Selected Writings of Walter Pater / Edition 1

Selected Writings of Walter Pater / Edition 1

by Harold Bloom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231054815

ISBN-13: 9780231054812

Pub. Date: 04/15/1982

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Harold Bloom's selection of Pater's writings brings together in one volume the most important sections and passages from The Renaissance, Imaginary Portraits, Appreciations, Plato and Platonism, Greek Studies, and Sketches and Reviews, as well as "The Child in the House." Pater, the chief aesthetician and literary critic of Victorian England, brought

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Harold Bloom's selection of Pater's writings brings together in one volume the most important sections and passages from The Renaissance, Imaginary Portraits, Appreciations, Plato and Platonism, Greek Studies, and Sketches and Reviews, as well as "The Child in the House." Pater, the chief aesthetician and literary critic of Victorian England, brought his powerful imagination to bear on a wide range of subjects: from the drama of Euripides to the painters of the Renaissance, from the Romantic poets to the pre-Raphaelites, from Plato to Oscar Wilde. In the twentieth century, Pater's theories of art and literature exerted a strong inluence on the work of Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Joyce, and Stevens.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231054812
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/15/1982
Series:
Morningside Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
1,253,479
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

IntroductionThe Child in the HouseChronologyfrom The Renaissance Studies in Art and PoetryBibliographyfrom Imaginary PortraitsPrefacefrom AppreciationsSandro Botticellifrom Plato and PlatonismLeonardo Da Vincifrom Greek StudiesThe School of Giorgione (excerpt)from Sketches and ReviewsConclusionSebastian Van StorckDenys l'AuxerroisStyleWordsworthColeridgeCharles LambMeasure for MeasureAesthetic PoetryDate Gabriel RossettiPostscript (Romanticism)The Genius of PlatoHippolytus Veiled: A Study from EuripidesA Novel by Mr. Oscar Wilde

Columbia University Press

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