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By Susan Sontag

ISBN-10: 8483462826

ISBN-13: 9788483462829

Después de Contra l. a. interpretación (1968) y Estilos radicales (1969), en Bajo el signo de Saturno (1980) se encuentran reunidos una serie de ensayos ­magníficos los dedicados a Antonin Artaud y a Leni Riefensthal­ cuyo hilo conductor es los angeles discusión sobre las frágiles relaciones entre ethical y estética. Defensora de l. a. independencia del arte respecto a las rules de sus creadores ­«una obra de arte es una cosa en el mundo, no un texto o comentario sobre el mundo»­, en esta ocasión Susan Sontag habla sobre algunos de los artistas y pensadores más influyentes de nuestra period. «Esteta enamorada y moralista obsesiva, tal y como se describía a sí misma, Sontag, más que muchos otros escritores de su generación, consideraba l. a. tarea cotidiana de pensar y sentir como aspectos dialéticos mutuos. Al depurar esa sensibilidad mientras se ocupaba de los temas más controvertidos de su época, Sontag ha creado un corpus de un mérito ejemplar.» The Boston Globe

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I also situate this transformation within the larger trajectory of Baudelaire’s inquiry into the aesthetic, and, in this context, the “reversal of visual power in the exhibition of foreign merchandise” (123) represents a new stage in Baudelaire’s theorization of the ideal of imaginative receptivity for the cosmopolitan critic rather than the experience of the common viewer (see Sanyal 120–3). Ascribing a positive value to the bizarre or strange is not unique to Baudelaire, of course. For instance, Charles Perrier in his coverage of the 1855 Exposition writes in defense of exaggeration in Delacroix’s art, “in terms of art, the strange (l’étrange) is often more perfect than the perfect” (75).

Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Schaffer, Talia, and Psomiades, Kathy Alexis. ” Women and British Aestheticism. Ed. Talia Schaffer and Kathy Alexis Psomiades. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. 1–22. Shrimpton, Nicholas. ” Literature Compass. 2:1 (2005): 1–16. Todd, Jeffrey D. ” A Companion to the Works of Stefan George. Ed. Jens Rieckmann. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2005. 127–143. Kelly Comfort 21 Washbourne, Kelly. ” Introduction. After-Dinner Conversation: The Diary of a Decadent.

Beginning as early as 1882 with the publication of José Martí’s Ismaelillo and extending until approximately 1920 when the avant-garde period replaces it, Latin American modernismo can be characterized by the following “articles of faith”: (a) a preoccupation with the marginalized status of the writer and his or her fall from legislator to “non producer” [. ]; (b) disdain for the acquisitiveness of the Kelly Comfort 19 philistine classes and all that was admired by bourgeois values [. ]; (c) art as a new source of faith; (d) language as incantatory, orphic, and the means to transgressing, transcending, and creating a “double” of the universe; (e) formal refinement and innovation; (f) an aspiration toward beauty [.

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