Mimesis and Its Romantic Reflections

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"In Romantic theories of art and literature, the notion of mimesis - defined as art's refection of the external world - became introspective and self-reflexive as poets and artists sought to represent the act of creativity itself. Frederick Burwick seeks to elucidate this Romantic aesthetic, first by offering an understanding of key Romantic mimetic concepts and then by analyzing manifestations of the mimetic process in literary works of the period."--BOOK JACKET.
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Defining mimesis as art's reflection of the external world, Burwick (English, U. of California-Los Angeles) explores the Romantic version, which became introspective and self-reflexive as poets and artists sought to represent the act of creation itself. He looks at art for art's sake and related concepts in light of philosophical theories, then examines manifestations of it in some better known works of the period. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780271020372
  • Publisher: Penn State University Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2001
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Frederick Burwick is Professor of English at the University of California-Los Angeles. His previous books include Illusion and the Drama: Critical Theory of the Enlightenment and Romantic Era (1991) and Poetic Madness and the Romantic Imagination (1996), both published by Penn State Press.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Art for Art's Sake 17
2 Mimesis and the Idem et Alter 45
3 Mimesis of the Mind 77
4 Mimesis, Ekphrasis, Crisis 107
5 Reflections in the Mirror 135
6 Mimesis and the Twice-told Tale 161
Bibliography 185
Index 197
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