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Title

Tales of Talismans: E.T.A. Hoffmann and Fetishism

Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2012

Author's School

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Author's Department

Germanic Languages and Literatures

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degree Type

Dissertation

Abstract

I examine magical objects as fetishes and talismans in four of E.T.A. Hoffmann's tales, Rat Krespel (1819), Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1819), Das öde Haus (1817), and Der Elementargeist (1821).

Language

English (en)

Chair and Committee

Paul Michael Lutzeler

Committee Members

Lynne Tatlock, Matt Erlin, Jennifer Kapczynski, Gerald Izenberg, Pascal Ifri

Comments

Permanent URL: https://doi.org/10.7936/K7PZ56SS

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