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Phantom Formations: Aesthetic Ideology and the Bildungsroman
     

Phantom Formations: Aesthetic Ideology and the Bildungsroman

by Marc Redfield
 

Co-winner of the 1996 Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book

Marc Redfield maintains that the literary genre of the Bildungsroman brings into sharp focus the contradictions of aesthetics, and also that aesthetics exemplifies what is called ideology. He combines a wide-ranging account of the history and theory of aesthetics with close readings of

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Co-winner of the 1996 Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book

Marc Redfield maintains that the literary genre of the Bildungsroman brings into sharp focus the contradictions of aesthetics, and also that aesthetics exemplifies what is called ideology. He combines a wide-ranging account of the history and theory of aesthetics with close readings of novels by Goethe, George Eliot, and Gustave Flaubert.

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ISBN-13:
9780801432361
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
7/19/2006
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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