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Literary aesthetics, a reader

Literary aesthetics, a reader

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Dunn, Allen. Singer, Alan , 1948-
Title Statement
Literary aesthetics, a reader / edited by Allen Dunn, Alan Singer.
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Oxford, UK ;   Malden, Mass., USA :   Blackwell,   2000.  
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xiv, 360 p. ; 24 cm.
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Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Literature -- Aesthetics.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction: What is Literary Aesthetics?:.

Part II: Community, Culture, Politics:.

Francis Hutcheson: Introduction.

From Francis Hutcheson: An Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Design: Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Peter Kivy.

Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury: Introduction.

From Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times: Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury: Edited with Notes by John Robertson.

Karl Marx: Introduction.

From Karl Marx Frederick Engels: Collected Works.

From Karl Marx: Early Writings: Translated and Edited by T. B. Bottomore.

Georg Lukacs: Introduction.

From The Theory of the Novel, A Historic-Philosophical Novel on the Forms of Great Epic Literature: Translated by Anna Bostock.

Chapter 19: Gyorgy Lukacs: Art as Self-Consciousness in Man's Development, in Marxism and Art: Writings in Aesthetics and Criticism: Edited by Beryl Lang and Forrest Williams.

Walter Benjamin: Introduction.

'The Author as Producer' From Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings: Trans. Edmund Jephciott.

Herbert Marcuse: Introduction.

From The Aesthetic Dimension: Towards a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics: Herbert Marcuse.

Theodor W. Adorno: Introduction.

From Aesthetic Theory: Edited by Gretel Adorno and Rolf Tiedemann, Newly Translated, Edited by Robert Hullot-Kentor.

Hans Georg Gadamer: Introduction.

From The Relevance of the Beautiful and Other Essays: Edited by Robert Bernasconi, Trans. Nicholas Walker.

Louis Althusser: Introduction.

From Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays: Louis Althusser, Trans. Ben Brewster.

Fredric Jameson: Introduction.

From The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act: Fredric Jameson.

Part III: Beauty and Sublimity: .

Plotinus: Introduction.

From Ennead V (Eighth Tractate) 'On Intellectual Beauty.' Sections 1, 2, 3, 8, 13.

David Hume: Introduction.

From 'Of the Standard of Taste', in David Hume: Essays: Moral, Political and Literary: Edited by Eugene F. Miller.

Immanuel Kant: Introduction.

From Critique of Judgement: Trans. Werner S. Pluhar.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Introduction.

From Chapter 14, Definitions of a Poem and Poetry, in Biographia Literaria: Eds, James Engell and W. Jackson Bate.

Martin Heidegger: Introduction.

From 'The Origin of the Work of Art', in Poetry, Language, Thought: Martin Heidegger: Translations and Introductions by Albert Hofstadter.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Introduction.

From The Visible and the Invisible: Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

Longinus: Introduction.

From Chapters 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, and 9, in On the Sublime: Trans. T. S. Dorsch.

Jean-Francois Lyotard: Introduction.

From 'Answering the Question: What is Postmodernism?': in The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge: Trans., Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi.

Edmund Burke: Introduction.

From Inquiry into the Origins of the Beautiful and the Sublime.

Walter Pater: Introduction.

From The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry.

Part IV: Truth, Value, Ethics: .

Giambattista Vico: Introduction.

From The New Science of Giambattista Vico: Trans. Thomas Goddard Bergin and Max Harold Fisch.

Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten: Introduction.

From Reflections on Poetry: Trans. Karl Aschrenbrenner and William Holther.

Johann Georg Hamann: Introduction.

From Aesthetica in Nuce, in J. G. Hamann 1730-1788: A Study in Christian Existence. .

Plato: Introduction.

From The Symposium.

Friedrich Nietzsche: Introduction.

From Section 4, 'From the Soul of Artists and Writers', in Human, All Too Human: A Book For Free Spirits: Trans. Marion Faber with Stephen Lehmann.

