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The Resource Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge

Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge

Label
Literature, life, and modernity
Title
Literature, life, and modernity
Statement of responsibility
Richard Eldridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Literary form, Eldridge argues, generates structures of care, reflection, and investment within readers, shaping - if not stabilizing - their interactions with everyday objects and events. Through the experience of literary forms of attention, readers may come to think and live more actively, more fully engaging with modern life, rather than passively suffering it. Eldridge considers the thought of Descartes, Kant, Adorno, Benjamin, Stanley Cavell, and Charles Taylor in his discussion of Goethe, Wordsworth, Rilke,Stoppard, and Sebald, advancing a philosophy of literature that addresses our desire to read and the meaning and satisfaction that literary attention brings to our fragmented modern lives."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eldridge, Richard Thomas
Dewey number
801.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PN49
LC item number
.E43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • European literature
  • Literature and society
Label
Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [157]-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : subjectivity, modernity, and the uses of literature -- Romanticism, Cartesianism, Humeanism, Byronism : Stoppard's Arcadia -- Romantic subjectivity in Goethe and Wittgenstein -- Attention, expressive power, and interest in life : Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey" -- The ends of literary narrative : Rilke's "Archaic torso of Apollo" -- "New centers of reflection are continually forming" : Benjamin, Sebald, and modern human life in time
Control code
191010019
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780231144544
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008001172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)191010019
Label
Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [157]-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : subjectivity, modernity, and the uses of literature -- Romanticism, Cartesianism, Humeanism, Byronism : Stoppard's Arcadia -- Romantic subjectivity in Goethe and Wittgenstein -- Attention, expressive power, and interest in life : Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey" -- The ends of literary narrative : Rilke's "Archaic torso of Apollo" -- "New centers of reflection are continually forming" : Benjamin, Sebald, and modern human life in time
Control code
191010019
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780231144544
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008001172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)191010019

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