The Existential Coordinates of the Human Condition: Poetic - Epic - Tragic: The Literary Genre

The Existential Coordinates of the Human Condition: Poetic - Epic - Tragic: The Literary Genre

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789027717023
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/30/1984
Series: Analecta Husserliana , #18
Edition description: 1984
Pages: 573
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Aesthetic Enjoyment and Poetic Sense. Poetic Sense: The Irreducible in Literature.- Movement in German Poems.- Why be a Poet?.- The Field of Poetic Constitution.- The Poet in the Poem: A Phenomenological Analysis of Anne Sexton’s ‘Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty)’.- Nature, Feeling, and Disclosure in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens.- “Fallings from us, Vanishings ...”: Composition and the Structure of Loss.- Poetic Thinking to Be.- From Helikon to Aetna: The Precinct of Poetry in Hesiod, Empedokles, Hölderlin, and Arnold.- What Can the Poem Do Today? The Self-Evaluation of Western Poets after 1945.- Poetry as Essential Graphs.- The Shield and the Horizon: Homeric Ekphrasis and History.- The Myth of Man in the Hebraic Epic.- On Medieval Interpretation and Mythology.- The Epic Element in Japanese Literature.- A Long Day’s Journey into Night: The Historicity of Human Existence Unfolding in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction.- The Existential Sources of Rhetoric: A Comparison Between Traditional Epic and Modern Narrative.- Metaphor and the Flux of Human Experience.- The Literary Diary as a Witness of Man’s Historicity: Heinrich Böll, Karl Krolow, Günter Grass, and Peter Handke.- The French Nouveau Roman: The Ultimate Expression of Impressionism.- The Birth of Tragedy out of the Spirit of Music: Claudel, Milhaud and the Oresteia.- Tragedy and the Completion of Freedom.- Hardy’s Jude: The Pursuit of the Ideal as Tragedy.- Values and German Tragedy 1770–1840.- La Destinée de la tragédie dans la culture Islamique.- Toward a Theory of Contemporary Tragedy.- The Re-emergence of Tragedy in Late Medieval England: Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur.- Tragical, Comical, Historical.- The Denial of Tragedy: The Self-Reflexive Process of the Creative Activity and the French New Novel.- Tragic Closure and the Cornelian Wager.- Intuition in Britannicus.- Myth and Tragic Action in La Celestina and Romeo and Juliet.- Du désordre à l’ordre: le rôle de la violence dans Horace.- The Act of Writing as an Apprehension of the Enigma of Being-in-the-World.- The Truth of the Body: Merleau-Ponty on Perception, Language, and Literature.- Fiction and the Transposition of Presence.- The Structure of Allegory.- Literary Impressionism and Phenomenology: Affinities and Contrasts.- Phenomenology and Literary Impressionism: The Prismatic Sensibility.- Un modèle d’analyse dy texte dramatique.- The Problem of Reading, Phenomenologically or Otherwise.- Index of Names.

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