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Barcelona's Vocation of ModernityRise and Decline of an Urban Image

Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image

Joan Ramon Resina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758321
eISBN:
9780804787505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Since the closing decades of the nineteenth century, Barcelona has striven to sustain an image of modernity that distinguishes itself within Spain. This book traces the development of that image ... More

The Enigma of Isaac BabelBiography, History, Context

The Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context

Gregory Freidin (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759038
eISBN:
9780804773331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A literary cult figure on a par with Franz Kafka, Isaac Babel has remained an enigma ever since he disappeared, along with his archive, inside Stalin's secret police headquarters in May of 1939. Made ... More

Exemplarity and MediocrityThe Art of the Average from Bourgeois Tragedy to Realism

Exemplarity and Mediocrity: The Art of the Average from Bourgeois Tragedy to Realism

Paul Fleming

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758901
eISBN:
9780804769983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Following Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's analysis of art's increasing difficulty to both engage and extricate itself from prosaic reality, this book investigates the strategies employed by German ... More

The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist

The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist

Zachary Sng

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770170
eISBN:
9780804775090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Eighteenth-century Europe, preoccupied with both the origins and the defense of reason, was naturally concerned with what might be the root of all error. A topic any systematic account of knowledge ... More

The Theater of TruthThe Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics

The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics

William Egginton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769549
eISBN:
9780804773492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that seventeenth-century Baroque and twentieth-century Neobaroque aesthetics have to be understood as part of the same complex. The Neobaroque, rather than being a return to the ... More

Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Julie Candler Hayes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759441
eISBN:
9780804779791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759441.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines the evolution of neoclassical translation theory from its origins among the first generation of French Academicians to its subsequent importation to England by royalist exiles, its ... More

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