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The aesthetics of excess

by Allen S. Weiss

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics.,
  • Critical theory.,
  • Modernism (Art)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-208).

    StatementAllen S. Weiss.
    SeriesSUNY series in aesthetics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBH39 .W39 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2060051M
    ISBN 100791400522, 0791400530
    LC Control Number88039379

      This book is about the ambition, in a set of paradigmatic writers of the twentieth century, to simultaneously enlist and break the spell of the real—their fascination with the spectacle of violence and suffering—and the difficulties involved in capturing this kind of excess by aesthetic works at the center of this study—by Franz Kafka, Georges Bataille, Claude Simon, Peter. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. AESTHETICS OF EXCESS (SUNY SERIES IN AESTHETICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF ART) By Allen S. Weiss - .

      Aesthetics of Excess: Rococo Revisited In the current sociopolitical climate, I’ve been engaging with art that explicitly functions as psychological release or as a social or political agent. Art can take a stand, art can unite and art can heal.   This book is about the ambition, in a set of paradigmatic writers of the twentieth century, to simultaneously enlist and break the spell of the real—their fascination with the spectacle of violence and suffering—and the difficulties involved in capturing this kind of excess by aesthetic : Robert Buch.

    Aesthetic studies have traditionally been confined to the analysis of art and beauty. In this book, Katya Mandoki advances the thesis that it is not only possible but urgent to open up aesthetic studies toward the richness and complexity of contemporary social life. Apollonian, of, relating to, or resembling the god Apollo. Friedrich Nietzsche used the term in his book The Birth of Tragedy to describe one of the two opposing tendencies or elements in Greek ing to Nietzsche, the Apollonian attributes are reason, culture, harmony, and are opposed to the Dionysian characteristics of excess, irrationality, lack of discipline, .


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