Comparative Criticism: Volume 23, Humanist Traditions in the Twentieth Century: An Annual Journal by E. S. ShafferComparative Criticism: Volume 23, Humanist Traditions in the Twentieth Century: An Annual Journal by E. S. Shaffer

Comparative Criticism: Volume 23, Humanist Traditions in the Twentieth Century: An Annual Journal

EditorE. S. Shaffer

Hardcover | December 3, 2001

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Comparative Criticism addresses itself to the questions of literary theory and criticism. This new volume looks at the Humanist Tradition in the Twentieth Century and articles will include: The Book in the Totalitarian Context; Lorenzo Valla and Changing Perceptions of Renaissance Humanism; Hitler's Berlin; Civilization and Barbarism: an anthropological approach; Walter Pater to Adrian Stokes: psychoanalysis and humanism; Art History and Humanist Tradition in the Stefan George Circle.
Title:Comparative Criticism: Volume 23, Humanist Traditions in the Twentieth Century: An Annual JournalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:396 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.02 inPublished:December 3, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521808073

ISBN - 13:9780521808071

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Humanist Tradition in the Twentieth Century Bernhard Fabian: The book in the totalitarian context; Lorenzo Valla and changing perceptions of Renaissance humanism Jill Kraye; Erasmian humanism in the twentieth century Erika Rummel; Humanism and Fascism Tim Benton; Hitler's Berlin Iain Boyd Whyte; The German National Committee of the Fifteenth International Congress of the History of Art in London, 1939 Heinrich Dilly; Civilization and barbarism: an anthropological approach Pat Caplan; Scientific humanism Gregory Blue; Walter Pater to Adrian Stokes: psychoanalysis and humanism Stephen Bann; Art history and humanist tradition in the Stefan George Circle Ernst Osterkamp; Humanisms: Picasso, Waldemar George and the politics of 'Man' in the 1930s Christopher Green; Part II. Literature and Translation: Molière Sganarelle (translated from the French by Bill Kirton); Juan Manuel Arango This Place in the Night: poems (translated from the Spanish by Anabel Torres); Halldór Laxness The Fair Maiden: two chapters from a novel (translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton); Ruben Fonseca Lúcia McCartney: a short story (translated from the Portuguese by Ana Frankenberg-Garcia); Part III. Essay Reviews: On the I Tatti Renaissance Anthony Levi; On Franz Steiner, Selected Writings, volume I: Taboo, Truth and Religion N. J. Allen; volume II: Orientpolitik, Value and Civilisation; Turning Descartes upside down: on Katherine Hayles, How we Became Posthuman Jeff Wallace; Books and periodicals received.