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Poetics of History

Rousseau and the Theater of Originary Mimesis

Poetics of History( )
Author: Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe
Translator: Fort, Jeff
Publication Date:Feb 2019
Publisher:Fordham University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

Poetics of History places Rousseau at the origin of modern speculative philosophy by showing that his thinking on the theater, despite its dependence on a false and conventional reading of Aristotle, nonetheless articulates a radical thinking of originary mimesis, and, well before Hegel, an understanding of catharsis as Aufhebung.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
Psychology / General
History / General
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.5 Inches

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