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4. Heroism Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro (1855) His parents escaped with their three-year-old son Samuel from a plantation in Maryland in 1820. After they reached New Jersey and later, New York, Ward began a career as a teacher, pastor, journalist and political candidate for the Liberty Party. Not least, he became a well-known abolitionist and active public speaker, and quickly entered the league of Black leaders in the nineteenth century. He was renowned for his sharp rhetoric as an orator, and has been “ranked next to Frederick Douglass

Aspekte einer Semiotik des Heroischen vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart
Zur Ästhetik des Heroischen im Drama des Siècle classique
Series: Lettre
Der Kyffhäuserbund von 1918 bis 1933
Series: Histoire, 172
Narrative and Autoethnography as Theory
Studien zum Sport der modernen Gesellschaft
Series: KörperKulturen
Spitzensport in postheroischen Zeiten

Contents Acknowledgments | 7 Introduction | 9 1. Fugitive Borders | 13 2. Religion | 35 3. Radicalism | 59 4. Heroism | 101 5. Community | 151 Conclusion | 199 Bibliography | 205

-first century reveals that the heroization of dogs is not exceptional at all. In fact, it is so ubiquitous that it begs for a scholarly analysis. This chapter therefore explores how dogs are heroized in twenty-first-cen- tury U.S. culture, focusing on nonfictional accounts of dogs serving in mili- tary and quasi-military contexts. By doing so, it seeks to combine heroism studies and Human-Animal Studies to explore interactions between humans and animals and the ways in which humans use animals to make sense of their world. Animals help in constructing identities and

paper thus provides a contribution to the study of expressionist translation during World War I, to the internationality of the German avant-garde and to the changing attitude of German intellectuals from war enthusiasm to war criticism. Title: »What Remains of Heroism?« Clandestine Authorship in Klabund’s Chinese Poetic Adaptations Dumpfe Trommel und berauschtes Gong (Muffled Drum and Intoxi- cated Gong, 1915) Keywords: Klabund (1890-1928); poetic adaptation; World War I; German Expres- sionism; Li Bai (701-762) Die bis heute unterschätzte Internationalität der