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Author Cassedy, Steven.

Title Flight from Eden : the origins of modern literary criticism and theory / Steven Cassedy
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1990]


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Description viii, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : How literary criticism came into its own in this country and how the poets got there first -- Pt. 1. Language. Flight from Eden : myths about myths about language in modern times -- The Russian tradition from Potebnia to Shklovsky, with some poets in between -- Mallarmé and the elocutionary disappearance of the poet -- pt. 2. Theology. Introduction : The hidden God -- How God didn't quite die in France -- Icon and logos, or why Russian philosophy is always theology -- Roman Jakobson, or how logology and mythology were exported -- pt. 3. Relationalism. Numbers, systems, functions-- and essences -- Descartes in relational garb -- How numbers ran amok in Russia -- pt. 4. Ontology. The being of artworks -- Being in the world and being in structures in Mallarmé and Valéry -- Into the world of names and out of the museum -- Rilke's house of being
Analysis Literature Criticism
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-244) and index
Notes A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program
Subject Aesthetics, Modern -- 19th century.
Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Aesthetics, Modern.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Literature -- Philosophy -- 19th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- 19th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- Theory, etc -- History and criticism -- 20th century
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Literature.
LC no. 90039013
ISBN 0520068637 (cloth)
Other Titles Flight from Eden