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George Santayana, literary philosopher

Author: Irving Singer
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Santayana was unique in his contributions to American culture. For almost sixty years before his death in 1952, he combined literary and philosophical talents, writing not only important works of philosophy but also a best-selling novel, volumes of poetry, and much literary criticism. This portrait of Santayana's thought and complex personality explores the full range of his harmonisation of the literary and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biografieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Singer, Irving.
George Santayana, literary philosopher.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99053686
Named Person: George Santayana; George Santayana
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Singer
ISBN: 9780300128536 0300128533
OCLC Number: 182530674
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 217 pages)
Contents: A pilgrimage to Santayana --
His host the world --
The last Puritan --
Idealization : Santayana versus Freud --
Santayana's philosophy of love --
Santayana as a literary critic --
Greatness in art --
The basis of aesthetic and moral criticism --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Irving Singer.

Abstract:

George Santayana wrote not only important works of philosophy but also a novel, poetry and much literary criticism. In this portrait of Santayana's thought and complex personality, Irvine Singer  Read more...

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