Classic and Romantic German Aesthetics
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Classic and Romantic German Aesthetics

by J. M. Bernstein, Karl Ameriks, Desmond M. Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521806399

ISBN-13: 9780521806398

Pub. Date: 12/12/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume brings together major works by German thinkers who were extremely influential in the crucial period of aesthetics prior to and after Kant. It includes the first translation into English of Schiller's Kallias Letters and Moritz's on the Artistic Imitation of the Beautiful, and new translations of some of Hölderlin's most important theoretical

Overview

This volume brings together major works by German thinkers who were extremely influential in the crucial period of aesthetics prior to and after Kant. It includes the first translation into English of Schiller's Kallias Letters and Moritz's on the Artistic Imitation of the Beautiful, and new translations of some of Hölderlin's most important theoretical writings and works by Hamann, Lessing, Novalis and Schlegel. The volume features an introduction in which J.M. Bernstein places the works in their historical and philosophical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521806398
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/12/2002
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Hamann: Aesthetica in nuce; Lessing: Laöcoon; Moritz: On the Artistic Imitation of the Beautiful; Schiller: Kallias Letters; Hölderlin: Oldest Program for a System of German Idealism; Letter to Hegel; Being Judgement Possibility; The Significance of Tragedy; Remarks on Oedipus; Novalis: From Miscellaneous Remarks; Monologue; Dialogues; On Goethe; Studies in the Visual Arts; Schlegel: From 'Critical Fragments'; From 'Athenaeum Fragments'; From 'Ideas'; On Goethe's Meister; Letter about the Novel; On Incomprehensibility.

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