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The Resource Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures, Jonas Grethlein, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures, Jonas Grethlein, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany

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Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures
Title
Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity
Title remainder
the significance of form in narratives and pictures
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Jonas Grethlein, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Language
eng
Summary
"In this bold book, Jonas Grethlein proposes a new dialogue between the fields of Classics and aesthetics. Ancient material, he argues, has the capacity to challenge and re-orientate current debates. Comparisons with modern art and literature help to balance the historicism of classical scholarship with transcultural theoretical critique. Grethlein discusses ancient narratives and pictures in order to explore the nature of aesthetic experience. While our responses to both narratives and pictures are vicarious, the 'as-if' on which they are premised is specifically shaped by the form of the representation. Form emerges as a key to how narratives and pictures constitute an important means of engaging with experience. Combining theoretical reflections with close readings, this book will appeal to textual scholars as well as to art historians"--
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1978-
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Grethlein, Jonas
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aesthetics, Ancient
  • Arts, Classical
  • Classical antiquities in art
  • Classical literature
  • Classical antiquities in literature
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Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures, Jonas Grethlein, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-292) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the Sirens' song -- Introduction: the 'as-if' of aesthetic experience -- I. Narratives. Narratives: experiencing time ; The reconfiguration of time in Heliodorus' Ethiopica ; Beyond Heliodorus: François Ozon, Dans la maison -- II. Pictures. Pictures: the detached gaze ; Seeing (in) ancient vases ; Beyond ancient vase-painting: Rabih Mroué, The Fall of a Hair -- Epilogue: the Sirens in Los Angeles
Control code
038088039
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 301 pages
Isbn
9781107192652
Lccn
2017024643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Aesthetic experiences and classical antiquity : the significance of form in narratives and pictures, Jonas Grethlein, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the Sirens' song -- Introduction: the 'as-if' of aesthetic experience -- I. Narratives. Narratives: experiencing time ; The reconfiguration of time in Heliodorus' Ethiopica ; Beyond Heliodorus: François Ozon, Dans la maison -- II. Pictures. Pictures: the detached gaze ; Seeing (in) ancient vases ; Beyond ancient vase-painting: Rabih Mroué, The Fall of a Hair -- Epilogue: the Sirens in Los Angeles
Control code
038088039
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 301 pages
Isbn
9781107192652
Lccn
2017024643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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