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Introduction: Meaning’s Work

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introduction defines key terms—air, framing, incorporation—to contextualize the debates about meaning, autonomy, and politics that structure the book, while also setting out a map of its ... More


Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-Examination

Frederick Beiser

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282821
eISBN:
9780191603068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928282X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an attempt to rehabilitate Schiller as a philosopher. It defends his philosophy against his Marxist, post-modernist and Kantian critics. Some chapters are exegetical, others thematic. ... More


Legacies: Socialism, Aesthetics, and the Modernist Generation

Ruth Livesey

in Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the afterlife of 1880s socialism in the early modernist generation. It focuses upon Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry and examines their negotiations with the productive, engaged ... More


Autonomy and Enlightenment

Frederick Beiser

in Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-Examination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282821
eISBN:
9780191603068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928282X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explains how Schiller reconciled two apparently conflicting requirements of art: aesthetic autonomy and moral relevance. It contends that Schiller not only gradually resolved the tension ... More


 Conclusion

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Disagreeing with contemporary scholarship that posits an aesthetic break c.1800, this chapter argues that the ancient discourse on musical utility did not come to an end with end of the 18th century. ... More


Introduction: The Aesthetics of Hunger

Alys Moody

in The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction maps out the broad intellectual history of hunger, modernism, and aesthetic autonomy, sketching the prehistories that led to their convergence in the art of hunger. It sets out two ... More


Introduction: Autonomy ancient and modern

Luke Roman

in Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675630
eISBN:
9780191766022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675630.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Introduction: Autonomy ancient and modern’ makes the case for the study of ideas of ‘autonomy’ in ancient literature, and specifically, in the poetry of ancient Rome. This chapter offers a brief ... More


Introduction: THE CHALLENGE OF MOZART'S KEYBOARD MUSIC

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter explores the historical and aesthetic context of Mozart's seminal contributions to the piano literature, with attention given to the evolution of keyboard instruments and ... More


Breaking Glass to Save the Frame: William Carlos Williams and Company

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the polarity between spectator or readerly irrelevance on the one hand and bodily incorporation of the reader’s body on the other, to investigate writers and artists who ... More


The Modernist Art of Hunger

Alys Moody

in The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 reconstructs the canon that forms the basis of later writers’ deployment of the art of hunger. It sketches the aesthetic framework of the art of hunger through four of its exemplary ... More


Hunger in a Closed System: Samuel Beckett in Post-war France

Alys Moody

in The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 turns to post-World War II France, where the aftermath of war produced fierce debates about the status of aesthetic autonomy, presided over by the field-shaping influence of Jean-Paul ... More


The Topography of Modernity: Karl Philipp Moritz and the Space of Autonomy

Elliott Schreiber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451782
eISBN:
9780801466014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Karl Philipp Moritz (d. 1793) was one of the most innovative writers of the late Enlightenment in Germany. A novelist, travel writer, editor, and teacher he is probably best known today for his ... More


Aestheticism in Translation: Henry James, Walter Pater, and Theodor Adorno

Richard Salmon

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Friedrich Schiller famously defended the redemptive social value of art as autonomous aesthetic illusion, offering a suggestive proleptic commentary on the close connection between aestheticism and a ... More


The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Alys Moody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As literary modernism was emerging in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of its most important figures and precursors began to talk about their own writing as a kind of ... More


Hanslick’s “Pure” Music

Mark Evan Bonds

in Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343638
eISBN:
9780199373437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343638.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Hanslick’s Vom Musikalisch-Schönen (1854) addresses all of the qualities—expression, beauty, form, autonomy, disclosiveness—that had for so long played a central role in discussions about the ... More


Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Luke Roman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675630
eISBN:
9780191766022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675630.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome offers a major new approach to the study of ancient Roman poetry. In the modern interpretation of art and literature, autonomy is a central concern: ... More


Johan Ludvig Heiberg and the Autonomy of Art

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 examines the textual and social dimensions of the aesthetics of autonomy at the Scandinavian periphery, in order to lay the background for the rise of the alternative aesthetics of ... More


Literature and the Creative Economy

Sarah Brouillette

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is the first book to consider how contemporary literature has been involved in and shaped by the vocabularies and initiatives that characterize the creative economy. It considers how ... More


Introduction: The Novel after Film

Jonathan Foltz

in The Novel after Film: Modernism and the Decline of Autonomy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190676490
eISBN:
9780190676520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676490.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to understand how the need to respond to film has become a constituent feature in the ongoing development of the novel. It suggests that such fascination with film played out against ... More


Introduction

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction argues that creative-economy frameworks incorporate ideas bearing a literary provenance: that the best work expresses the interiority of talented individuals; that the creative realm ... More


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