Iqbal and Goethe : A Note

The recourse to Goethe plays an important role in the work of Mohammad Iqbal (1873-1938), one of the few important writers from the Indian subcontinent who knew German literature. Iqbal situates his own writing in the co
The recourse to Goethe plays an important role in the work of Mohammad Iqbal (1873-1938), one of the few important writers from the Indian subcontinent who knew German literature. Iqbal situates his own writing in the context of western colonial expansion and the corresponding world-historical loss of power of Islam in the East. The recourse to Goethe becomes an import reference point in his work. It enables him to stylise himself as a Messenger of the East in reply to Goethe as a representative of the West. By establishing a comparative cultural constellation with his German predecessor Iqbal affirms a cultural position consisting of a mode of historical complaint and cultural revival.
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Author:Anil Bhatti
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-233499
URL:http://www.goethezeitportal.de/fileadmin/PDF/db/wiss/goethe/bhatti_iqbal.pdf
Parent Title (German):Goethezeitportal
Publisher:Goethezeitportal
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2011/11/23
Year of first Publication:2005
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2011/11/23
SWD-Keyword:Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; Iqbal, Mohammed; Ost-West-Beziehungen
Pagenumber:15
First Page:1
Last Page:15
Institutes:Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:830 Literaturen germanischer Sprachen; Deutsche Literatur
Sammlungen:GiNDok
Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
BDSL-Classification:BDSL-Klassifikation: 13.00.00 Goethezeit > 13.14.00 Zu einzelnen Autoren
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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