Essays on the Nature of Art

Essays on the Nature of Art

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In this newest book, the author presents a theory of art which is at once universal in its general conception and historically-grounded in its attention to aesthetic practices in diverse cultures. The author argues that especially today art not only enjoys a special king of autonomy but also has important social and political responsibilities.The situation depicted must resound with associations drawn both from life experience and from story and legend but must stand always as a concentrated presentation of a particular emotion to be found nowhere else but in the actionanbsp;...

Title:Essays on the Nature of Art
Author:Eliot Deutsch
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1996-11-01


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