David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2002)
In Victorian Modernism: Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience Jessica Feldman sheds a pragmatist light on the relation between the Victorian age and Modernism by dislodging truistic notions of Modernism as an art of crisis, rupture, elitism and loss. She examines aesthetic sites of Victorian Modernism - including workrooms, parlours, friendships, and family relations as well as printed texts and paintings - as they develop through interminglings and continuities as well as gaps and breaks. Examining the works of John Ruskin (art critic and social thinker), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (poet and painter), Augusta Evans (best-selling domestic novelist,) and William James (philosopher and psychologist), Feldman relates them to selected twentieth-century creations. She reveals these sentimental, domestic and sublime works to be pragmatist explorations of aesthetic realms. This study, which leads Modernism back into the Victorian age, will be of interest to scholars of literature, art history, and philosophy.
|Keywords||Aesthetics, Modern Modernism (Aesthetics Pragmatism|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$14.99 used (87% off) $56.79 new (49% off) $105.45 direct from Amazon (5% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BH191.F45 2002|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Lucian Krukowski (1992). Aesthetic Legacies. Temple University Press.
David Joel Metzer (2009). Musical Modernism at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press.
Salim Kemal (1999). Aesthetic Licence: Foucault's Modernism and Kant's Post-Modernism. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 7 (3):281 – 303.
John W. Maerhofer (2009). Rethinking the Vanguard: Aesthetic and Political Positions in the Modernist Debate, 1917-1962. Cambridge Scholars Pub..
Bruce E. Fleming (1995). Modernism and its Discontents: Philosophical Problems of Twentieth-Century Literary Theory. P. Lang.
Charlotte De Mille (ed.) (2011). Music and Modernism, C. 1849-1950. Cambridge Scholars Pub..
Ahmet Ersoy, Maciej Górny & Vangelis Kechriotis (eds.) (2010). Modernism: The Creation of Nation States. Central European Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #146,756 of 1,101,578 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #178,496 of 1,101,578 )
How can I increase my downloads?