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Magnificence and the sublime in Medieval aesthetics

C. Stephen Jaeger

Magnificence and the sublime in Medieval aesthetics

art, architecture, literature, music

by C. Stephen Jaeger

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by C. Stephen Jaeger
SeriesThe new Middle Ages
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBH301.S7 M34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24468226M
ISBN 109780230618985
LC Control Number2010013897

Keywords: Beauty, Liberal Arts, Medieval Aesthetics, Medieval Philosophy, Wisdom, Women Philosophers. Diotima of Mantinea’s arguments in Plato’s Symposium (5th century BC) and the writings of Herrad of Hohenbourg (c. c. ) and Christine de Pizan () show the deep influence the study of philosophy had on them, in varying ways. "Magnificent Architecture in Late Medieval Italy," in Magnificence and the Sublime: The Aesthetics of Grandeur in Medieval Art, Architecture, Music and Literature, ed. C. Stephen Jaeger (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ),

The Image of God and the Aesthetics of Grace”, in C.S. Jaeger (ed.), Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature Music (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ), pp. JEGP focuses on Northern European cultures of the Middle Ages, covering Medieval English, Germanic, and Celtic Studies. The word "medieval" potentially encompasses the earliest documentary and archeological evidence for Germanic and Celtic languages and cultures; the literatures and cultures of the early and high Middle Ages in Britain, Ireland, Germany, and .

Arthuriana publishes book reviews and brief notices on a wide range of medieval and Arthurian subjects. Regular notices of the activities of the International Arthurian Society appear in this journal. Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature, Music ed. by C. Stephen Jaeger.   Jager offers a timely and appropriate intervention into the lay reception of medieval vernacular texts and the function of aesthetics within that reception, two subjects that have been critically under-examined despite the recent turn toward formalism within medieval : Katharine W. Jager.


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Magnificence and the sublime in Medieval aesthetics by C. Stephen Jaeger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Magnificence and the Sublime: The Aesthetics of Grandeur in the Middle Ages: Art, Architecture, Music and Literarture sets out to return interest in the lofty, spiritual, and even terrifying in medieval culture from the current preoccupation with the humble and carnal; and it succeeds masterfully by shifting focus from the marginal to the.

"Magnificence and the Sublime is a welcome addition to The New Middle Ages series, and a significant contribution to interdisciplinary scholarship on medieval aesthetics.

This is a book that breaks important new ground.5/5(1). Magnificence and the Sublime: The Aesthetics of Grandeur in the Middle Ages: Art, Architecture, Music and Literarture sets out to return interest in the lofty, spiritual, and even terrifying in medieval culture from the current preoccupation with the humble and carnal; and it succeeds masterfully by shifting focus from the marginal to the 4/5(2).

Get this from a library. Magnificence and the sublime in Medieval aesthetics: art, architecture, literature, music. [C Stephen Jaeger;] -- "These essays recover the lively discussions on the topics of "magnificence" and "the sublime" in the art and literature of antiquity, the Renaissance, and the ages following, and apply them to the.

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Buy Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics (The New Middle Ages) by Jaeger, Stephen, Stephen Jaeger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Book Reviews Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature, Music.

Edited by C. Stephen Jaeger. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, Pp. x +40 b + w illustrations. $ There seems to be something a little provocative in talking about the medieval sublime, bearing in mind that the European popularity of this term.

Magnificence in Classical Antiquity Plato. Plato offered the first philosophical interpretation of the concept of magnificence. He separated megalopsychía (magnanimity) from megaloprépeia (magnificence), which had been synonymous in archaic Greek.

Magnificence is the special quality in Plato's conception of the philosopher-king, as presented in the fifth and sixth books. PDF Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics Art Architecture Literature Music Download Full Ebook.

the medieval sublime. What informs the whole of the book Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics is an argument for the possibility of the sublime in a highly iconic and mimetic cultural environment.

This environment could easily be thought of as a series of pretty or quaint pictures that can awake modern people’s. Abstract. Magnificence has become a significant subject in discussions of Italian Renaissance art, particularly architecture, since it came to widespread attention in the early s as a justification for large-scale architectural, urbanistic, and artistic patronage, and other forms of prominent display, for which it is now often used as a synonym.

The Sense of the Sublime in the Middle Ages (in progress). Enchantment: On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West (University of Pennsylvania Press, ). Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics, ed.

Medieval Humanism in Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan und Isolde (Heidelberg: Winter, ). The Origins of Courtliness: Civilizing Trends. Medieval aesthetics refers to the general philosophy of beauty during the Medieval gh Aesthetics did not exist as a field of study during the Middle Ages, influential thinkers active during the period did discuss the nature of beauty and thus an understanding of medieval aesthetics can be obtained from their writings.

Magnificence. Burke, Edmund. On the Sublime and Beautiful. The Harvard Classics In that excellent book, so remarkable for the vivacity of its descriptions as well as the solidity and penetration of its sentences, the Wisdom of the Son of Sirach, there is a noble panegyric on the high priest Simon the son of Onias; and it is a very.

Magnificence in Miniature: The Case of Early Medieval Manuscripts. Adam S. Cohen - - In C. Stephen Jaeger (ed.), Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature, Music. Palgrave-Macmillan. INTRODUCTION Medieval philosophers did not develop a system of aesthetics but they do provide an interesting entry point to the study of aesthetics.

Ideas concerning the beautiful are spread throughout their writings, gathered and developed by later philosophers. Binski, P. () “ Reflection on ‘The Wonderful Height and Size’ of Gothic Great Churches and the Medieval Sublime,” in Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature, Music, ed.

Jaeger, C. New York. –Cited by: Umberto Eco wrote this short treatise some years ago. It was re-released in the 80s (after the success of Name of the Rose, I hazard the guess?) in a new translation with a new, humble introduction by the is still an engaging read for anyone interested in medieval art or the development, in general, of western aesthetics.4/5.

The Magnificence of a Singer in Fifth-Century Gaul. Christopher Page - - In C. Stephen Jaeger (ed.), Magnificence and the Sublime in Medieval Aesthetics: Art, Architecture, Literature, Music. s: Lars Spuybroek, Georgia Institute. This collection of texts on the Sublime provides the historical context for the foundation and discussion of one of the most important aesthetic debates of the Enlightenment.

The significance of the Sublime in the eighteenth century ranged across a number of fields - literary criticism, empirical psychology, political economy, connoisseurship, landscape design and aesthetics.

For a thoroughgoing discussion of medieval aesthetics, read Umberto Eco's Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages (New Haven: Yale University Press, ISBN ). Eco is known as the author of the encyclopedic medieval murder mystery, The Name of the Rose.

Older but more specifically influential in Chaucer studies is D.W. Robertson's A Preface to Chaucer .The book's main aims are to reassess historical notions of the sublime to develop a new theory and to assert the value of the concept for contemporary debates in aesthetics and environmental thought.

The book focuses more on the Anglo-American tradition of philosophy, in which the sublime has largely been by: 3. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.