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Art for Art's Sake and Literary Life

How Politics and Markets Helped Shape the Ideology and Culture of Aestheticism, 1790-1990

Art for Art's Sake and Literary Life( )
Author: Bell-Villada, Gene H.
Series title:Stages Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8032-1260-2
Publication Date:Mar 1996
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Art for Art's Sake and Literary Life is a history of literary aestheticism from the eighteenth century to modern deconstruction. Gene H. Bell-Villada examines writings by critics, philosophers, and other writers from Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Uniting all is his conviction that "there are concrete social, economic, political, and cultural reasons for the emergence, growth, diffusion, and triumph of l'art pour l'art over the past two centuries."

Book Details
Pages:342
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.32 Inches
Book Weight:1.408 Pounds



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