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Johan Ludvig Heiberg: Philosopher, Litterateur, Dramaturge, and Political Thinker Jon  Stewart

Johan Ludvig Heiberg: Philosopher, Litterateur, Dramaturge, and Political Thinker

Jon Stewart

Published September 1st 2008
ISBN : 9788763510967
Hardcover
546 pages
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 About the Book 

The polymath Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1791-1860) in many ways represented a kind of crossroads in the Danish Golden Age, where many different figures and cultural institutions converged. Although Heiberg has been studied for years in his native Denmark,MoreThe polymath Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1791-1860) in many ways represented a kind of crossroads in the Danish Golden Age, where many different figures and cultural institutions converged. Although Heiberg has been studied for years in his native Denmark, he has not enjoyed the same reception abroad. Recently, however, his work has begun to catch the eye of international scholars. Largely as a result of their efforts, Heiberg has now become a familiar name among the most recent generation of Anglophone and international researchers working in fields such as Scandinavian literature, Danish theater history, and Kierkegaard studies. Heiberg was one of the most versatile figures of his age, and the full scope of his activity and thought is still far from being adequately explored in the literature. The present collection features articles from leading Danish and international experts that reflect the different dimensions of Heibergs thought. The volume is thus interdisciplinary in an attempt t