Mimesis & Its Romantic Reflections

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In Romantic theories of art and literature, the notion of mimesis--defined as art's reflection of the external world--became introspective and self-reflexive as poets and artists sought to represent the act of creativity itself. Frederick Burwick seeks to elucidate this Romantic aesthetic, first by offering an understanding of key Romantic mimetic concepts and then by analyzing manifestations of the mimetic process in literary works of the period. Burwick explores the mimetic concepts of "art for art's sake," "Idem et ...

Mimesis and Its Romantic Reflections 2007, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271033273

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Mimesis & Its Romantic Reflections 2001, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271020372

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