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Geschichte des Georg-Büchner-Preises 9783110190694

Geschichte des Georg-Büchner-Preises

Soziologie eines Rituals

ISBN-10: 3110190699
ISBN-13: 9783110190694
PUBLISHER: Walter De Gruyter Incorporated
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Das Ritual der Preisverleihung ist l#65533;ngst ein wichtiges Machtinstrument im Kulturbetrieb geworden. In Deutschland werden j#65533;hrlich allein #65533;ber siebenhundert Literaturpreise vergeben. Die Analyse besch#65533;ftigt sich mit Struktur, Durchf#65533;hrung und sozialer Wirkung von Preisverleihungen im Allgemeinen. Dar#65533;ber hinaus wird exemplarisch die bedeutendste Auszeichnung f#65533;r deutschsprachige Literatur untersucht: der Georg-B#65533;chner-Preis. Im Mittelpunkt stehen u. a. die Geschichte und die jeweilige gesellschaftspolitische Funktion des B#65533;chnerpreises seit 1923 im Zusammenspiel mit der deutschen Geschichte von der Weimarer bis zur Berliner Republik sowie die Bedeutung des Namenspatrons Georg B#65533;chner f#65533;r die nach ihm benannte Auszeichnung. Auf diese Weise tritt das vielschichtige Portrait eines bedeutenden Impulsgebers im deutschen Kulturleben hervor, dessen politisch-literarischer Doppelcharakter den B#65533;chnerpreis immer wieder zum Politikum gemacht hat.

Ausgehend vom ritualwissenschaftlichen Ansatz unternimmt die Analyse mit Hilfe kultursoziologischer Determinanten Pierre Bourdieus den Versuch, den klassischen Methodenkanon der Literaturwissenschaft um ethnologisch-anthropologische und soziologische Denk- und Arbeitsweisen zu erweitern.

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