Ähnlichkeit, Kulturbeobachtung und Kafkas Affe

Translated title of the contribution: Similarity, Cultural Observation and Kafka's Ape

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The book chapter introduces the history of the concept of similarity and tests its usefulness for cultural observation.
It uses as case study Kafka's short story A Report to the Academy to exemplify theoretical dilemmas in current cultural theories and how the concept of similarity might help to properly address them.
Translated title of the contributionSimilarity, Cultural Observation and Kafka's Ape
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationThe World Within
Subtitle of host publicationSelf-Perception and Images of the Other in German Literature and Cultures
EditorsAndrea Bandhauer, Tristan Lay, Yixu Lü, Peter Morgan
Place of PublicationNorth Melbourne Vic Australia
PublisherAustralian Scholarly Publishings Pty Ltd
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781925801354
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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