Download e-book for kindle: Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature by Peter Kivy

By Peter Kivy

ISBN-10: 0199562806

ISBN-13: 9780199562800

ISBN-10: 0199596298

ISBN-13: 9780199596294

Antithetical Arts constitutes a defence of musical formalism opposed to those that might positioned literary interpretations at the absolute tune canon. partially I, the old origins of either the literary interpretation of absolute track and musical formalism are laid out. partially II, particular makes an attempt to place literary interpretations on a variety of works of absolutely the track canon are tested and criticized. eventually, partly III, the query is raised as to what
the human importance of absolute track is, if it doesn't lie in its representational or narrative content material. the answer's that, as but, philosophy has no resolution, and that the query can be thought of a big one for philosophers of paintings to contemplate, and to aim to reply to with no charm to
representational or narrative content.

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