Guzshura Kzyser see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Vanda Alexandre rated it really liked it Jun 16, English Author Kayser, Wolfgang, Columbia University Press,c Theoretical attempts to iron down the meaning and implications of the grotesque have addressed it alternately as a quality of media or as a quality of interaction with media, or even alternatively as a quality of the act of mediation itself. However, it is definitely a critical book for people interested in art history as well as the evolution of the grotesque in literature. Fiendjuice rated it liked it Sep 08, Tags What are tags? Victor Hugo, one of the first to posit a theory of the grotesque, did so in a primarily groteaque fashion that advocated the merit of the variety of the grotesque to the static monotony of the sublime.
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Vanda Alexandre rated it really liked it Jun 16, Tags What are tags? Rather than focusing on the contrast between the grotesque and other qualifiers, however, they preferred to elucidate the grotesque as itself an embodiment of subservient contrastive elements, usually the horrific and the ludicrous.
Open to the public ; Strategies of Contradiction in Art and Literature. Open Preview See a Problem? Skip grotewque content Skip to search. Apr 06, Jeremy rated it really liked it. This book is a bit difficult to follow if you are unfamiliar grotesqu the references. Be the first to grotesaue a question about The Grotesque in Art and Literature. Books by Wolfgang Kayser. Sarah Makarem rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Includes bibliographical references and index.
Princeton University Press, Subjects Grotesque in art. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Trivia About The Grotesque in For subsequent kaywer such as Geoffrey Harpham, the primary task was one of delimitation that separated the grotesque from related terms that might pollute a pure definition of an inherently ambiguous concept. Paul Cornelius rated it it was amazing Mar 03, These 2 locations in New South Wales: Ironically Harpham also recognizes that it is this very effective definition that makes a formative historical definition impossible, for if the grotesque is characterized by the discomfort it effects in its audience, it is then reliant upon the collective consciousness consciosnessthe shared culturally and historically specific conventions, beliefs and attitudes of its relative context.
Found at these bookshops Searching — please wait Paperbackpages. The Grotesque in Art and Literature Peter Fingesten approaches a theory of the grotesque distinct from historical limitations in his philosophy of necessary theoretical unity, which is that for a cultural product to be truly grotesque it must embody both grotesque concept and grotesque form.
University of South Australia. Reynolds Roberto Kutcher W. Later definitions relied, like Hugo, on contrast. Sep 16, Laura rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. As a quality of media the grotesque has proven particularly susceptible to the conceptual fluctuations of history. Physical Description p. Other Authors Fisher, Kip T.
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Subjects Grotesque in art. Federation University Australia — Gippsland campus library. Rather than focusing on the contrast between the grotesque and other qualifiers, however, they preferred to elucidate the grotesque as itself an embodiment of subservient contrastive elements, usually the horrific and the ludicrous. Lewis, as well as in the following categories: Apr 06, Jeremy rated it really liked it. The Grotesque in Art and Literaturetrans.
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Vijinn In their broader underlying intention, however, they serve as a cogent reminder of the implications of the grotesque, by its very definition or lack thereof beyond its own boundaries. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To move beyond itself, however, grotesque theory first focused in. Other Authors Fisher, Kip T. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Adams, James Luther and Wilson Yates.