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In Babels Shadow: Language, Philology, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Germany Tuska Benes

In Babels Shadow: Language, Philology, and the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Tuska Benes

Published August 27th 2008
ISBN : 9780814333044
Hardcover
418 pages
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Situating German language scholarship in relation to European nationalism, 19th century notions of race and ethnicity, the methodologies of humanistic inquiry, and debates over the interpretation of scripture, Benes investigates how the German nationMoreSituating German language scholarship in relation to European nationalism, 19th century notions of race and ethnicity, the methodologies of humanistic inquiry, and debates over the interpretation of scripture, Benes investigates how the German nation came to be defined as a linguistic community.