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Transparency and Imaginative Engagement: Material as Medium in Lessing’s

Jason Gaiger

in Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802228
eISBN:
9780191840562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802228.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

One of the most challenging aspects of Lessing’s Laocoon, Jason Gaiger argues, is its argument about the interplay between an artwork and the imaginative response of the subject. What role does the ... More


Xenophon Takes Command

Michael A. Flower

in Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195188677
eISBN:
9780190261221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195188677.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the literary devices Xenophon has employed in introducing himself as the hero of the Anabasis. The character of Xenophon has been carefully integrated into the story during a ... More


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