Art And Life In Aestheticism: De-humanizing And Re-humanizing Art, The Artist And The Artistic Receptor by Kelly ComfortArt And Life In Aestheticism: De-humanizing And Re-humanizing Art, The Artist And The Artistic Receptor by Kelly Comfort

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Hardcover | January 23, 2008

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Art for art's sake addresses the relationship between art and life. Although it has long been argued that aestheticism aims to de-humanize art, this volume seeks to consider the counterclaim that such de-humanization can also lead to re-humanization and to a deepened relationship between the aesthetic sphere and the world at large.
ROBERT ARCHAMBEAU is Associate Professor at Lake Forest College, USA KAEL ASHBAUGH is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University, USA GENE H. BELL-VILLADA is Professor of Romance Languages at Williams College, USA BEN DE BRUYN is a research assistant at the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research (FWO...
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Title:Art And Life In Aestheticism: De-humanizing And Re-humanizing Art, The Artist And The Artistic…Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:January 23, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551165

ISBN - 13:9780230551169

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List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Reflections on the Relationship between the Art and Life in Aestheticism; K.Comfort REEVALUATING THE SEMINAL WORKS OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY AESTHETICISM The Critic as Cosmopolite: Baudelaire's International Sensibility and the Transformation of Viewer Subjectivity; M.Murphy Rossetti's Aesthetically Saturated Readings: Art's Dehumanizing Power; I.Martin Dickens À La Carte: Aesthetic Victualism and the Invigoration of the Artist in Huysmans' Against Nature; P.Fox RECONSIDERING TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY AESTHETICISM Aesthetic Vampirism: Pater, Wilde, and the Irony of the Modern Object; A.Eastham The Dehumanization of the Artistic Receptor: The George Circle's Rejection of Paterian Aestheticism; Y.Ivory Art for the Body's Sake: Nietzsche's Physical Aestheticism; K.Ashbaugh REREADING THE AESTHETICIST STRAND OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE From 'God of the Creation' to 'Hangman God': Joyce's Re-Assessment of Aestheticism; D.M.Shea The Aesthetic Anxiety: Avant-Garde Poetics, Autonomous Aesthetics, and the Idea of Politics; R.Archambeau On the Cold War, American Aestheticism, the Nabokov Problem-and Me; G.H.Bell-Villeda REASSESSING AESTHETICISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY THEORY Beauty By Damned: Or Why Adorno Valorizes Carrion, Stench, and Putrefaction; C.B.Sumner 'This temptation to be undone...': Sontag, Barthes, and the Uses of Style; S.Garland Art for Heart's Sake: The Aesthetic Existences of Kierkegaard, Pater, and Iser; B.De Bruyn Notes Index