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Literary aesthetics

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Malden, Mass., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Aesthetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Allen Singer and Alan Dunn.
    ContributionsSinger, Alan, 1948-, Dunn, Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN45 .L4893 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 360 p. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6782201M
    ISBN 100631208682, 0631208690
    LC Control Number00031019

    Efferent vs. Aesthetic Reading. Louise Rosenblatt [] explains that readers approach the work in ways that can be viewed as aesthetic or efferent. The question is why the reader is reading and what the reader aims to get out of the reading. Is the text established primarily to help readers gain information with as little reading possible, or. Umberto Eco, On Literature. This is a book of literary theory, written by a literary theorist for literary theorists. My aim here is fourfold. First and foremost, I seek to integrate contemporary analytic aesthetics together with certain of its concepts and methods into literary studies.

    In short, the book makes an attempt to provide a critical overview of contemporary debates and discussions of literary aesthetics mainly from a Western analytical perspective. The author argues that understanding a literary text is not a purely cognitive exercise; on the contrary, we experience aesthetic meaning or truth in terms of valuable. - A collection of literary and bookish themed bookmarks with some beautiful book shots. See more ideas about Book aesthetic, Bookmarks and Book lovers gifts pins.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s-, æ s-/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aesthetics). It examines subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste.. Aesthetics covers both natural and artificial sources.


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Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature. The book takes concrete examples from the traditional and contemporary literary arts and uses them to introduce all the central philosophical issues in literature.

David Davies considers, with stimulating insight and great clarity, the nature of literature and fiction, artistic uses of language, and the nature of Cited by: "With the lucidity and unflinching honesty we have come to expect from him, Kivy defends his distinctive vision of the aesthetics of literature." ―Susan L.

Feagin, Temple University "Peter Kivy's new book poses a deep, and disconcerting, challenge to conventional wisdom about what literature is and how and why we read by: 2.

Literary Aesthetics: A Reader. Alan Singer, Allen Dunn. Wiley, Jan 2, - Literary Criticism - Literary aesthetics book. 0 Reviews. It is one of the ironies of contemporary literary study that as it. The book deals with philosophical issues concerning the understanding of the literary text and its distinctive nature, meaning, and relevance to life.

It provides a critical overview of contemporary debates and discussions of literary aesthetics mainly from a Western analytical perspective.

Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature. The book takes concrete examples from the traditional and contemporary literary arts and uses them to introduce all the central philosophical issues in literature.

David Davies considers, with stimulating insight and great clarity, the nature of literature and fiction, artistic uses of language, and. From The Theory of the Novel, A Historic-Philosophical Novel on the Forms of Great Epic Literature: Translated by Anna Bostock.

Chapter Gyorgy Lukacs: Art as Self-Consciousness in Man's Development, in Marxism and Art: Writings in Aesthetics /5(10). Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature.

The book takes concrete examples from the traditional and contemporary literary arts and uses. Literary Aesthetics: the Very Idea By Lindsay Waters Decem Trying to figure out what's up with American literary scholarship Author: Lindsay Waters.

This anthology reasserts the continuing relevance of the aesthetic and to reintegrate it into the widening repertoire of contemporary literary critical its inception literary aesthetics has been Author: Singer, DUNN. In short, the book makes an attempt to provide a critical overview of contemporary debates and discussions of literary aesthetics mainly from a Western analytical perspective.

The author argues that understanding a literary text is not a purely cognitive exercise; on the contrary, we experience aesthetic meaning or truth in terms of valuable insights that play a role in our understanding of life and emotions.

The book continues Goodman's argument against one traditional mode of philosophizing which privileges the notions of 'truth' and 'knowledge'.

Hence, the book is in a broadly pragmatic tradition. It also deals in detail with such topics as meaning in architecture and the concept of 'variation' in art, and contains a superb critique of some. 18th-Century Literature; 19th-Century Literature; 20th-Century Literature.

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literary works of art are appreciation of and discourse about style, content, and structure. Style, content, and structure are the sub-jects of literary criticism, and it is difficult to see what else it can be about. II It is, nevertheless, possible to make a case for a non-reductive analysis of literary aesthetic features.

result for Impressionism, is the subject of this book. Its first concern, to redefine Impressionism in literature in terms of the theory of the impression and its diverse mediations, leads to a second: to reckon with those collateral mediations that recast Impressionism into new social and political roles.

Aesthetics, in literature, is the inclusion of references to artistic elements or expressions within a textual work. It's a method used to promote or educate readers about important artistic. This book introduces the reader to the literary work and to an understanding of its cultural background and its specific features.

In doing so, it refers to two main traditions of Western culture: one of aesthetics and the theory of art and the other of literary : Paolo Euron. She has published books on the South African writer, Olive Schreiner, and a co-edited essay collection, The Victorian Supernatural.

She has also edited journal issues on Eugenics, Victorian Sentimentality and Psychology/Aesthetics. She is currently writing a book called Coining Empathy: Psychology, Aesthetics, Ethics Get this from a library.

Literary aesthetics: a reader. [Alan Singer; Allen Dunn;] -- "It is one of the ironies of contemporary literary study that as it has moved toward greater interdisciplinarity it has grown skeptical of the aesthetic. This anthology reasserts the continuing.

In short, the book makes an attempt to provide a critical overview of contemporary debates and discussions of literary aesthetics mainly from a Western analytical perspective.

The author argues that understanding a literary text is not a purely cognitive exercise; on the contrary, we experience aesthetic meaning or truth in terms of valuable.

The book deals with the Western tradition of aesthetics, art, poetry as well as literary and critical theory. Compared to other similar books, it merges these fields and shows how they are connected and intertwined in the Western culture, and it shows how a huge part of Western culture is the result of this historical tradition.

That Idealism offered a comprehensive worldview, a universal scheme capable of application to any sphere upon which the human mind might latch, is a point which may be illustrated by considering its implications for the domain of aesthetics.

The chapter examines Edward Caird's analysis of Kant's aesthetics, as well as Bosanquet's account of the evolution of aesthetic consciousness and his.Examining novels by authors such as Chinua Achebe, Jhumpa Lahiri, Nnedi Okorafor, and Arundhati Roy, the book considers how animist beliefs shape the aesthetic representation of trauma in postcolonial literature, paying special attention to complex metaphor and narrative structure.

Aesthetics and Literature book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Continuum Aesthetics series looks at the aesthetic que /5.