The Platonism Of Walter Pater: Embodied Equity

March 7, 2020|
The Platonism Of Walter Pater: Embodied Equity by Adam Lee
$93.50
Hardcover
Earn 468 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Ships within 1-3 weeks.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

As a teacher of Plato in Oxford''s Literae Humaniores, Walter Pater was informed by philosophy from his earliest essays to his last book. The Platonism of Walter Pater examines Pater''s deep engagement with Platonism throughout his career. It overturns his reputation as a superficial aesthete known mainly for his "Conclusion" to The Renaissance to reposition his contribution to literature and the history of ideas. In his criticism and fiction, including his studies on myth, Pater was influenced by several of Plato''s dialogues. Phaedrua, Symposium, Theaetetus, Cratylus, and The Republic informed his philosophy of beauty, history, myth, knowledge, ethics, language, and style. As a philosopher, critic, and artist, Plato embodied what it meant to be an author to Pater, who imitated his creative practice from vision to expression. For Pater Platonism was also a point of contact with his contemporaries, including Matthew Arnold and Oscar Wilde, offering a means to take new measure of their literary relationships. Using the interdisciplinary critical tools of Pater''s own educational milieu which combined literature, philosophy, and classics, The Platonism of Walter Pater repositions the importance Pater''s contribution to literature and the history of ideas.
Adam Lee is a Lecturer at Tyndale University, Canada. He has a D.Phil in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford, specializing in the late-Victorian era. He has taught a range of courses at Sheridan College, including Composition and Rhetoric, Greek Mythology, and Canadian Literature; and currently he teaches lite...
Loading
Title:The Platonism Of Walter Pater: Embodied Equity
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.31 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.31 X 0.98 in
Published:March 7, 2020
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780198848530

Recently Viewed
|