Poetry and Philosophy From Homer to Rousseau: Romantic Souls, Realist Lives

Palgrave-Macmillan (2005)

This book features readings of over twenty key texts and authors in Western poetry and philosophy, including Homer, Plato, Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare and Rousseau. Simon Haines argues that the history of both can be seen as a struggle between two different conceptions of the self: the "romantic" vs. the "realist".
Keywords Poetry History and criticism  Self (Philosophy) in literature  Self (Philosophy
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Call number PN1083.S46.H35 2005
ISBN(s) 1403944180
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