Jacques Derrida: Introduction.

From The Truth in Painting: Trans, Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod.

Jacques Lacan: Introduction.

From The Seminar of Jacques Lacan. Book VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis 1959-1960: Edited by Jacques Alain Miller, Translated by Dennis Porter.

Rene Girard: Introduction.

From Introduction, 'To Double Business Bound' Essays on Literature, Mimesis and Anthropology.

Matthew Arnold: Introduction.

From 'On Poetry', in English Literature and Irish Politics: Edited by R. H. Super.

Johann Gottfried Herder: Introduction.

Ossian and the Songs of Ancient People.

Part V: Literary Formalism: .

Aristotle: Introduction.

'Poetics', from Aristotle's Politics and Poetics: Trans., Benjamin Jowett and Thomas Twining.

Monroe C. Beardsley: Introduction.

Aesthetics: Problems in the philosophy of criticism: Monroe C. Beardsley.

Benedetto Croce: Introduction.

'Aesthetics', article from fourteenth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: Benedetto Croce.

T. S. Eliot: Introduction.

'The Social Function of Poetry', in On Poetry and Poets: T. S. Eliot.

Roland Barthes: Introduction.

'What is Criticism?', in Critical Essays: Roland Barthes, Trans., Richard Howard.

Cleanth Brooks: Introduction.

'The Language of Paradox', in The Well Wrought Urn: Cleanth Brooks.

Gerard Genette: Introduction.

The Work of Art: Immanence and Transcendence: Gerard Genette, Trans., G. M. Goshgarian.

Victor Shklovsky: Introduction.

'Art as Technique', in Russian Formalist Criticism: Four Essays: Victor Shklovsky, Trans., Lee T. Lemon and Marion J. Reis.

Part VI: Agency, Expression: .

Friedrich Schiller: Introduction.

'Letter XVI', in On the Aesthetic Education of Man: Friedrich Schiller.

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Introduction.

'The Poet', in Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson: Ralph Waldo Emerson.

G. W. F. Hegel: Introduction.

'Division of the Subject', Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics: G. W. F. Hegel.

Friedrich Schlegel: Introduction.

Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms: Friedrich Schlegel, Trans., Ernst Behler and Roman.

Kenneth Burke: Introduction.

'Literary Form', The Philosophy of Literary Form: Studies in Symbolic Action: Kenneth Burke.

Charles Altieri: Introduction.

Canons and Consequences: Reflections on the Ethical Force of Imaginative Ideals: Charles Altieri.

John Dewey: Introduction.

Art as Experience: John Dewey.

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Introduction.

'Lectures on Aesthetics', Lectures & Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology and Religious Belief: Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Part VII: Gender: .

George Eliot: Introduction.

'Silly Novels by Women Novelists', in Selected Critical Writings:George Eliot, Edited by Rosemary Ashton.

Virginia Woolf: Introduction.

Virginia Woolf, in Women and Writing: Edited by Michele Barrett.

Aphra Behn: Introduction.

'Preface', in The Dutch Lover: Aphra Behn.

Julia Kristeva: Introduction.

From Revolution in the Poetic Language: Julia Kristeva.

Part VIII: Aesthetic/Anti-Aesthetic: Contemporary Debates:.

Tony Bennett: Introduction.

'Really Useless Knowledge', Outside Literature: Tony Bennet.

Jean-Luc Nancy: Introduction.

The Sense of the World: Jean-Luc Nancy, Trans. Jeffrey S. Librett.

Arthur C. Danto: Introduction.

Arthur C. Danto, 'Aesthetics and the Work of Art', Transfiguation of the Commonplace: Jean-Luc Nancy.

Pierre Bourdieu: Introduction.

Pierre Bourdieu, 'The Author's Point of View', The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field: Jean-Luc Nancy.

Paul de Man: Introduction.

The Resistance to Theory: Paul de Man.

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