Translations of the sublime : the early modern reception and dissemination of Longinus' Peri hupsous in rhetoric, the visual arts, architecture and the theatre / / edited by Caroline van Eck ...[et. al.].

Contrary to widely held assumptions, the early modern revival of ps-Longinus' On the Sublime did not begin with the adaptation published by Boileau in 1674; it was not connected solely with the Greek editions that began to appear from 1554; nor was its impact limited to rhetoric and literature....

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Year of Publication:2012
Series:Intersections 24.
Physical Description:1 online resource (292 p.)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material
  • Introduction / Caroline van Eck , Stijn Bussels and Maarten Delbeke
  • The Meaning of Apostrophè in Longinus’s On the Sublime (16, 2) / Francis Goyet
  • Longinus and Poetic Imagination in Late Renaissance Literary Theory / Eugenio Refini
  • The Sublime and the Bible: Longinus, Protestant Dogmatics, and the “Sublime Style” / Dietmar Till
  • A l’aune du sublime : autour du « Parallèle de Corneille et Racine » (1688) de La Bruyère / Paul J. Smith
  • Orrore, terrore, timore. Vasari und das Erhabene / Hana Gründler
  • Elevated Twins and the Vicious Sublime. Gianlorenzo Bernini and Louis XIV / Maarten Delbeke
  • “One never sees monsters without experiencing emotion”. Le merveilleux and the Sublime in Theories on French Performing Arts (1650–1750) / Stijn Bussels and Bram Van Oostveldt
  • The Demosthenes of Painting. Salvator Rosa and the 17th century Sublime / Helen Langdon
  • The Longinian Sublime, Effect and Affect in ‘Baroque’ British Visual Culture / Lydia Hamlett
  • Figuring the Sublime in English Church Architecture 1640–1730 / Caroline van Eck
  • Paradoxical Encounters. Eighteenth-Century Architectural Experiences and the Sublime / Sigrid de Jong
  • Index Nominum.