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Panaesthetics
On the Unity and Diversity of the Arts

Daniel Albright

While comparative literature is a well-recognized field of study, the notion of comparative arts remains unfamiliar to many. In this fascinating book, Daniel Albright addresses the fundamental question of comparative arts: Are there many different arts, or is there one art which takes different forms? He considers various artistic media, especially literature, music, and painting, to discover which aspects of each medium are unique and which can be “translated” from one to another. Can a poem turn into a symphony, or a symphony into a painting?

 

Albright explores how different media interact, as in a drama, when speech, stage decor, and music are co-present, or in a musical composition that employs the collage method of the...

The Anthony Hecht Lectures in the Humanities Series

2014   336 pp.  58 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300186628  $30.00 sc
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Eruv
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Eruv
 



The Poetry of Kabbalah
Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition
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Arcadian America
The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition
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The Brazen Plagiarist
Selected Poems
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Wilfred Owen
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Winter Mythologies and Abbots
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Trans-Atlantyk
An Alternate Translation
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Jews and Words
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Severina
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Diasporas of the Mind
Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History
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The Erotic Doll
A Modern Fetish
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Selected Poems
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The Beecher Sisters
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The Danube
A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest
 



Lillian Hellman
An Imperious Life
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My Bondage and My Freedom
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Through a Screen Darkly
Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad
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Reading Dante
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Yale French Studies, Number 124
Walter Benjamin’s Hypothetical French Trauerspiel
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