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Poetic Force: Poetry After Kant (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics) (Hardcover)

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This book argues that the theory of force in Kantian aesthetics and further developed by Walter Benjamin is of decisive importance both to nineteenth-century poetry and to the connection between poetry and philosophy over the last two centuries.

About the Author


Kevin McLaughlin is Dean of the Faculty and George Hazard Crooker Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and German Studies at Brown University. He is the author of Writing in Parts: Imitation and Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Literature (1995) and Paperwork: Literature and Mass Mediacy in an Age of Paper (2005), as well as co-translator into English of Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780804791007
ISBN-10: 0804791007
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: September 17th, 2014
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics