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The Politics of the Unpolitical

German Writers and the Problem of Power, 1770-1871



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The Politics of the Unpolitical by Gordon A. Craig
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Craig deals with a question that has always been a point of controversy: do political writers have responsibility and are they obliged to show political engagement in their works? Craig answers this question by studying ten German writers from 1770-1871, among them Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, and Heine and finds that these `unpolitical' writers were actively engaged in their politics.

Author Biography

Gordon A. Craig is J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He is the author of numerous books including The Politics of the Prussian Army, 1640-1945 (1955), and Force and Statecraft
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May 11th, 1995
Country of Publication
United States
Oxford University Press Inc
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