- List of Contributors
- References to Kierkegaard's Works
- Abbreviations of Titles of Kierkegaard's Works
- The Textual Inheritance
- Kierkegaard and the End of the Danish Golden Age
- Kierkegaard and Copenhagen
- Kierkegaard and German Idealism
- Kierkegaard and Romanticism
- Kierkegaard and the Church
- Kierkegaard and Greek Philosophy
- Kierkegaard and the Bible
- Kierkegaard and the History of Theology
- Pseudonyms and ‘Style’
- Selfhood and ‘Spirit’
- Formation and the Critique of Culture
- Time and History
- Kierkegaard's Theology
- Society, Politics, and Modernity
- Translating Kierkegaard
- Kierkegaard and Nietzsche
- Kierkegaard and Heidegger
- Kierkegaard and Phenomenology
- Kierkegaard and Postmodernism
- Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, and the Wittgensteinian Tradition
- Kierkegaard and Moral Philosophy: Some Recent Themes
- Kierkegaard as Theologian: A History of Countervailing Interpretations
- Kierkegaard and Modern European Literature
- Kierkegaard and English Language Literature
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter examines the influence of Soren Kierkegaard on modern European literature. It suggests that Kierkegaard's contribution to the formation of a linguistic and aesthetic norm was represented by three of his most literary works: , , and . The chapter also analyses the works of European authors who derived inspiration from Kierkegaard's ideas and those authors who drew their material from his historical existence.
Leonardo F. Lisi is Assistant Professor in the Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce (Fordham, 2012), as well as numerous articles on Kierkegaard and European modernism. An executive editor of the comparative literature issue of MLN, Lisi is also a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism.
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