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Exemplarity and mediocrity : the art of the average from bourgeois tragedy to realism

Author: Paul Fleming
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exemplarity and Mediocrity explores the strategies modern German literature employed to increasingly attune itself to quotidian life-common heroes, everyday life, non-extraordinary events-while at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fleming, Paul.
Exemplarity and mediocrity.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008007443
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fleming
OCLC Number: 748902874
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Exemplarity and mediocrity --
Common heroes : the making of an exemplary audience (Lessing on bourgeois tragedy) --
Mediocre artists : the aesthetic education of the dilettante (Goethe and Schiller) --
Average life : the art of prosaic reality (Grillparzer and Stifter).
Responsibility: Paul Fleming.

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"An exceptionally fine inquiry into the origin and function of the category of the 'unexceptional' in modern German literature, Fleming's study grants insight into those figures and forces that have Read more...

 
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