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Aesthetic vision and German romanticism : writing images, Brad Prager

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Aesthetic vision and German romanticism : writing images
Title
Aesthetic vision and German romanticism
Title remainder
writing images
Statement of responsibility
Brad Prager
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The work of the groundbreaking writers and artists of German Romanticism -- including the writers Tieck, Brentano, and Eichendorff and the artists Caspar David Friedrich and Philipp Otto Runge -- followed from the philosophical arguments of the German Idealists, who placed emphasis on exploring the subjective space of the imagination. The Romantic perspective was a form of engagement with Idealist discourses, especially Kant's <I>Critique of Pure Reason</I> and Fichte's <I>Science of Knowledge.</I> Through an aggressive, speculative reading of Kant, the Romantics abandoned the binary distinction between the palpable outer world and the ungraspable space of the mind's eye and were therefore compelled to develop new terms for understanding the distinction between "internal" and "external." In this light, Brad Prager urges a reassessment of some of Romanticism's major oppositional tropes, contending that binaries such as "self and other," "symbol and allegory," and "light and dark," should be understood as alternatives to Lessing's distinction between interior and exterior worlds. Prager thus crosses the boundaries between philosophy, literature, and art history to explore German Romantic writing about visual experience, examining the interplay of text and image in the formulation of Romantic epistemology.<BR><BR> Brad Prager is Associate Professor of German at the University of Missouri, Columbia
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UkCbUP
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1971-
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Prager, Brad
Dewey number
830.9/38
Index
index present
LC call number
PT363.A4
LC item number
P73 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in German literature, linguistics and culture
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  • German literature
  • German literature
  • Aesthetics, German
  • Aesthetics, German
  • Romanticism
  • Romanticism
  • Imagery (Psychology) in literature
Label
Aesthetic vision and German romanticism : writing images, Brad Prager
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 21 Apr 2017)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Interior and exterior: G.E. Lessing's Laocoon as a prelude to romanticism -- Image and phantasm: Wackenroder's Herzensergiessungen eines kunstliebenden Klosterbruders, Tieck's Franz Sternbalds Wanderungen, and the emergence of the romantic paradigm -- Symbol and allegory: Clemens Brentano's Godwi -- Sublimity and beauty: Caspar David Friedrich and Joseph Anton Koch -- Light and dark: the paintings of Philipp Otto Runge -- Absolution and contradiction: confrontations with art in Heinrich von Kleist's "Die heilige Caecilie oder die Gewalt der Musik" and "Der Findling" -- Self and other: Joseph von Eichendorff's Das Marmorbild
Control code
CR9781571136954
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781571136954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Aesthetic vision and German romanticism : writing images, Brad Prager
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 21 Apr 2017)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Interior and exterior: G.E. Lessing's Laocoon as a prelude to romanticism -- Image and phantasm: Wackenroder's Herzensergiessungen eines kunstliebenden Klosterbruders, Tieck's Franz Sternbalds Wanderungen, and the emergence of the romantic paradigm -- Symbol and allegory: Clemens Brentano's Godwi -- Sublimity and beauty: Caspar David Friedrich and Joseph Anton Koch -- Light and dark: the paintings of Philipp Otto Runge -- Absolution and contradiction: confrontations with art in Heinrich von Kleist's "Die heilige Caecilie oder die Gewalt der Musik" and "Der Findling" -- Self and other: Joseph von Eichendorff's Das Marmorbild
Control code
CR9781571136954
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781571136954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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