Download e-book for kindle: Theories of Mimesis by Arne Melberg

By Arne Melberg

ISBN-10: 0511597738

ISBN-13: 9780511597732

ISBN-10: 0521452252

ISBN-13: 9780521452250

ISBN-10: 0521458560

ISBN-13: 9780521458566

Mimesis has lengthy been brought up as a key proposal within the exploration of the connection among artwork and fact. during this significant learn Arne Melberg discusses the idea and historical past of mimesis via research of texts by way of Plato, Cervantes, Rousseau and Kierkegaard, and brings mimesis as an idea into the context of the literary theories of de guy and others. This strenuously argued account of language and time charts the move of mimesis from the Platonic philosophy of similarity to trendy principles of distinction.

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