Chapter 4. Life and Writings 1760–1774

  1. John R. Betz

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch4

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

How to Cite

Betz, J. R. (2009) Life and Writings 1760–1774, in After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Illuminations: Theory and Religion

Book Series Editors:

  1. Catherine Pickstock,
  2. John Milbank and
  3. Graham Ward

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162463

Online ISBN: 9781444304572

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Keywords:

  • crusades of the philologist;
  • life and writings 1760–1774;
  • against purification of language;
  • Aesthetica in nuce: Eine Rhapsodie in Kabbalistischer Prose;
  • on “Solomon of Prussia” and high school drama;
  • Hamann's philological crusade against Prussian king, Frederick the Great;
  • Hamann–Herder connection;
  • satirical masterpiece and other writings

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Against the Purification of Language

  • The Magi and “The Knight of Faith”

  • Crusades of the Philologist

  • On “Solomon of Prussia” and High School Drama

  • The Hamann–Herder Connection

  • A Satirical Masterpiece and Other Writings