The Fin-de-Siecle: Its Roots and Aftermath
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What cultural, social, and political conditions gave rise to the fin-de-siecle spirit in the 19th and 20th centuries? Placing the phenomenon in a comparative context, this seminar explores the period's vibrant literature, its arts (Jugendstil), and the rise of crucial intellectual movements (psychoanalysis, relativism, aestheticism), including their persistence in the present.

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