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Tuesday, 28 December

104. Left-Wing Melancholia: Heine and the Politics of Progress

8:30–9:45 a.m., Washington B, Loews

Program arranged by the North American Heine Society

Presiding: Roger F. Cook, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

1. “Heinrich Heine and Klaus Mann: Does the Angel of the Homeless Bear a Sword?” Benjamin Butt Robinson, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “Heine’s Irony and the Aesthetics of Political Discourse in Contemporary Media,” Karl-Heinz Maurer, Knox Coll.

3. “Consolations of Melancholia: Heinrich Heine, G√ľnter Grass, and the Limits of Reason in History,” Peter Alexander Gilgen, Cornell Univ.

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