On the Study of Greek Poetry

On the Study of Greek Poetry While ostensibly an examination of classical Greek poetry Friedrich Schlegel s On the Study of Greek Poetry is a signal document in the development of German Romantic aesthetics In it Schlegel outli

  • Title: On the Study of Greek Poetry
  • Author: Friedrich Schlegel Stuart Barnett
  • ISBN: 9780791448304
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Paperback
  • While ostensibly an examination of classical Greek poetry, Friedrich Schlegel s On the Study of Greek Poetry is a signal document in the development of German Romantic aesthetics In it, Schlegel outlines the development of classical and post classical cultures, showing clearly that an entirely new mode of cultural production is necessary On the Study of Greek Poetry hasWhile ostensibly an examination of classical Greek poetry, Friedrich Schlegel s On the Study of Greek Poetry is a signal document in the development of German Romantic aesthetics In it, Schlegel outlines the development of classical and post classical cultures, showing clearly that an entirely new mode of cultural production is necessary On the Study of Greek Poetry has been at the center of the discussions of German Romanticism by German scholars such as Peter Szondi and Manfred Frank, and this translation makes an important text in the genesis of German Romanticism available for the first time in English The book also includes a critical introduction as well as annotations that elucidate Schlegel s numerous allusions.

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