This volume brings together the proceedings of a symposium to mark the retirement of Eda Sagarra from the Chair of German (founded 1776) at Trinity College Dublin. It addresses the themes of her major research field, the 19th century as an epoch of literary, social and cultural history. The 'difficulties' of cultural memory of an era which - with varying emphases - has been characterized as the century of liberty, of ideologies, of sciences, of historicism or of realism, are examined from a variety of perspectives in the light of postmodern deconstruction of both literature and history.... be complemented by a paper on the image of Germany abroad, specifically in texts by nineteenth-century Irish travellers. ... While British travel accounts to Germany have received considerable attention over the years, not least from German Anglisten, a the stories of ... in any substantial fashion with Ireland or with specifically Irish issues such as the Irish question. ... In: The Scarlet Quarterly 5 ( 1991), pp.
|Title||:||Das schwierige 19. Jahrhundert|
|Author||:||Jürgen Barkhoff, Gilbert Carr, Roger Paulin|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2000-01-01|