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The theater of truth : the ideology of (neo)baroque aesthetics

Author: William Egginton
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010.
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This work argues that 17th-century baroque and 20th-century neobaroque aesthetics have to be understood as part of the same complex. The author explores expressions of this problem in the art and literature of the Hispanic baroques, new and old.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Egginton, William, 1969-
Theater of truth.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009022164
(OCoLC)373474838
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Egginton
ISBN: 9780804773492 0804773491 0804769540 9780804769549
OCLC Number: 646067948
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 170 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the baroque as a problem of thought --
Of baroque holes and baroque folds --
How to build a baroque house (Cervantes, master architect) --
The theater of truth --
The opacity of language and the transparency of being : on Góngora's poetics --
The corporeal image and the new world baroque --
The dream life of Calderón and Borges --
The world well dressed : the later cinema of Pedro Almodóvar.
Responsibility: William Egginton.

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"William Egginton's latest book undertakes an ambitious synthesis of intellectual traditions in the service of a grand vision of the baroque." -- Donald Gilbert- Santamaria * Read more...

 
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