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Ziolkowski, Theodore

Works: 128 works in 652 publications in 4 languages and 27,446 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Art  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Translator, Honoree, Other, Creator
Classifications: PT2617.E85, 833.912
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Most widely held works about Theodore Ziolkowski
Most widely held works by Theodore Ziolkowski
Hesse; a collection of critical essays by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and German and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings by Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, and Martin Buber are included in this examination of Hesse's style, philosophy, and achievements
My belief; essays on life and art by Hermann Hesse( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Hermann Hesse : a study in theme and structure by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of five decades by Hermann Hesse( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three stories arranged in chronological order that are primarily concerned with the authors own secret
Fictional transfigurations of Jesus by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimensions of the modern novel by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictor's metamorphoses, and other fantasies by Hermann Hesse( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German romanticism and its institutions by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in German and English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Ziolkowski explores five institutions--mining, law, madhouses, universities, and museums--that provide the socio-historical context for German Romantic culture. He shows how German writers and thinkers helped to shape these five institutions, all of which assumed their modern form during the Romantic period, and how these social structures in turn contributed to major literary works through image, plot, character, and theme.--From publisher description
Hermann Broch by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical essay and brief biographical sketch
Disenchanted images : a literary iconology by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Hesse by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mirror of justice : literary reflections of legal crises by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using principles from the anthropological theory of legal evolution, the book locates the works in their legal contexts and traces through them the gradual dissociation over the centuries of law and morality. It thereby associates and illuminates these masterpieces from an original point of view and contributes a new dimension to the study of literature and law
Virgil and the moderns by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil has permeated modern culture like no other icon of Western civilization. In the United States, for example, three of his phrases appear on the dollar bill, and his Aeneid was often cited as a model for the nation's westward expansion. Theodore Ziolkowski traces the impact of the Roman poet into the twentieth century, showing how the Aeneid the Eclogues and the Georgics supplied the patterns, images, values, and often the very words used in key works of modern literature. Focusing on American and European writing produced between 1914 and 1945 - when Virgil figured prominently in works by Auden, Broch, Eliot, Frost, and Gide, and by Tate, Ungaretti, Valery and Wilder - this comparative analysis reveals a major cultural period in a fascinating new light
The view from the tower : origins of an antimodernist image by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immediately after World War I, four major European and American poets and thinkers - W.B. Yeats, Robinson Jeffers, R.M. Rilke, and C.G. Jung - moved into towers as their principal habitations. Taking this striking coincidence as its starting point, this book sets out to locate modern turriphilia in its cultural context and to explore the biographical circumstances that motivated the four writers to choose their unusual retreats. From the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the ivory towers of the fin de siecle, the author traces the emergence of a variety of symbolic associations with the proud towers of the past, ranging from spirituality and intellect to sexuality and sequestration
Soul of the age : selected letters of Hermann Hesse, 1891-1962 by Hermann Hesse( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout his life, Herman Hesse was a devoted letter writer. He corresponded, not just with friends and family, but also with his readers. From his letters home from the seminary at age fourteen, to his last letters, written days before his death at eighty-five, this selection gives a sense of the author of some of the most widely read books of the century
Modes of faith : secular surrogates for lost religious belief by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the decades surrounding World War I, religious belief receded in the face of radical new ideas such as Marxism, modern science, Nietzschean philosophy, and critical theology, Modes of Faith addresses both this decline of religious belief and the new modes of secular faith that took religion's place in the minds of many writers and poets."--Jacket
Gilgamesh among us : modern encounters with the ancient epic by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's oldest work of literature, the Epic of Gilgamesh recounts the adventures of the semimythical Sumerian king of Uruk and his ultimately futile quest for immortality after the death of his friend and companion, Enkidu, a wildman sent by the gods. Gilgamesh was deified by the Sumerians around 2500 BCE, and his tale as we know it today was codified in cuneiform tablets around 1750 BCE and continued to influence ancient cultures--whether in specific incidents like a world-consuming flood or in its quest structure--into Roman times. The epic was, however, largely forgotten, until the cuneiform tablets were rediscovered in 1872 in the British Museum's collection of recently unearthed Mesopotamian artifacts. In the decades that followed its translation into modern languages, the Epic of Gilgamesh has become a point of reference throughout Western culture. In Gilgamesh among Us, Theodore Ziolkowski explores the surprising legacy of the poem and its hero, as well as the epic's continuing influence in modern letters and arts. This influence extends from Carl Gustav Jung and Rainer Maria Rilke's early embrace of the epic's significance--"Gilgamesh is tremendous!" Rilke wrote to his publisher's wife after reading it--to its appropriation since World War II in contexts as disparate as operas and paintings, the poetry of Charles Olson and Louis Zukofsky, novels by John Gardner and Philip Roth, and episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Xena: Warrior Princess. -- Besedilo z zavihka
Lure of the arcane : the literature of cult and conspiracy by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascination with the arcane is a driving force in this comprehensive survey of conspiracy fiction. Theodore Ziolkowski traces the evolution of cults, orders, lodges, secret societies, and conspiracies through various literary manifestations--drama, romance, epic, novel, opera--down to the thrillers of the twenty-first century
Scandal on stage : European theater as moral trial by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziolkowski analyses how the outrage caused by controversial plays or productions reflects the moral standards of the time
Minos and the moderns : Cretan myth in twentieth-century literature and art by Theodore Ziolkowski( Book )

20 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction : the modernization of myth -- Europa and the bull : sex, society, and politics -- The minotaur : the beast within and the threat outside -- The other Cretans : alienation, invention, liberation -- Conclusion : the modernity of myth
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Theodore Ziolkowski US-amerikanischer Germanist

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Ziolkowski, Theodore 1932-

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Циолковский, Теодор

English (279)

German (25)

Spanish (8)

French (1)

Fictional transfigurations of JesusPictor's metamorphoses, and other fantasiesGerman romanticism and its institutionsThe mirror of justice : literary reflections of legal crisesVirgil and the modernsThe view from the tower : origins of an antimodernist imageSoul of the age : selected letters of Hermann Hesse, 1891-1962Modes of faith : secular surrogates for lost religious belief