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By the rivers of Babylon : Heinrich…

By the rivers of Babylon : Heinrich Heine's late songs and…

by Roger F. Cook

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Roger Cook offers an analysis of Heine's vehement renunciation of the Hegelian ideas that had shaped his earlier conception of history. Refuting accepted opinions that this shift in thought was a displaced opposition to social developments, Cook contends that these late writings represent Heine's consistent rejection of idealist philosophy and reveal Heine's new understanding of poetry's role as a transmitter of myth.

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