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'Samson Agonistes and the Hellenic Drama', Proceedings of the British Academy, vol. 3 (1908), pp. 341-8

Richard Claverhouse Jebb

Sir Richard C. Jebb, Regius Professor of Greek and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, was one of the foremost classicists of the Victorian era. His editions of Sophocles' had a profound influence on subsequent scholarship. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Art, Literature and Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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...I Samson Agonistes may fairly be called classical both in language and in structure. The language has throughout elevation and temperate dignity, resembling that of Paradise Lost, but colder, and with fewer bursts of great eloquence...

On Antiquities.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...Mercier, in his Tableau de Paris, remarks—“That ancient names without splendor—dismal, plain stone coffins—figures sad and uninteresting, sculptured without taste or proportion; are the things which fill our churches. Genius seems...

Weil and the Tragic

Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Tragic Form Simone Weil’s choice to write a tragedy, in the midst of the political upheaval she was witnessing, the suffering all around her, and her own uprooting and constant, intense spiritual search, is no coincidence and certainly...

Introduction: Artifice and History

David Roberts

David Roberts is Emeritus Professor, School of Languages and Cultures, Monash University, Melbourne. Co-editor of the journal Thesis Eleven. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy is Associate Professor of Communications at the Monash University, Australia. He is also the co-editor of the journal Thesis Eleven. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dialectic of Romanticism : A Critique of Modernism

Continuum, 2004

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...The course that led from Kant's Third Critique to Heidegger's The Origin of the Work of Art was a lethal one. It ended in the ruination, even damnation, of the German nation. Its poisonous effects are still with us. More than a half century...

An Address Delivered at the Mason College

Richard Claverhouse Jebb

Sir Richard C. Jebb, Regius Professor of Greek and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, was one of the foremost classicists of the Victorian era. His editions of Sophocles' had a profound influence on subsequent scholarship. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Art, Literature and Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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...At the Annual Meeting for the Distribution of Prizes, 1800. Oct. 9, 1893.When the Council of this College did me the honour of inviting me to give the Inaugural Address to-day, I understood that, as on similar occasions in recent years...

The Classical Form of Art

David James

David James is Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Thought at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art, Myth and Society in Hegel’s Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The Original Epic For Hegel, the original epic, of which the Homeric epic is the high point, forms the foundation of a people’s consciousness, and thus belongs among the monumenta nationum, in which the world of a whole people finds...

The perils of the foreign

Karl Axelsson

Karl Axelsson is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is also the author of The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions (2007) and the Swedish translator and editor of the Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Aesthetics : Addison and Shaftesbury on Taste, Morals and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Bickerstaff reports, on 18 April 1709, from Will’s coffeehouse in Covent Garden, on received letters, about a celebrated performance of the opera Pyrrhus and Demetrius at the Queen’s Theatre in the Haymarket (T I, 39–40; 4). Originally...

Lecture XXVI

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 2: Keble’s Lectures on Poetry, 1832–1841

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Numerous passages considered which show Pindar to have been of a joyous and buoyant disposition : this is specially illustrated by the delight he takes in reverting to his native Thebes and all things associated with his boyhood.Every one...

Inaugural Address Delivered in the University of Glasgow, 4 November 1875

Richard Claverhouse Jebb

Sir Richard C. Jebb, Regius Professor of Greek and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, was one of the foremost classicists of the Victorian era. His editions of Sophocles' had a profound influence on subsequent scholarship. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Art, Literature and Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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...Inaugural Address Delivered in the University of Glasgow, 4 November 1875 is reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department, Sp Coll Mu21-c.35 & Sp Coll Mu25-a.50Principal, Ladies and Gentlemen—The custom...

The Four Ages.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...The Ancients, as Ovid elegantly shews in his Metamorphosis, held, that the different states of society were aptly expressed by being termed the Golden Age, the Silver, the Brazen, and the Iron—They conceived that the first state of man...