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Hegel's Aesthetics; A Critical Exposition (Paperback): Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Hegel's Aesthetics; A Critical Exposition (Paperback)

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Excerpt: ... conducting us out of their tumult into repose. It is later in origin than the Epic or the Lyric. It is the product of a civilization already advanced, and supposes the days of the primitive Epos to be past, and that the Lyric has already existed, since it makes use of this. In the Epic the personal will is at the mercy of destiny; in the Lyric, the personal consciousness asserts its independence.. If the Drama is to unite these two characteristics, it must be under the following conditions: The action it selects is not a physical but a moral one. The event is not forced by external circumstances, but comes from the living will. Through this it is drawn into collision with other wills. This perpetual relation of the events with the characters is the principle of Dramatic Poetry. Whatever results to the hero is the fruit of his own acts. To rest for awhile in order to exhibit the pathetic situation with lyrical latitude is a permission that, if allowed, must be economically made use of by the dramatic poet. The soliloquies of the Drama have interest, not as lamentations or rhapsodies, but as giving the swift inner movement of the soul, explaining itself to itself, or about to change its attitude toward the other souls.] In this respect the Drama is simpler than the Epos. It has not for basis an entire world, ramified in all its parts, but only a smaller number of determined circumstances in the midst of which its personages march on directly to their end. A larger development of character than that arising from the particular circumstances would be superfluous, and dissipate the interest. Such human relations must be selected as admit of collisions. The motives of these oppositions are, however, the moral powers, and the issue of these conflicts is determined by the eternal laws. The...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-92191-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-92191-9
Barcode: 9781150921919

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