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2010 | 9 | 3(28) | 265-282
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LITERATURE, EXISTENCE, 'BLOSSES LEBEN'. ELECTIVE AFFINITIES OF PETER SZONDI (Literatura, egzystencja, 'blosses Leben'. Petera Szondiego powinowactwa z wyboru)

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This article presents the life and work of Peter Szondi, a German literary scholar and the creator of literary hermeneutics and modern comparative studies in postwar Germany, and a careful interpreter of Friedrich Schleiermacher, Friedrich Hölderlin, Walter Benjamin, and Paul Celan. Using a philosophical category of 'naked/bare life' (Giorgio Agamben's notion), the author of the article interprets the work of Szondi as an attempt to rewrite - through the authors that Szondi analyzed and commented on, especially Paul Celan and Walter Benjamin - his own biography. On such a reading, the late work of Peter Szondi would be an attempt to overcome the traumatic war experiences, including the loss of identity and language.
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  • Lukasz Musial, no data
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10PLAAAA088411
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bwmeta1.element.7e490582-5a65-3adc-9a7f-c543e16b4b88
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