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Author Heller, Agnes.

Title Aesthetics and modernity : essays / by Agnes Heller ; edited by John Rundell.

Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description viii, 233 pages
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Agnes Heller: modernity, aesthetics and the human condition, an interpretative essay / John Rundell -- What went wrong with the concept of the beautiful? -- Autonomy of art or the dignity of the artwork -- The role of emotions in the reception of artworks -- Joke culture and transformations of the public sphere -- The contemporary historical novel -- The metaphysics of embodiment in the western tradition -- European master-narratives about freedom -- The three logics of modernity and the double bind of the modern imagination -- The absolute stranger: Shakespeare and the drama of failed assimilation -- The gods of Greece : Germans and Greeks -- Self representation and the representation of the other -- Where are we at home?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Rundell, John F.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Aesthetics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780739141311 cloth alkaline paper
9780739141328 paperback alkaline paper
9780739141335 e-book