Sandra Richter's A History of Poetics PDF

By Sandra Richter

because the Nineteen Nineties, following the top of postmodernism, literary thought has misplaced a lot of its dynamics. This booklet goals at revitalising literary conception exploring of its old bases: German poetics and aesthetics. starting within the 1770s and finishing within the Fifties, the ebook examines approximately two hundred years of this background, thereby delivering the reader with a primary historical past of poetics in addition to with bibliographies of the topic. The research not just exhibits the differentiation of ancient money owed within the box, but additionally displays how present literary thought may well circulate ahead in the course of the rediscovery of sunken ideas.

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