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    Suzanne L. Marchand. German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Religion, Race, and Scholarship. Xxxiv + 526 Pp., Bibl., Index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. $60. [REVIEW]Tuska Benes - 2011 - Isis 102 (1):188-189.
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    Transcending Babel in the Cultural Translation of Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866).Tuska Benes - 2011 - Modern Intellectual History 8 (1):61-90.
    A tension between cosmopolitanism and nationalism characterizes the career of the poetckert. The German orientalist and mentor to Paul de Lagarde translated remarkable quantities of Sanskrit, Farsi, and Arabic verse, while earning popular acclaim for his Biedermeier celebrations of the German Heimat. The contradiction in these scholarly pursuits can be reconciled by examining the intersection of the local, national, and global in Rckert expected to transform German into a universal language of spiritual reconciliation, thereby transcending Babel and distinguishing the German (...)
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