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Romantic Genre Theory

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter investigates genre theory of the ‘high’ Romantic period, taking Friedrich Schlegel's Dialogue on Poetry and Wordsworth's Preface to Lyrical Ballads as paradigms of the wide-ranging ... More


Friedrich Schlegel and the Myth of Irony

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The question of the philosophical significance of irony is paradoxical to the extent that it was first posed in a theoretical manner by Friedrich Schlegel, whose own seriousness as a philosopher will ... More


Between Dreams, Desires, and Realities (1): Switzerland and the Romantic ‘North’

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter follows Dumas, Hugo, and Nerval to the ‘North’ of their Romantic mythical geography, revealing further developments in the genre. Dumas's Switzerland foregrounded the body of the ... More


Romantic Organology: Terminology and Metaphysics

Leif Weatherby

in Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269402
eISBN:
9780823269457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269402.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter lays out the project of reconstructing Romantic metaphysics—here called “Romantic organology”—as part of a long history of the terms “organ” and “organon” (Greek “tool”). The root organ- ... More


Beyond Pure Reason: Ferdinand de Saussure's Philosophy of Language and Its Early Romantic Antecedents

Boris Gasparov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157803
eISBN:
9780231504454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157803.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) revolutionized the study of language, signs, and discourse in the twentieth century. He successfully reconstructed the proto-Indo-European vowel ... More


Romanticism and Idealism

Frederick Beiser

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter will attempt to resolve a dispute between Frederick Beiser and Manfred Frank about the relationship between romanticism and idealism. In German Idealism Beiser placed the romantics ... More


Sensual Idealism: The Spirit of Epicurus and the Politics of Finitude in Kant and Hölderlin

Anthony Curtis Adler

in Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794959
eISBN:
9780199949694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794959.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, European History: BCE to 500CE

In “Sensual Idealism: The Spirit of Epicureanism and the Politics of Finitude in Kant and Hölderlin,” Anthony Adler studies Kant’s idiosyncratic and surprisingly positive reception of Epicureanism. ... More


The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Dalia Nassar (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the last two decades, philosophers have become increasingly aware of the fact that, in spite of significant differences between the contemporary and romantic contexts, romanticism continues to ... More


On the Defense of Literary Value: From Early German Romanticism to Analytic Philosophy of Literature

Brady Bowman

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Identifying cognition in general with propositional knowledge exposes the cognitive value of literature to abiding skepticism. This chapter argues that German romanticism has generated two competing ... More


Mignon in Germany: From Goethe to Stifter

Terence Cave

in Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604807
eISBN:
9780191731624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604807.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The opening section of this chapter is devoted to Mignon’s afterlives in Goethe’s own writing, in particular an episode of memory and mourning in Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Her appearances in the ... More


Friedrich Schlegel

Michael N. Forster

in German Philosophy of Language: From Schlegel to Hegel and beyond

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199604814
eISBN:
9780191809941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604814.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on Friedrich Schlegel, the main founder of German Romanticism. Schlegel made groundbreaking contributions to the theory of language, hermeneutics, and general aesthetics. He was ... More


Conclusion to Part 1:: Romanticism and Idealism

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers a brief summary of the preceding chapters, by recounting key moments in Novalis’ development and pointing to his most important influences. It argues that although Novalis is ... More


The Nay Science: A History of German Indology

Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199931347
eISBN:
9780199345724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931347.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book offers a new perspective on the problem of scientific method in the human sciences. Taking German Indological scholarship on the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgita as its example, the book ... More


“The Great Invasion”

Annegret Fauser

in Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948031
eISBN:
9780199345953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948031.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

The foreign musicians who arrived on U.S. soil as refugees from the war in Europe formed an integral part of American musical life in concert hall, radio broadcast, and teaching. Composers in exile ... More


Sociability and the Conduct of Philosophy: What We Can Learn from Early German Romanticism

Jane Kneller

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper describes the model of sociability developed by the early German romantics with the aim of showing its relevance to academic discourses aiming to be more diverse and inclusive. The paper ... More


The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Dalia Nassar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While the notion of the absolute is most often identified with Hegel’s philosophical system, The Romantic Absolute explicates the significance of the absolute in the epistemology and metaphysics of ... More


The Myth of Absence

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

"The Myth of Absence,” traces the myth that the philosophes and the mechanistic cosmology had eliminated the divine. It demonstrates that several key mythemes—the mythless age, the de-divination of ... More


Sublime Impudence: Synesthesia and Music from Romanticism to Modernism

Jed Rasula

in History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199396290
eISBN:
9780199396320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396290.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter identifies German romantic theory (from the Jena circle that produced the yearbook Athenaeum) as establishing the conceptual premises from which modernism emerged. The primary dictum, by ... More


The Linguistic Creation of Man: August Schleicher and the Missing Link in Darwinian Theory

Robert J. Richards

in Was Hitler a Darwinian?: Disputed Questions in the History of Evolutionary Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226058764
eISBN:
9780226059099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059099.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the Origin of Species, Darwin briefly compared the descent of human races with the descent of language and suggested that natural selection might explain both. His great friend, Charles Lyell, ... More


Introduction

Robert Devigne

in Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the problems that arise with John Stuart Mill's liberalist views. Despite the fact that he is considered as the thinker that formulated many of the fundamental theoretical ... More


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