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Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

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Words And Worlds: Irony Makes Literary Creations, Alastair Goff Jan 2007

Words And Worlds: Irony Makes Literary Creations, Alastair Goff

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

In this paper I take up anew the suggestion recurrent in the work of Kierkegaard and Luk√°cs, among others, that literature is fundamentally ironic. Literary creations, I argue, are ironic because they convey the real world, even though the worldhood of this world is ineffable. In creating a world from words in a novel or poem, the author confronts his or her own scepticism about the possibilities of written expression. Literary creations are only completed when the reader is able to engage with the world of words that is constituted in the work, and to realize that what is said ...


Editorial Jan 2004

Editorial

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.


Notices Jan 2004

Notices

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.


Recent Publications Jan 2004

Recent Publications

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.


Colorization Revisited, Julie C. Van Camp Jan 2004

Colorization Revisited, Julie C. Van Camp

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

This article is both philosophical and practical in its intent. It endeavours to bring into focus an idea with an Ancient Greek lineage, poiesis, and determine whether it may revitalise our thinking about the 'making' of art. The art-making considered in this paper will concentrate exclusively on Western art and its historical and contemporary manifestations. I suggest that poiesis - that which "pro-duces or leads (a thing) into being'" - may enable practitioners in the varying art forms, and aestheticians who reflect upon them, to come to a deeper sense of how artworks work: that they realize themselves inter-dependently of the formative ...


Notices Jan 2003

Notices

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.


Recent Publications Jan 2003

Recent Publications

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.


Poiesis And Art-Making: A Way Of Letting-Be, Derek H. Whitehead Ph.D. Jan 2003

Poiesis And Art-Making: A Way Of Letting-Be, Derek H. Whitehead Ph.D.

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

This article is both philosophical and practical in its intent. It endeavours to bring into focus an idea with an Ancient Greek lineage, poiesis, and determine whether it may revitalise our thinking about the 'making' of art. The art-making considered in this paper will concentrate exclusively on Western art and its historical and contemporary manifestations. I suggest that poiesis - that which "pro-duces or leads (a thing) into being'" - may enable practitioners in the varying art forms, and aestheticians who reflect upon them, to come to a deeper sense of how artworks work: that they realize themselves inter-dependently of the formative ...


Editorial Jan 2003

Editorial

Contemporary Aesthetics (Journal)

No abstract provided.