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Ethics and aesthetics in European modernist literature [electronic resource] : from the sublime to the uncanny / David Ellison.

By: Ellison, David R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 290 p.).ISBN: 0511013612 (electronic bk.); 9780511013614 (electronic bk.); 0511154526; 9780511154522; 051111978X (electronic bk.); 9780511119781 (electronic bk.); 0511044321 (electronic bk.); 9780511044328 (electronic bk.); 9780521806800 (hbk.); 0521806801 (hbk.); 9780511485749 (electronic bk.); 0511485743 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Modernism (Literature) | Ethics in literature | Aesthetics in literature | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary | LITERARY CRITICISM -- General | Electronic books | Litteratur Litteraturvidenskab og alment | Modernisme (cultuur) | Letterkunde | Esthetica | Ethiek | EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ethics and aesthetics in European modernist literature.DDC classification: 809/.9112 Other classification: 17.76 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; PART I Kant, Romantic irony, Unheimlichkeit; PART II The Romantic heritage and Modernist fiction; EPILOGUE Narrative and music in Kafka and Blanchot: the singing�Z of Josefine; Notes; Works cited; Index;
Summary: Ellison's book is an ambitious presentation of the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of Modernist literature. Ellison brings together philosophical, theoretical, and literary texts ranging over a century and a half of intellectual history. He shows, through close readings, how the struggle between aesthetic and ethical issues characterises each of them.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-277) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; PART I Kant, Romantic irony, Unheimlichkeit; PART II The Romantic heritage and Modernist fiction; EPILOGUE Narrative and music in Kafka and Blanchot: the singing�Z of Josefine; Notes; Works cited; Index;

Ellison's book is an ambitious presentation of the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of Modernist literature. Ellison brings together philosophical, theoretical, and literary texts ranging over a century and a half of intellectual history. He shows, through close readings, how the struggle between aesthetic and ethical issues characterises each of them.

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Ethics and aesthetics in European modernist literature by Ellison, David R. ©2001
Ethics and aesthetics in European modernist literature by Ellison, David R. ©2001
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Ethics and aesthetics in European modernist literature by Ellison, David R. ©2001
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