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By Jerome Carroll, Steve Giles, Maike Oergel

ISBN-10: 3034302177

ISBN-13: 9783034302173

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ISBN-13: 9783035302080

The essays during this booklet examine the complicated and infrequently contradictory relationships among aesthetics and modernity from the overdue Enlightenment within the 1790s to the Frankfurt university within the Sixties and have interaction with the vintage German culture of socio-cultural and aesthetic conception that extends from Friedrich Schiller to Theodor W. Adorno. whereas modern discussions in aesthetics are usually ruled by means of summary philosophical methods, this e-book embeds aesthetic idea in broader social and cultural contexts and considers quite a lot of inventive practices in literature, drama, tune and visible arts. Contributions contain learn on Schiller’s writings and his paintings in terms of ethical sentimentalism, Romantic aesthetics, Friedrich Schlegel, Beethoven, Huizinga and Greenberg; philosophers reminiscent of Kierkegaard, Benjamin, Heidegger and Adorno; and thematic ways to Darwinism and Naturalism, smooth tragedy, postmodern realism and philosophical anthropology from the eighteenth century to the current day. This e-book is predicated on papers given at a global symposium held less than the auspices of the collage of Nottingham on the Institute of German and Romance stories, London, in September 2009

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Hinderer and A. von Bormann, eds, Friedrich Schiller und der Weg in die Moderne (Würzburg: Königs­­hausen & Neumann, 2006), 375–400. Segeberg. H. Literatur im technischen Zeitalter. Von der Frühzeit der deutschen Aufklärung bis zum Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs (Darmstadt: WBG, 1997). Sheppard, R. ‘The Problematics of European Modernism’, in S. , Theorizing Modernism. Essays in Critical Theory (London: Routledge, 1993), 1–51.  M. Artful Science. Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994).

16 But this first crucial stage in the development of self-knowledge and selfdetermination is followed by nothing of note until 1774 – the uneventful nature of his life between the ages of seventeen and thirty-five providing an initial indication of the failure of this educational process, which appears to have been replaced by military engagements and travel. Only when he is in Venice is his life-story given a belated further impetus. The second noteworthy event in his biography involves his encounter with the Armenian, who seeks to gain inf luence on the Prince in a variety of disguises and with numerous accomplices whom the Prince fails to identify.

Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristicks of men, manners, opinions and times, 3 vols (London: J Darby, 1711). Corneille, P. Writings on the Theatre, ed.  T. Barnwell (Oxford: Blackwell, 1965). Gautier, T. Mademoiselle de Maupin (1835), trans. H. Constantine (London: Penguin, 2005). Johnson, S. Johnson: Prose and Poetry, ed. M. Wilson (London: Rupert Hart Davis, 1957). Kant, I. Critik der reinen Vernunft (Riga, 1781). —— Critik der Urtheilskraft (Berlin and Libau: Lagarde & Friedrich, 1790). Nietzsche, F.

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