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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."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eldridge, Richard Thomas
Dewey number
801.3
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN49
LC item number
.E43 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • European literature
  • Literature and society
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • European literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature
  • Literatur
  • Gesellschaft
  • Philosophie
Label
Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-174) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
812924934
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231515528
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/eldr14454
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272kxr
  • af606a79-e85e-4178-bc34-50dee0064420
Publisher number
EB00662504
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812924934
Label
Literature, life, and modernity, Richard Eldridge
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-174) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
812924934
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231515528
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/eldr14454
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272kxr
  • af606a79-e85e-4178-bc34-50dee0064420
Publisher number
EB00662504
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812924934

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