By Sandra Richter
Because the Nineties, following the top of postmodernism, literary thought has misplaced a lot of its dynamics. This ebook goals at revitalising literary thought exploring of its ancient bases: German poetics and aesthetics. starting within the 1770s and finishing within the Nineteen Fifties, the e-book examines approximately two hundred years of this background, thereby offering the reader with a primary heritage of poetics in addition to with bibliographies of the subject
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Extra resources for A History of Poetics: German Scholarly Aesthetics and Poetics in International Context, 1770-1960
Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1989. Lutz Danneberg: Dissens, ad personam-Invektiven und wissenschaftliches Ethos in der Philologie des 19. Jahrhunderts: Wilamowitz-Moellendorf ‘contra’ Nietzsche. In: Kontroversen in der Literaturtheorie/ Literaturtheorie in der Kontroverse, ed. by Ralf Klausnitzer and Carlos Spoerhase. ]: Lang 2007. (Publikationen der Zeitschrift für Germanistik NF 17), pp. 93À147, pp. 143À147. 3. 7 Poetics did not even need to reflect both of these aspects; its ongoing promise had been to provide some knowledge about both of them.
Leipzig: Weber (1878; 2nd ed. 1889); reprinted with a less didactical title: Ästhetik: Belehrungen über die Wissenschaft vom Schönen und der Kunst. 3rd, augm. and corr. ed. Leipzig: Weber 1903. The same is true for Max Diez: Allgemeine Äs- 1. 35 These five developments are illustrated in the following figure, which represents a synchronal cross-section: thetik. Leipzig: Göschen 1906. (Sammlung Göschen 300), a popular work that saw two new prints with Göschen publishers (1912, 1919) and a third one with the recognised scientific publishers Walter de Gruyter (Berlin 1922).
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A History of Poetics: German Scholarly Aesthetics and Poetics in International Context, 1770-1960 by Sandra Richter