This volume brings together major works by German thinkers who were extremely influential in the crucial period of aesthetics prior to and after Kant. It includes the first translation into English of Schiller's Kallias Letters and Moritz's on the Artistic Imitation of the Beautiful, and new translations of some of Hölderlin's most important theoretical writings and works by Hamann, Lessing, Novalis and Schlegel. The volume features an introduction in which J.M. Bernstein places the works in their historical and philosophical context.Read more
- Offers major texts in both classic and romantic German aesthetic thought
- First-ever translations into English of important works by Schiller and Moritz; new translations of Hölderlin
- J. M. Bernstein is a noted authority on aesthetics
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- Date Published: January 2003
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521001113
- length: 356 pages
- dimensions: 228 x 152 x 23 mm
- weight: 0.56kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Hamann: Aesthetica in nuce
Moritz: On the Artistic Imitation of the Beautiful
Schiller: Kallias Letters
Hölderlin: Oldest Program for a System of German Idealism
Letter to Hegel
Being Judgement Possibility
The Significance of Tragedy
Remarks on Oedipus
Novalis: From Miscellaneous Remarks
Studies in the Visual Arts
Schlegel: From 'Critical Fragments'
From 'Athenaeum Fragments'
On Goethe's Meister
Letter about the Novel
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