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Classic and Romantic German Aesthetics

Classic and Romantic German Aesthetics

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Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy

  • Date Published: January 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521001113

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  • 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.

    •  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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    Product details

    • 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
    Lessing: Laöcoon
    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
    On Goethe
    Studies in the Visual Arts
    Schlegel: From 'Critical Fragments'
    From 'Athenaeum Fragments'
    From 'Ideas'
    On Goethe's Meister
    Letter about the Novel
    On Incomprehensibility.

  • Editor

    J. M. Bernstein, New School University, New York
    J. M. Bernstein is Professor of Philosophy at the New School University, New York.

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