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Forms of modernity : Don Quixote and modern theories of the novel

Author: Rachel Lynn Schmidt
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2011.
Series: University of Toronto romance series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's a critical cliché that Cervantes' Don Quixote is the first modern novel, but this distinction raises two fundamental questions. First, how does one define a novel? And second, what is the relationship between this genre and understandings of modernity? In Forms of Modernity, Rachel Schmidt examines how seminal theorists and philosophers have wrestled with the status of Cervantes' masterpiece as an 'exemplary
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Lynn Schmidt
ISBN: 9781442642515 1442642513
OCLC Number: 670421182
Description: xx, 403 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Don Quixote and the problem of modernity --
Arabesques and the modern novel : Friedrich Schlegel's interpretation of Don Quixote --
The emptiness of the arabesque : Georg Lukács's theory of the novel --
Ideas and forms : Hermann Cohen's novelistics --
The poetics of resuscitation : Unamuno's anti-novelistics --
Form foreshortened : Ortega y Gasset's mediations on Don Quixote --
Don Quixote in Bakhtin --
Revolutions and the novel.
Series Title: University of Toronto romance series.
Responsibility: Rachel Schmidt.

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