Aesthetics
epub, azw3 |eng | | Author:Terry Eagleton

CHAPTER 4 Interpretation One of the things we mean by calling a piece of writing ‘literary’ is that it is not tied to a specific context. It is true that ...
( Category: General March 2,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-09 | Author:Theodor W. Adorno

[122] [123] Rethink the relationship to mechanical reproduction. The old argument of the disappearance of the performer207 is probably in need of revision, not least in the face of the ...
( Category: Theory February 13,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mojca Küplen

The main idea that these passages suggest is that judgments of taste depend on an a priori principle and that this principle is the necessary presupposition of the purposiveness of ...
( Category: Medieval January 30,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Cohen, Ted

1 From the poem “Poetry.” 2 (New York: Random House, 1997), p. 106. 3 Jacket blurb for Straight Man. 4 Thomas Mann, The Story of a Novel: The Genesis of ...
( Category: Movements & Periods January 11,2016 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-26 | Author:Margolis, Joseph

I favor a strong distinction between the linear and punctal natures of non-Intentional and Intentional properties, respectively. But the significance of that difference gains its full force only when it ...
( Category: Cultural December 29,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Adorno, Theodor W.

Notes 1 Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment, trans. Werner S. Pluhar (Indianapolis, 1987), p. 43. 2 Ibid. 3 Ibid., p. 64. 4 Adorno, Notes to Literature, trans. Shierry Weber Nicholsen, ...
( Category: Theory December 25,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2002-01-14 | Author:Catherine Belsey

6. The goddess of love is subject to desire. Venus Blindfolding Cupid shows the goddess of love punishing her son for shooting his arrows apparently at random. Ironically, her action ...
( Category: Structuralism December 21,2015 )
epub |eng | 2002-03-14 | Author:Christopher Butler [Butler, Christopher]

Indeed, it is typical of many postmodernist commentators (such as Andreas Huyssen) that they see the ‘true’ function of the avant-garde as being critical in the postmodernist sense – it ...
( Category: Humanism December 20,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-15 | Author:Bernard Stiegler

The plane that enchants me Capitalism necessitates motivation, which is always a kind of enchantment: it cannot rest upon a drive that, if nothing changes, will destroy it, and us ...
( Category: Cultural December 16,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Alva Noë

13 Using Models We don’t get far trying to understand pictures by treating them as stimuli-generating images or pictures in the head. These proposals fail to explain the curious and ...
( Category: Aesthetics October 13,2015 )
epub | | | Author:Robert L. Wicks [Wicks, Robert L.]

3. CONCLUSION AND CRITICISM Invoking the Marxist idea that a community’s social consciousness necessarily echoes changes in the society’s economic structure, Benjamin observes that in the age of mechanical reproduction, ...
( Category: Aesthetics October 1,2015 )
mobi |eng | 2013-10-15 | Author:Ernst Robert Curtius

L’ amor dell’ apparenza e il suo pensiero. Ed ancor questo quassù si comporta Con men disdegno che quando è posposta La divina scrittura o quando è torta. The word ...
( Category: Medieval September 24,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-27 | Author:Rombes, Nicholas [Rombes, Nicholas]

III. 10/40/70 Redux Soldier Blue (Ralph Nelson, 1970) Well, and then there is Soldier Blue. Released in 1970 with an R rating, and re-released in 1974, heavily edited, with a ...
( Category: Communication & Media Studies August 19,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Brockman

The end of the beginning, of first, of last, of before or after, of between. A no-signals region extends between past and future: no man’s land. It isn’t necessary to ...
( Category: Aesthetics June 12,2015 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-05-10 | Author:Alain De Botton [Botton, Alain de]

2. Why do we change our minds about what we find beautiful? In 1907 a young German art historian named Wilhelm Worringer published an essay entitled ‘Abstraction and Empathy’, in ...
( Category: Criticism June 6,2015 )