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The dash inserted in the middle stretches the word across the line and extends, if only slightly, the time that is required to read it. At the same time, the dash indicates an absence of sound as the command becomes “weaker and weaker,” the filtering out of an extended vowel due to the growing distance between speaker and listener, leaving only the surrounding consonants audible. Liliencron’s onomatopoeic descriptions of sound and his strategic use of punctuation serve as reality effects intended both to recreate the chaotic experiences of 41 “Hinter uns klang häufig das Kavallerie-Signal Trab.
It should be noted that Liliencron, while enthusiastic about their aesthetic ambitions, found the Naturalists’ political positions despicable, himself a self-proclaimed royalist. See Schumann, “Detlev von Liliencron: An Attempt at and Interpretation and Evaluation,” p. 394. 48 Neue Kunde von Liliencron. Des Dichters Briefe an seinen ersten Verleger, ed. Heinrich Spiero (Leipzig: Xenien-Verlag, 1911), p. 32. 43 Fig. 1. Liliencron’s infantry call notation. From: Detlev von Liliencron, Adjutantenritte und andere Gedichte (Leipzig: Wilhelm Friedrich, 1883), p.
Moreover, what is it precisely about technology that informs and, according to Brain, overwhelmingly structures the form of these textual experiments? 18 Onomatopoeia, in other words, not only preceded the introduction of acoustic media. In addition, it was used as a means to transcribe the sounds of nature and not those of technology, a tendency that can 16 See Susanne Hauser, Der Blick auf die Stadt: Semiotische Untersuchungen zur literarischen Wahrnehmung bis 1910 (Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 1990), here p.