Helmut Huhn

Helmut HuhnIn human chemistry, Helmut Hühn (1961-) is a German romantic literature scholar noted for []

Overview
In 2010, Huhn was the editor of the 2010 Goethe’s Elective Affinities: Work and Research, on German polymath Johann Goethe's puzzle-laden physical chemistry based 1809 novella Elective Affinities, which is abstracted as follows: [1]

“In this hand-book-like collection of the timeline development Goethe’s famous Elective Affinities, renowned scientists and experts address new questions and perspectives for the interpretation of this complex work and take stock of the research. The novel and its narrative and times are specifically examined in an interdisciplinary and accessible manner. A detailed introduction, persons, subject index, and a bibliography of research used for orientation and usability is provided.”

The following are the contributors, listed per order of chapter contribution:

German
English
● Helmut Huhn (Wirklichkeit und Kunst. 200 Jahre Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Ernst Osterkamp (Einsamkeit und Entsagung in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Klaus Manger (Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften: Neu gelesen)
● Jochen Golz (Ein poetisches Entrée? Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften im Kontext des Sonettzyklus von 1807 und der Pandora-Dichtung)
● Harald Tausch (Das unsichtbare Labyrinth. Zur Parkgestaltung und Architektur in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Helmut Huhn (Ein >>tragischer Roman<<? Uberlegungen zu einem Romanexperiment), Birgit Sandkaulen (>>…uberall nur eine Natur …<<. Spinozas Ethik als Schlussel zu Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften?)
● Jan Urbich (>>Ein Zeichen sind wir, deutungslos<<. Uber die Funktion des dekonstruktivistischen Schriftbegriffes fur Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Reinhard Wegner (Zum Problem gesellschaftlicher Vorurteile und individueller Denkstorungen in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften Ein psychoanalytische Untersuchung)
● Temilo van Zantwijk ( Wissen sie, was sie tun? Literature, Ethik und Handlungstheore), Olaf Freidbach (Die Wahlverwandtschaften: Versuch einer wissenschafts-historischen Perspektivierung)
● Nicole Grochowina (Von der >>Dazwischenkunft eines Dritten<< - Geschlechterbeziehungen in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Marko Kreutzmann (Goethe als Gesellschaftskritiker. Zur Symolisierung sozialen Wandels in den Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Gerhard Muller (>>Alles eigentlich geimeinsame Gute muB durchdas unumschrankte Majestatsrecht gefordert warden<< - Gesellschaftlicher Umbruch und Refompolitik als zeithistorischer Hintergrund des Romans Die Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Benigna Carolin Kasztner (Das Werk im Schmerz. Anmerkungen zum Motiv des Kopfschmerzes), Stefan Blechschmidt (>>… eine Repositur fur das Gegenwartige, ein Archiv fur das Vergangene<<. Wer schafft Ordnung in den Wahlverwandtschaften?)
● Michael Maurer (Verfehlte Geburtstage und verpatzte Feste. Xeitkultur in den Wahlverwandtschaften), Susan Baumert (Zeit und Zeitkultur in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Jutta Heinz (>>Durch und durch materialistisch<< oder >> voll inner heiligen Lebens<<? Zur eitgennossischen Rezeption der Wahlverwandtschaften)
● Nikolas Immer (Goethes Erben. Wahlverwandtes bei Handke, Walser, Wellershoff)
● Elisabeth von Thadden (Das >>ungeheure Rechte<< der Gegenwart. Ubereilung, Mode und Verdrangung Gegenwart als Symptome eines verfehlten Zeitbewusstseins in Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften).
Helmut Huhn (reality and art. 200 years Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Ernst Osterkamp (loneliness and self-denial in Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Klaus Manger (Goethe's Elective Affinities: Read New)
Jochen Golz (A poetic starters? Goethe's Elective Affinities in the context of the sonnet cycle of 1807's box and seal)
Harald Tausch (the invisible maze. To Park Design and Architecture in Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Helmut Huhn (A >> << tragic novel? Considerations for a novel experiment), Birgit Sandkaulen (... >> << ... everywhere but one nature. Spinoza's ethics as the key to Goethe's Elective Affinities?)
Jan Urbich (>> We are a sign, << meaningless. About the role of deconstructive writing term for Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Reinhard Wegner (On the problem of social prejudice, and individual Denkstorungen in Goethe's Elective Affinities, A psychoanalytic study)
Temilo van Zantwijk (they know what they are doing Literature, Ethics and Handlungstheore?), Olaf Freidbach (Elective Affinities: Try a science-historical perspectivation)
Nicole Grochowina (By the intervention of a third party >> << - Gender relations in Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Marko Kreutzmann (Goethe as a social critic. Symolisierung to social change in the Elective Affinities)
Gerhard Muller (>> all really good geimeinsame MUB unrestrained role Majestatsrecht required bythe warden << - Social Change and reform policy as a time of historical background of the novel Elective Affinities)
Benigna Carolin Kasztner (The work in pain. Remarks to the subject of the headache), Stefan Blechschmidt (>> ... a Repositur for the Gegenwartige, an archive for the past << creates. Who rules in Elective Affinities?)
Michael Maurer (Missed birthdays and botched celebrations. Xeitkultur in Elective Affinities), Susan Baumert (time period and culture in Goethe's Elective Affinities)
Jutta Heinz (>> through and through materialistic << or >> full << sacred inner life? To eitgennossischen Reception of the elective affinities)
Nikolas Immer (Goethe's heirs. Choice akin to Handke, Walser, Wellershoff)
Elisabeth von Thadden (<< >> The vast rights of the present. Ubereilung, fashion and displacement present as symptoms of a missed time-consciousness in Goethe's Elective Affinities)

Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften (Werk Und Forschung) (2010)
Huhn's 2010 Goethe's Elective Affinities: Work and Research, in which he, supposedly, digs into the scholarly research and work done on this great novella. [1]
In the above group, supposedly, Stefan Blechschmidt discussed Elective Affinities in terms of the “the contemporary revolution in chemistry”. [3]

Education
Huhn completed his BA in philosophy in the German literature and art history department of the University of Marburg in 1984, completing his MA in similar studies in 1989, and his PhD in philosophy 1995, the latter both at the Free University of Berlin. [4] In 2012, Huhn was associated with the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena. [2]

See also
Goethe timeline
Elective Affinities: Illustrated, Annotated, and Decoded

References
1. Hühn, Helmut. (2010). Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften: Werk Und Forschung (Goethe’s Elective Affinities: Work and Research). Walter de Gruyter.
2. Helmut Hung (faculty) – Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena.
3. (a) Blechschmidt, Stefan. (2010). "A Repository for the Present, an Archive of the Past: Who creates Order in Elective Affinities?” (“…eine Repositure für das Gegenwärtige, ein Archiv für das Vergangene”. Wer schafft Ordnung in den Wahlverwandtschaften?”), in: Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften: Werk Und Forschung (Goethe’s Elective Affinities: Work and Research) (editor: Helmut Huhn) (pgs. 383-402). Walter de Gruyter.
(b) Bersier, Gabrielle. (2012). “Goethe’s Die Wahlverwandtschaften [Elective Affinities]: A Scholarly Bicentennial” (abs), Eighteenth-Century Studies, 45(4):613-16.
4. Helmut Huhn (faculty) (German → English) – University of Jena.

Further reading
● Huhn, Helmut, and Vigus, James. (2012). Symbol and Intuition: Comparative Studies in Kantian and Romantic-Period Aesthetics (abs). Legenda.

External links
Hühn, Helmut – WorldCat Identities.

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