Category : Philosophy
Editor : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : 0697340724
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Language : en
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This text is part of a six-volume work which offers an overview of art, music, literature, history and philosophy. Book 5 explores Romanticism, Realism and the 19th-century world. It looks at the Romantic view of the world, industry and empire and the move towards modernism. The text focuses on the Western tradition, but also includes strong coverage of other cultures, setting the arts of the West in the larger arena of world cultures including India, the East, Africa and Native America. Throughout the chronological narrative there is a focus on universal themes, integrating ideas and issues that relate to the human condition. The coverage of literature, art, music and architecture is integrated into discussions of cultural and political influences, aiming to create a logical presentation of broad subject matter.

Category : Philosophy
Editor : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : 0697340724
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Language : en
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This text is part of a six-volume work which offers an overview of art, music, literature, history and philosophy. Book 5 explores Romanticism, Realism and the 19th-century world. It looks at the Romantic view of the world, industry and empire and the move towards modernism. The text focuses on the Western tradition, but also includes strong coverage of other cultures, setting the arts of the West in the larger arena of world cultures including India, the East, Africa and Native America. Throughout the chronological narrative there is a focus on universal themes, integrating ideas and issues that relate to the human condition. The coverage of literature, art, music and architecture is integrated into discussions of cultural and political influences, aiming to create a logical presentation of broad subject matter.

Category : History
Editor : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : 0072884894
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Language : en
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The penultimate volume in this series chronicles the move towards modernism, covering the arts, politics, and philosophy from the end of the 1700s to the dawn of the twentieth century. Using literary and musical excerpts to illuminate discussions, Fiero addresses important events and discoveries of the nineteenth century world. Volume five begins with the art and literature of the Romantic era, and concludes with coverage of the shifting aesthetics of the late nineteenth century. As in previous volumes, Volume Five includes a range of vivid illustrations and images throughout the text to enhance the material.

Category : Arts, Baroque
Editor : WCB/McGraw-Hill
ISBN : 0697242218
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Language : en
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Category : Literary Criticism
Editor : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 0521808073
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Language : en
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Comparative Criticism addresses itself to the questions of literary theory and criticism. This new volume looks at the Humanist Tradition in the Twentieth Century and articles will include: The Book in the Totalitarian Context; Lorenzo Valla and Changing Perceptions of Renaissance Humanism; Hitler's Berlin; Civilisation and barbarism: an anthropological approach; Walter Pater to Adrian Stokes: psychoanalysis and humanism; Art History and Humanist Tradition in the Stefan George Circle. The winning entries in the 1999-2000 BCLA/BCLT translation competition are also published.

Category : Civilization, Western
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ISBN : UVA:X000740904
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Language : en
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Category : Literary Criticism
Editor : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780195368932
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Language : en
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After its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, naturalism, a genre that typically depicts human beings as the product of biological and environmental forces over which they have little control, was supplanted by modernism, a genre in which writers experimented with innovations in form and content. In the last decade, the movement is again attracting spirited scholarly debate. The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Naturalism takes stock of the best new research in the field through collecting twenty-eight original essays drawing upon recent scholarship in literary and cultural studies. The contributors offer an authoritative and in-depth reassessment of writers from Stephen Crane, Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and Jack London to Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Wright, John Steinbeck, Joyce Carol Oates, and Cormac McCarthy. One set of essays focus on the genre itself, exploring the historical contexts that gave birth to it, the problem of definition, its interconnections with other genres, the scientific and philosophical ideas that motivate naturalist authors, and the continuing presence of naturalism in twenty-first century fiction. Others examine the tensions within the genre-the role of women and African-American writers, depictions of sexuality, the problem of race, and the critique of commodity culture and class. A final set of essays looks beyond the works to consider the role of the marketplace in the development of naturalism, the popular and critical response to the works, and the influence of naturalism in the other arts.

Category : Art
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ISBN : UCAL:B3892638
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Language : en
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Category : Science
Editor : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781139448550
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Language : en
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Continental Philosophy of Social Science demonstrates the unique and autonomous nature of the continental approach to social science and contrasts it with the Anglo-American tradition. Yvonne Sherratt argues for the importance of an historical understanding of the Continental tradition in order to appreciate its individual, humanist character. Examining the key traditions of hermeneutic, genealogy, and critical theory, and the texts of major thinkers such as Gadamer, Ricoeur, Derrida, Nietzsche, Foucault, the Early Frankfurt School and Habermas, she also contextualizes contemporary developments within strands of thought stemming back to Ancient Greece and Rome. Sherratt shows how these modes of thinking developed through medieval Christian thought into the Enlightenment and Romantic eras, before becoming mainstays of twentieth-century disciplines. Continental Philosophy of Social Science will serve as the essential textbook for courses in philosophy or social sciences.

Category : Education
Editor : Syracuse : Syracuse University Press
ISBN : UCAL:B3540836
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Language : en
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