The Aesthetics of Enchantment in the Fine Arts

The Aesthetics of Enchantment in the Fine Arts

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Let us revive the true sense of fine arts: enchantment! In the conceptualised, commercialised, artificial approach to fine arts, we forgot its authentic experiential sense. It lies at the imaginative heart of all arts there to be retrieved by the creative recipient as the very 'truth of it all'.
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  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 162.6 x 238.8 x 30.5mm | 635.04g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • X, 326 p.
  • 0792361830
  • 9780792361831

Table of contents

Acknowledgments The Theme: Toward the Aesthetics of Enchantment Inaugural Study. Part 1. Aesthetic Enchantment; A-T. Tymieniecka. The Phenomenology of the Experience of Enchantment; G. Backhaus. `Watery Worlds Awash': The Sound of Water in Wallace Stevens; N. Goldfarb. Light, Color, Interiority and the Aesthetics of Enchantment; S. Leuthold. Leonardo's Enchantress; P. Trutty-Coohill. Lartique and the Politics of Enchantment; B. Grosskurth. Part II. The Ambiguous Meaning of Musical Enchantment in Kant's Third Critique; S.C. Davidson. Systematic Seductions: Identities of Place in the Sculptures of Bernard Pages; S. Hunter. Art and the Reenchantment of Sensuous Human-Activity; D. Brubaker. Perceiving the Sublime: A Look at Emerson's Aesthetics; C.R. Maibor. Part III. The Creative Voice; M. Steer. Semiotics and Musical Choice: Beyond Analysis Revisited; D. Lipten. The Aesthetics of Enchantment; L. Kimmel. Part IV. Re-covering Mystery: Restoring Ancient Avenues of Discovery and Concealment; B. Bernstein, D. Chismar. Solitary at the Counter; D.G. Palmgren. Through Death Comes Life: The Dying and Resurrecting Gods of Mesoamerica and Egypt; D. Wirth. The Allure of the Naza; A. Lindsay. Corporeal Disenchantment or Aesthetic Allure? Henri Matisse's Early Critical Reception in New York; M. Brennan. Part V. Zizek's Sublimicist Aesthetic of Enchanted Fantasy; C.G. McMahon. Metaphor and the Hermeneutic Potential of Poetic Discourse; S. Gillies. Hermann Hesse: The Search for Oneself; A. Cecilia. Enchantment in Baroque Festive Court Performances in France: Les plaisirs de l'ile enchantee; C. Ruoff. Appendix: Index ofNames.
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