CFP: Poetics of Architecture (3/15/07; MLA '07)

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Daniel Purdy
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2007 MLA in Chicago

The Poetics of Architecture

How do Germans writing around 1800 represent the experience of
constructed space? How is the perception of architecture related to
travel? What aesthetic aspirations do Goethe and his contemporaries
associate with idealized buildings? How does Goethe help construct a
history of architectural styles? What is the relationship between
Classicist aesthetics and German architectural histories written in
the nineteenth century? Please submit 200 word proposals to Daniel
Purdy ( by 15 March 2007.

--Daniel PurdyAssociate Professor &Director of Graduate Studies,Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and LiteraturesThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, Pennsylvania 16802302A Burrowes814 865 1353 ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Thu Mar 08 2007 - 22:43:49 EST