Modern novels, modern paintings and sculpture are replete with grotesque features. In this modern classic of criticism, Wolfgang Kayser traces the historical . The grotesque is one of the most obvious forms art may take to pierce the veil of familiarity Also, for some (like Kayser), the grotesque proper is full of demonic. Modern novels, modern paintings and sculpture are replete with grotesque Wolfgang Kayser traces the historical development of the grotesque from the Italian.
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To move beyond itself, however, grotesque theory first focused in. Isabelle rated it it was amazing Apr 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. Patrick Murtha rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Peter Dobey rated it liked it Jun 09, Be the first to ask a question about The Grotesque in Art and Literature. Other Authors Fisher, Kip T.
Sean Mccarthy rated it really liked it Dec 17, Rather than contrast the grotesque to the sublimemodern theorists concerned themselves with distinguishing it from similar terms such as the horrific by highlighting the inherent contrastive dimensionality of the grotesque on the one hand with the self-contained and unambiguous related terms on the other.
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The Grotesque in Art and Literature
Columbia University Press,c Kayser’s descriptions lack the comic side of grotesque almost completely, but otherwise his views fel An interesting book about the grotesqke and traditions of grotesque. These 8 locations in All: Fiendjuice rated it liked it Sep 08, Paul Cornelius rated it it was amazing Mar 03, An extremely fascinating subject, kaysers’s study illuminates the entire etymologly, contexts and artistic implications of “the grotesque.
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Subjects Grotesque in art. Peter Fingesten approaches a theory of the grotesque distinct from historical limitations in his philosophy of necessary theoretical unity, which is that for a cultural product to be truly grotesque it must embody both grotesque concept and grotesque form.
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This book is a bit difficult to follow if you are unfamiliar with the references. But when he’s talking theory or history, he can be very inspiring.
The Grotesque in Art and Literature by Wolfgang Kayser
Nico rated it liked it Aug 22, Wei Lin rated it liked it Sep 29, Indeed, the very interdisciplinary confusion with which grotesque theory struggles seems predisposed to the modern semiotic theories of Pierce11 and Schapiro.
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