stock of his achievements to date, assembling texts written over the course of at least half a decade, but he also prepares the ground for new literary ventures. The collection shows Kafka on the threshold of his ‘mature’ style, but at a stage when he was still more openly influenced by other literary and cultural paradigms, such as Symbolism, Expressionism and the new medium of film. The aim of the symposium is to put Betrachtung firmly back on the critical map, and to emphasise its significance for Kafka’s writings and for German literature as a whole. To this end, the symposium will combine close readings of Betrachtung with papers which will put the collection into its wider context(s): of Kafka’s oeuvre as a whole, of Modernist literature and culture, and of the literary tradition more generally.


Programme

9.00: Carolin Duttlinger (Oxford): Welcome and introduction



9.30-11.00:

Elizabeth Boa (Nottingham): Movement in Space: Topographies of Self and World in Betrachtung

Roland Reuß (Heidelberg): Handlung und Reflexion in Kafkas Geschichte 'Die Bäume'


11.30-13.00:

Benno Wagner (Siegen/Tamkang University, New Taipei City): Ausflug ins Gebirge: Topographie und Association bei Stifter, Nietzsche und Kafka

Manfred Engel (Univ. des Saarlandes): Bedeutungserzeugung: Zur Modifikation impressionistischer und symbolistischer Verfahren in Kafkas Betrachtung



14.00-15.30:

Gerhard Neumann (München/Berlin): Betrachtung: Zu Kafkas frühen Bewegungsstudien

Silke Horstkotte (Leipzig/Tübingen): Der Blick, die Geste: Stummfilmnarrativität in der Betrachtung



16.00-17.30:

Lucia Ruprecht (Cambridge): Virtuoso Underachievement in Kafka's Betrachtung

Ritchie Robertson (Oxford): 'Das Jahrhundert des Kindes': Children and Childhood in Kafka's Work


For further information and to register, please go to http://www.kafka-research.ox.ac.uk/activities/07kafka_Betrachtung.php
Registration deadline: 8 March 2012.

Convenor: Carolin Duttlinger
Hosted by the Oxford Kafka Research Centre.
Funded by the MHRA, the John Fell Fund, and the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Oxford University.
Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
Internetadressehttp://www.kafka-research.ox.ac.uk/activities/07kafka_Betrachtung.php
Verknüpfte Ressourcehttp://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Germanistik&mo...
VeranstaltungsortOxford
Anmeldeschluss08.03.2012
Beginn23.03.2012
Ende23.03.2012
BenutzerführungDeutsch
Ediert von  H-Germanistik
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