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Item Number: 144548
Title: Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon : Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry
Author: Lifschitz, Avi ; Michael Squire (eds)
Price: $110.00
ISBN: 9780198802228
Record created on 02/06/17
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Available Autumn 2017
Description: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 22cm., hardcover, 496pp. illus.

Contents: Foreword - Why Lessing's Laocoon Still Matters, W. J. T. Mitchell ; Introduction - Rethinking Lessings Laocoon From Across the Humanities, Avi Lifschitz and Michael Squire ; Laocoon Today - On the Conceptual Infrastructure of Lessing's Treatise, David E. Wellbery ; Laocoon among the Gods, or - On the Theological Limits of Lessing's Grenzen, Michael Squire ; Lessing's Laocoon as Analytical Instrument - The Perspectives of a Classical Archaeologist, Luca Giuliani ; Sympathy, Tragedy, and the Morality of Sentiment in Lessing's Laocoon, Katherine Harloe ; Mendelssohn's Critique of Lessing's Laocoon, Frederick Beiser ; Naturalizing the Arbitrary - Lessing's Laocoon and Enlightenment Semiotics, Avi Lifschitz ; Temporalization - Lessing's Laocoon and the Problem of Narration in Eighteenth-Century Historiography, Daniel Fulda ; Criticism as Poetry - Lessing's Laocoon and the Limits of Critique, Elisabeth Décultot ; Suffering in Art - Laocoon between Lessing and Goethe, Ritchie Robertson ; Transparency and Imaginative Engagement - Material as Medium in Lessing's Laocoon, Jason Gaiger ; Lessing's Laocoon and the 'As-If' of Aesthetic Experience, Jonas Grethlein ; Art and Necessity - Rethinking Lessing's Critical Practice, Paul A. Kottman ; Image and Text in Lessing's Laocoon - From Friendly Semiotic Neighbours to Articulatory Twins, Jürgen Trabant ; Envoi - The Two-Fold Liminality of Lessing's Laocoon, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht. (Classical Presences)

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