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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893.
Essays, speculative and suggestive.
London, Smith, Elder, & Co.; New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1907
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John Addington Symonds
|Description:||xviii, 431 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||The philosophy of evolution.--On the application of evolutionary principles to art and literature.--On some principles of criticism.--The provinces of the several arts.--On the relation of art to science and morality.--Realism and idealism.--The model.--Beauty, composition, expression, characterisation.--Caricature, the fantastic, the grotesque.--Notes on style.--Democratic art. With special reference to Walt Whitman.--Landscape.--Nature myths and allegories.--Is poetry at bottom a criticism of life? A review of Matthew Arnold's selection from Wordsworth.--Is music the type or measure of all art?--The pathos of the rose in poetry.--A comparison of Elizabethan with Victorian poetry.--Appendix.|
|Responsibility:||by John Addington Symonds ...|