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作者 Stokes, Christopher, 1981-
書名 Coleridge, language and the sublime [electronic resource] : from transcendence to finitude / by Christopher Stokes
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
國際標準書號 9780230295063 (electronic bk.)
0230295061 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 p. cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Language, Longinus, emotion: "violently agitated by a real passion": Longinus and Coleridge's effusions; "the self-watching subtilizing mind": the impassioned self in the 1798 Fears in solitude quarto -- Terror, Burke, ethics: "cruel wrongs and strange distress": an ethical terror-sublime in "The destiny of nations"; "my soul in agony": the terrors of subjectivity in "The rime of the ancient mariner" -- Representation, Kant, theology: "ye signs and wonders of the element! utter forth God": divine presence and divine withdrawal in the natural sublime; "what never is but only is to be": the ontology of the Coleridgean sublime -- Conclusion: "a specimen of the sublime dashed to pieces": sublimity in The biographia literaria and the limbo constellation
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 6, 2011). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Coleridge, Language and the Sublime is the first full-length study to engage Coleridge's work through the aesthetics of the sublime. It argues for a double-edged Coleridge whose poetic and metaphysical commitments to transcendence were played out, under the sign of sublimity, against his sharp awareness of weakness and lack. Traversing the themes of language, terror and representation, his position in a conversation about finitude - a conversation that encompasses Longinus, Burke and Kant as well as modern theorists of the sublime - is shown to be an important element of our own post-Romantic legacy. Drawing on close readings of the best known poetry (the Conversation lyrics, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner) as well as more obscure poems, his prose works and notebooks, this study offers a vibrant, alternative Coleridge who is neither the magisterial architect of Romantic idealism, nor disillusioned and dejected, but a profound thinker of what it means to be at the limits of thought, language and experience
鏈接 Print version: Stokes, Christopher, 1981- Coleridge, language and the sublime. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780230278110 (DLC) 2010034431 (OCoLC)657270903
主題 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Criticism and interpretation
Sublime, The, in literature
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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