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Lessing and the Enlightenment

(Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

by Alexej Ugrinsky

  • 326 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • German Literature,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • German,
  • Continental European,
  • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim,
  • 1729-1781,
  • 18th century,
  • Congresses,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Germany,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10418983M
    ISBN 100313253137
    ISBN 109780313253133

    Doris Lessing has books on Goodreads with ratings. Doris Lessing’s most popular book is The Golden Notebook. The first comprehensive study in English of Lessing's theological and philosophical thought, this book will appeal to all those interested in the history of modern theology, as well as specialists in the Enlightenment and the German romantic : Oxford University Press.

    Rethinking Lessing’s Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the ‘limits’ of painting and poetry Book January with 47 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Mendelssohn therefore supported the movement for ‘popular philosophy’ which sought to spread Enlightenment ideas among lower social classes. Other competitors, such as Schiller, Herder, Wieland, Hamann, Riem and Lessing, some of the great names of the German Enlightenment, put forward quite different ideas, often, as did Schiller Author: Dorinda Outram.

    In recent years, Lessing scholarship has been greatly enriched by not only the completion of Wilfried Barner's critical edition of Lessing's texts but also the pubIn lication,in German, of both Monika Fick's Lessing Handbuch and a translation of H. B. Nisbet's biography of Lessing, among others, an updated version of Nisbet's biography, and a. Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry (Oxford, OUP, ) Gotthold Ephraim Lessing first published Laokoon, oder über die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie (Laocoon, or on the Limits of Painting and Poetry) in


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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (–81) is held in high esteem as one who marks the cutting edge of the German Enlightenment. He was the very first German Lessing and the Enlightenment book achieve a spiritually and intellectually mature state of being, the hallmark of which is independent and responsible use of one's own reason.

He also stands as a key figure in German intellectual history, a bridge joining Luther, Leibniz Author: Toshimasa Yasukata. In these scattered texts, Lessing challenged the full range of theological views in the Enlightenment, from Protestant orthodoxy, with its belief in Biblical inerrancy, to a radical naturalism, which rejected both the concept of a divine revelation and the historically based claims of Christianity to be one, as well as virtually everything in.

This essay collection grew out of a Hofstra University conference on the life, works, and influence of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, the eighteenth-century German playwright, critic, and philosopher who essentially established a new national literature in Germany during the Enlightenment.

The volume is divided into two main sections, in which various scholars confront and reevaluate two. The volume shows how the Laocoon exploits Greek and Roman models to sketch the proper spatial and temporal 'limits' (Grenzen) of what Lessing called 'poetry' and 'painting'; at the same time it demonstrates how Lessing's essay is embedded within Enlightenment theories of art, perception, and historical interpretation, as well as within nascent Price: $ COVID Resources.

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Lessing and the Enlightenment on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lessing and the EnlightenmentManufacturer: Michigan. The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

Enlightenment An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Lessing was among the first Germans to succeed at supporting himself almost completely through his writing.

He embraced the principles of the Enlightenment wholeheartedly and advocated religious and intellectual tolerance. The son of a Lutheran minister, Lessing attended the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: Lessing's achievement / H.B. Nisbet --Lessing and the French Enlightenment / Romira Worvill --Lessing as journalist and controversialist / Alexander Košenina and Ritchie Robertson --Lessing's poetry / Richared E.

Schade --Reception, gratitude and obligation:. The first comprehensive study in English of Lessing's theological and philosophical thought, this book will appeal to all those interested in the history of modern theology, as well as specialists in the Enlightenment and the German romantic movement.

In these scattered texts, Lessing challenged the full range of theological views in the Enlightenment, from Protestant orthodoxy, with its belief in Biblical inerrancy, to a radical naturalism, which rejected both the concept of a divine revelation and the historically based claims of Christianity to be one, as well as virtually everything in Pages: lessing s theological writings Download lessing s theological writings or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get lessing s theological writings book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () is held in high esteem as one who marks the cutting edge of the German Enlightenment.

He was the very first German to achieve a spiritually and intellectually. EBOOK SYNOPSIS: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () is the foremost literary figure of the German Enlightenment. He is the founder of modern German literature, who urged his compatriots to look to Shakespeare and other English writers rather than France for inspiration.

Read the full-text online edition of Enlightenment and Community: Lessing, Abbt, Herder and the Quest for a German Public (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Enlightenment and Community: Lessing. Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry Edited by Avi Lifschitz and Michael Squire Classical Presences.

Represents the first edited book in English to focus on Lessing's Laocoon, and includes work by leading international scholars whose work is mainly available only in German and French.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () is the most eminent literary figure of the German Enlightenment and a writer of European significance. His range of interest as dramatist, poet, critic, philosopher, theologian, philologist and much else besides was comparable to that of Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau, with all of whose ideas he engaged.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, (born Jan. 22,Kamenz, Upper Lusatia, Saxony [Germany]—died Feb. 15,Braunschweig, Brunswick [Germany]), German dramatist, critic, and writer on philosophy and helped free German drama from the influence of classical and French models and wrote plays of lasting importance.

His critical essays greatly stimulated German letters and combated. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () stands as a key figure in German intellectual history, a bridge joining Luther, Leibniz, and German idealism.

Despite his well-recognized importance in the history of thought, Lessing as theologian or philosopher of religion remains an enigmatic figure. Scholars refer to the riddle or mystery of Lessing, a mystery that has proved intractable because of his.

The European Enlightenment, World Citizenry, and Lessing’s Reception Today,” looks at various central figures of the European Enlightenment (Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, and Ferguson) to trace commonalities between Lessing’s projects of enlightenment and the situation in other European intellectual centers, with an emphasis on the role of.Rethinking Lessing’s Laocoon provides a reassessment of this seminal work on its th anniversary, examining Lessing’s interpretation of ancient art and poetry, the Enlightenment contexts of the treatise, and its subsequent legacy in the fields of aesthetic, semiotics, and philosophy.Lessing himself describes it as “more of a disordered collectanea for a book, than a book.” The work’s title is derived from Lessing’s discussion of the difference between the [End Page ] representation of the Laocoon myth in the famous sculpture held in the Vatican and in Virgil’s : C.

Richard Booher.