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Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History

German Freedom and the Greek Ideal

The Cultural Legacy from Goethe to Mann

Authors: McGrath, W.

Editors: Applegate, C., Frontz, S., Marchand, S. (Eds.)

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This book traces this German idea of freedom from the late Enlightenment through the early twentieth century. McGrath shows how German intellectual and artists invoked the ancient Greeks in order to inspire Germans to cultural renewal and to enrich their understanding of freedom as something deeper and more urgent that political life could offer.

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William J. McGrath was Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Rochester where he taught modern European thought and ancient history and was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1978. Following a Fulbright fellowship year in Vienna, Professor McGrath completed his doctorate in 1965 at the University of California at Berkeley. He taught at the University of Chicago before moving to Rochester in 1971.

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
German Freedom and the Greek Ideal
Book Subtitle
The Cultural Legacy from Goethe to Mann
Authors
Editors
  • C. Applegate
  • S. Frontz
  • S. Marchand
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
William J. McGrath, Celia Applegate, Stephanie Frontz, and Suzanne Marchand
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36948-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137369482
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36947-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47497-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 236
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
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