Beyond the tragic vision : the quest for identity in the nineteenth century / by Morse Peckham.

Author
Peckham, Morse [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : George Braziller, 1962.
Description
380 pages ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Notes
Includes index.
Contents
  • Introduction: the problems of the historian
  • 1. The end of ancient thinking : I. Orientation and culture
  • II. Paradise and eternity
  • III. Enlightenment
  • 2. The alienated vision : IV. The discovery of the self : Goethe-Kant
  • V. Explorers: 1. : Byron-Stendhal
  • VI. Explorers: 2. : Wordsworth-Goethe
  • VII. Explorers: 3. : Friedrich-Constable
  • VIII. Explorers: 4. : Schopenhauer-Beethoven
  • 3. The heroic redeemer : IX. The world without value : Beethoven-Kant-Hegel-Schopenhauer
  • X. Transcendental authority : Carlyle-Balzac-Scott
  • XI. The transcendental ear : Tennyson-Balzac-Berlioz-Schumann-Hoffmann
  • XII. The transcendental eye : Baudelaire-Delacroix-Turner
  • 4. Illusion and reality : XIII. Transcendentalism in difficulty : Disraeli-Carlyle-Balzac
  • XIV. The hero frustrated : Wagner's dreams ; Wagner's music
  • XV. Self and object : Ruskin-Browning-Flaubert-Baudelaire-Hanslick-Bruckner
  • XVI. The crisis of style : Schumann-Flaubert-Ruskin-Browning-Baudelaire-Tennyson-Zola-Darwin-Courbet-Manet
  • 5. Style and value : XVII. Identity and personality : Wagner-Swinburne-Wilde-Moreau
  • XVIII. Identity and style : Brahms-Mallarme
  • XIX. Style and freedom : Seurat-Cezanne-Gauguin-Debussy
  • XX. Beyond tragedy : Nietzsche.
LCCN
62009932
OCLC
374048
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