Hermes disguised : literary hermeneutics and the interpretation of literature
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Hermes disguised : literary hermeneutics and the interpretation of literature Kleist, Grillparzer, Fontane by Jeffrey M. Peck

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Published by P. Lang in Berne .
Written in English


  • Kleist, Heinrich von, -- 1777-1811.,
  • Grillparzer, Franz, -- 1791-1872.,
  • Fontane, Theodor, -- 1819-1898.,
  • Hermeneutics,
  • Criticism -- Germany -- History -- 19th century,
  • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 317-336.

StatementJeffrey M. Peck.
SeriesEuropean university studies. Series I, German language and literature = Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe I, Deutsche Sprache und Literatur -- v. 602, Europäische Hochschulschriften -- Bd. 602
LC ClassificationsPN92 P4 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. --
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22459030M
ISBN 103261032324

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Abstract. By ‘hermeneutics’ we mean the theory of word contains a reference to Hermes, the messenger of the Gods in Greek mythology. Hermes’ task was to explain to humans the decisions and plans of their : Werner G. Jeanrond. The term hermeneutics refers to the interpretation of a given text, speech, or symbolic expression (such as art). However, it is also used to designate attempts to theorize the conditions under which such interpretation is possible. Hermeneutics The Science of Interpretation Hermeneutics is the science of biblical interpretation. Hermes was the Greek god who served as the messenger for the gods. Hermes was responsible for interpreting the will of the gods. Derived from a Greek word connected with the name of the god Hermes, the reputed messenger and interpreter of the gods. It would be wrong to infer from this that the word denotes the interpretation or exegesis of Sacred has restricted the meaning of hermeneutics to the science of Biblical exegesis, that is, to the collection of rules which govern the right interpretation of.